Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The Tony and Grammy Award-winning stage production that leads you to a journey through the underworld and back… HADESTOWN is prepared to come in New York, New York to enchant audiences in an exceptional manner! Be part of the captivating and endearing tale of Orpheus in this stunning musical event. Following its celebrated Broadway debut in March 2019, the performance Hadestown has taken an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated young lovers and imbued it with dynamic melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night time of wondrous narratives, as Hadestown is set to come alive at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 9th February 2024. Acclaimed as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the show is sure to immerse you in a story that's really unique. See the stellar cast embody the powerful theme of this Tony-winning musical right in your very own hometown.
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This remarkable production known as Hadestown is no outlier when it comes to the tragic conclusions that mark a lot of musicals. The opening song clearly declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." Despite its tragic conclusion, "Hadestown" draws interest because of its brilliant cast and well-defined plot containing a potent message. The story retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The central focus revolves around the odyssey of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their closely connected love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the creative force behind this astonishing production, is credited with its music, lyrics, and book. Her impressive skills are evident in her other prominent creations like Young Man in America and Child Ballads. In collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin, Mitchell embarked on a journey to create a reimagined form of the theatrical piece in 2012. This updated rendition included added musical pieces and dialogues. The altered theatrical adaptation of the musical, crafted under Chavkin's direction, premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and ran until July 31. The production later had performances in Edmonton and London before making its grand entry on Broadway in March 2019.
The renowned New York Daily News had a terrific time experiencing the Broadway showing and expressed, “America's journey to the underworld is a route best avoided – better to step off it, my children. Don't peer backward – it's much too hazardous. Instead, search for the flaws in that renowned barrier we're building. That's the central theme of "Hadestown," the thrilling new Broadway musical with a score that originates from the very depths of the American core. Combining elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street disarray, this dark tuner originated as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the incredible singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
It's no doubt you can overlook on a theatrical gem like Hadestown. Its fresh take of the timeless narrative is certain to engage you throughout the entire show. With musical genres ranging from folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show has something for everyone. In this particular season, get ready to be part of the crowd as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The unforgettable performance will happen at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 9th February 2024. Don't pass this up – grab your seats for Hadestown immediately!