Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has evolved into one of the most outstanding Broadway performances of the 21st century. Setting itself apart with its distinctive approach of the Greek legend, this performance explores the darker realms of the underworld and recovery. It continued to secure multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and still captivate audiences to this day. Great news for all the residents of New York, New York – the Broadway sensation is headed to your doorstep!
Get ready to witness the mesmerizing narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, play out in front of your gaze during this on-stage show. The epoch-making event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 10th October 2023. This modern reimagining of the age-old Greek beginning tale will grab your heartstrings and stir a tidal wave of sentiments. With a splendid score crafted by the creative genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to create a lasting memory which will stay with you forever.
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This remarkable production known as Hadestown is no outlier when it comes to the melancholic conclusions that mark a lot of musicals. The initial song emphatically declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." In spite of its tragic conclusion, "Hadestown" draws interest due to its outstanding ensemble and well-crafted plot containing a powerful message. The narrative retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The main focus revolves around the adventure of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their intense love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the mastermind behind this astonishing production, is the mind behind its music, lyrics, and book. Her exceptional talents shine through in her other notable works like Young Man in America and Child Ballads. In collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin, Mitchell embarked on a journey to create a new iteration of the theatrical piece in 2012. This enhanced rendition included extra musical numbers and dialogues. The remodeled theatrical adaptation of the musical, developed under Chavkin's supervision, debuted Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and performed until July 31. The production subsequently traveled to Edmonton and London before making its grand arrival on Broadway in March 2019.
The New York Daily News had a wonderful time witnessing the Broadway showing and commented, “America's journey to the underworld is a route best avoided – better to step off it, dear ones. Don't peer backward – it's way too dangerous. Instead, hunt for the cracks in that renowned barrier we're building. That's the central theme of "Hadestown," the exciting 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 dystopian tuner was conceived as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the incredible singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
There is no way you can overlook on a musical masterpiece like Hadestown. Its fresh take of the timeless narrative is guaranteed to capture your attention throughout the entire show. With a fusion of musical styles including folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show caters to a broad audience. This fall, prepare to be part of the crowd as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The memorable show is set at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 10th October 2023. Don't miss out – grab your tickets for Hadestown immediately!