Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has become among the exceptional Broadway performances of the modern times. Standing out with its unique interpretation of the Greek tale, this theatrical piece delves into the more somber realms of the underworld and revival. It went on to earn multiple Tony Awards, including the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and keeps on captivate audiences currently. Great news for all the residents of New York, New York – this Broadway sensation is on its way to your city!
Brace yourself to behold the spellbinding narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold in front of your gaze during this live presentation. The significant event is scheduled to occur at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 6th December 2023. This fresh reimagining of the age-old Greek genesis tale will grab your heartstrings and arouse an array of feelings. With a wonderful score composed by the creative genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to make an unforgettable impression that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Secure your spots to Hadestown immediately! This eagerly anticipated show is a favorite for spectators spanning generations, thus, you finally have the chance to enjoy it in the flesh. Don't pass up on this chance! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to procure your entrance right away!
One measure of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and the remarkable production has several. Out of 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the musical garnered accolades for its captivating musical score by David Mitchell, the masterful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the artful lighting design, and the artful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Greek story, Eurydice is shown as a young woman well-versed in surviving on her own in a world characterized by unpredictability, even in weather conditions. On the other hand, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter overflowing with sentiments. Upon their initial encounter, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into unthinking drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, with the assistance of his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his residence.
The cast is compact, made up of merely 13 members, who remain on the stage for the most of the performance. The choir consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the vitality of the songs. Present in the cast the 3 Fates, who sing, converse, and interact with the characters. The full seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all excluding the drummer are on display on stage. The primary figures embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered commendations on the Broadway rendition, remarked, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank at the top, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for millennia, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably current and fresh about the method those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this trip to the underworld feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be set to witness the acclaimed Broadway presentation of Hadestown this winter! The event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 6th December 2023. Seize the opportunity to secure your tickets right away before they disappear – being a part of this production is an experience you will not repent!