Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
HADESTOWN has evolved into among the most outstanding Broadway performances of the 21st century. Distinguished with its distinctive approach of the Greek legend, this musical delves into the shadowy realms of the underworld and resurrection. It proceeded to earn multiple Tony Awards, among them the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to fascinate audiences currently. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the Broadway sensation is on its way to your city!
Prepare to behold the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold before your eyes during this on-stage performance. The momentous event is scheduled to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 12th June 2024. This contemporary interpretation of the age-old Greek origin tale will seize your heartstrings and evoke a whirlwind of emotions. With a splendid score crafted by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is positioned to make an unforgettable impression that's going to stay with you perpetually.
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Hadestown is no exception when it comes to the tragic conclusions that characterize many musicals. The initial song decisively declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." In spite of its tragic conclusion, "Hadestown" compels attention because of its outstanding ensemble and sharp storyline imbued with a potent message. The narrative retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The main focus revolves around the odyssey of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their intense love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the creative force behind this astonishing production, is responsible for its music, lyrics, and book. Her impressive skills shine through in her other well-known projects 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 stage production in 2012. This revised rendition included added musical pieces and dialogues. The altered theatrical adaptation of the musical, developed under Chavkin's guidance, debuted Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and ran until July 31. The production later toured Edmonton and London before making its grand arrival on Broadway in March 2019.
The renowned New York Daily News had a fantastic time attending the Broadway presentation and enthused, “America's journey to the underworld is a road best avoided – better to step off it, young ones. Don't look back – it's much too hazardous. Instead, seek for the fissures in that renowned barrier we're building. That's the essence of "Hadestown," the riveting new Broadway production with a score that originates from the very depths of the American spirit. Combining elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street anarchy, 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 doubt you can miss out on a musical masterpiece like Hadestown. Its distinctive reimagining of the timeless story is assured to engage you throughout the entire show. With elements of music spanning from folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show appeals to a wide spectrum of viewers. During this time of year, get ready to be part of the audience as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The memorable show will happen at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 12th June 2024. Don't pass this up – grab your seats for Hadestown immediately!