Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Whether or not you're an enthusiast of historic Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the optimal musical selection for you. The awe-inspiring production of HADESTOWN is getting ready to grace the stage in New York, New York. Get prepared for an unforgettable experience! The captivating tale of ill-fated lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will certainly have you enthralled, yearning for a better outcome.
Hadestown stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its exceptional achievements. Upon its grand debut, it garnered high praise and accolades from critics. This spellbindingly mesmerizing musical depicts the very essence of the underworld, offering you an chance to grasp and appreciate it beyond the confines of fear. With its fusion of music, lyrics, and story crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this fall. Attend for the live performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 7th November 2023!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the music, lyrics, and book for the musical Hadestown. It tells a modernized version of the time-honored myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a young girl struggling with hunger, goes to work in a grim industrial portrayal of the Greek underworld to escape poverty and freezing conditions. Her beau Orpheus, a penniless singer-songwriter, sets off on a quest to save her.
Upon its initial Broadway presentation, the Broadway production garnered 14 Tony Awards nods, securing eight coveted accolades. It attained itself the desired title of ‘Best Musical,’ much to the enthusiastic fans. The spectacle premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, garnering commendation. It was commended for its management and the exceptional performance of André De Shields. The New York Times described it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," praising its improvement from the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter stated it "absolutely fabulous," with a special mention of Gray and Page's excellent performances.
TimeOut NY encourages its readers to witness the incredible interpretation of Hadestown. They stated, “Here's my advice: Go to hell. And by hell, of course, I'm referring to Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's engaging and emotional new Broadway musical. Essentially, the show gives a new twist to the age-old Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice: A lad encounters a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, and they find themselves in the underworld—sounds like an old story, right? But it's Anaïs Mitchell's current take on this ageless tale—and Chavkin's—that breathe life back into this classic narrative.”
Now your opportunity to witness the outstanding show of Hadestown this fall! Residents of New York, New York, here's your moment to watch or relish once again among the greatest Broadway spectacles of our generation. The timeless tale of star-crossed romance is a must-watch! The music will linger in your minds for days following the curtain falls. Get ready to delve into the world of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday November 2023! Don't hesitate—Tickets are now on sale here, so get yours before they're gone!