Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This Tony and Grammy Award-winning stage musical that leads you to a journey through the underworld and back… HADESTOWN is all set to come in New York, New York to enchant audiences in an unprecedented way! Be part of the intriguing and lovable tale of Orpheus in this spectacular musical event. Ever since its award-winning Broadway debut in March 2019, the performance Hadestown brought to life an ancient Greek legend of ill-fated youthful lovers and imbued it with vibrant melodies.
Prepare yourself for an evening of extraordinary narratives, because Hadestown is ready to take the stage at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 8th November 2023. Celebrated as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the performance promises to engage you within a narrative that's truly unique. Experience the exceptional cast embody the compelling message of this Broadway hit right in your very own community.
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One measure of a performance's triumph is its count of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has a good number of. From the 14 nominations it received for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Furthermore, the musical was honored with accolades for its captivating music composed 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 creative orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reimagining of a ancient Greek legend, Eurydice is depicted as a young woman adept in coping on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in meteorological patterns. On the other hand, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. After their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into unthinking drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, with the assistance of his harmonious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is compact, consisting of just 13 members, who stay put on center stage for the most of the show. The choir consists of five cast members, who contribute their vocals and dance in the background to enhance the energy of the songs. Included among the actors the 3 Fates, combining singing, conversation, and interaction with the characters. The complete seven-piece band for "Hadestown" performs the entire production while all with the exception of the drummer are seen on stage. The main characters 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 thousands of years, inspiring numerous versions. However, there's something remarkably modern and fresh about the way those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this journey to the realm of the dead feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be prepared to experience the acclaimed Broadway performance of Hadestown this fall! The spectacle is planned for at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 8th November 2023. Seize the opportunity to obtain your tickets without delay before they run out – being a part of this performance is an occasion you won't regret!