Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has transformed into among the most outstanding Broadway performances of the modern times. Distinguished with its unique approach of the Greek legend, this musical dives into the shadowy realms of hell and resurrection. It went on to win multiple Tony Awards, among them the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to captivate audiences to this day. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the much-celebrated Broadway sensation is on its way to your doorstep!
Brace yourself to witness the mesmerizing narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold in front of your gaze during this on-stage show. The significant event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 14th December 2023. This contemporary reimagining of the age-old Greek origin tale will catch your heartstrings and arouse an array of feelings. With a splendid score composed by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to leave an indelible mark that's going to stay with you forever.
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An indicator of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and Hadestown has a good number of. Out of 14 nominations it earned for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the play was honored with accolades for its mesmerizing musical score by David Mitchell, the insightful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the impressive sound design, the artful lighting design, and the creative orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Greek tale, Eurydice is depicted as a young woman well-versed in coping on her own in a world characterized by unpredictability, even in climate. On the other hand, Orpheus is a fervent singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. Upon their first meeting, 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 manages to bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is small, comprising only 13 members, who stay put on the stage for the majority of the show. The chorus consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the energy of the songs. Included among the actors the 3 Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The entire seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all with the exception of the drummer are on display on stage. The primary figures encompass the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered accolades on the Broadway rendition, remarked, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank high, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for centuries, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably modern and fresh about the method those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this trip to the realm of the dead feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be ready to witness the acclaimed Broadway presentation of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 14th December 2023. Grab the chance to secure your tickets right away before they disappear – being a part of this show is an experience you will not feel sorry!