Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has transformed into one of the remarkable Broadway productions of the 21st century. Standing out with its unique interpretation of the Greek myth, this performance delves into the more somber realms of hell and revival. It continued to earn multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and keeps on enchant audiences currently. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – this Broadway sensation is making its journey to your city!
Prepare to witness the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, play out right in front of you during this on-stage performance. The momentous event is scheduled to occur at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 9th January 2024. This modern version of the age-old Greek origin tale will catch your heartstrings and stir a tidal wave of sentiments. With a wonderful score composed by the creative genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is positioned to create a lasting memory that's going to stay with you for a lifetime.
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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 earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the production was honored with accolades for its mesmerizing music composed by David Mitchell, the masterful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the ingenious scenic design, the impressive sound design, the masterful lighting design, and the artful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reimagining of a ancient Greek tale, Eurydice is shown as a young woman well-versed in navigating on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in meteorological patterns. Conversely, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. 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, assisted by his harmonious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he achieves bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is compact, consisting of just 13 members, who stay put on the forefront for the most of the performance. The chorus consists of five cast members, who provide their singing and dancing in the background to heighten the vigor of the songs. Included among the actors the three Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The full seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all with the exception of the drummer are seen on stage. The primary figures include the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered accolades on the Broadway rendition, commenting, “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 centuries, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably current and fresh about the way those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are unveiled in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this trip to the underworld feels like a newly conceived creation.”
Be set to be a part of the acclaimed Broadway presentation of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 9th January 2024. Seize the opportunity to secure your tickets right away before they are sold out – coming to see this show is an event you will not regret!