Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This 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 fascinate audiences like never before! Be part of the intriguing and heartwarming tale of Orpheus in this spectacular stage show. Following its acclaimed Broadway debut in March 2019, the performance Hadestown has taken an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated adolescent lovers and imbued it with exciting melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night of extraordinary narratives, since Hadestown is ready to take the stage at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 10th November 2023. Acclaimed as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the performance promises to enthrall you inside a tale that's really distinctive. Witness the stellar cast portray the powerful theme of this Broadway hit right in your community.
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One measure of a performance's triumph is its collection of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has quite a few. Among the 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the musical garnered accolades for its mesmerizing musical score 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 artful lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a ancient Greek story, Eurydice is presented as a young woman adept in surviving on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in meteorological patterns. Conversely, Orpheus is a ardent 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, and aided by his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he achieves bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is small, consisting of just 13 members, who stay put on the forefront for the majority of the performance. The choir consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the energy of the songs. Present in the cast the 3 Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, 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 primary figures embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered commendations on the Broadway rendition, stating, “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 numerous versions. However, there's something remarkably current and fresh about the way those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this trip to the underworld feels like a newly conceived creation.”
Be set to witness the praised Broadway performance of Hadestown this fall! The spectacle is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 10th November 2023. Grab the chance to obtain your tickets without delay before they are sold out – attending this production is an event you won't repent!