Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
This spellbinding masterpiece titled HADESTOWN has transformed into among the remarkable Broadway performances of the current era. Standing out with its unusual approach of the Greek legend, this musical dives into the darker realms of hell and recovery. It proceeded to earn multiple Tony Awards, among them the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to fascinate audiences even now. Great news for all the residents of New York, New York – the much-celebrated Broadway sensation is on its way to your doorstep!
Prepare to experience the spellbinding narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, play out before your eyes during this live show. The momentous event is scheduled to occur at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 16th November 2023. This contemporary version of the age-old Greek genesis tale will grab your heartstrings and arouse a tidal wave of sentiments. With a splendid score composed by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is set to create a lasting memory that will stay with you forever.
Secure your seats to Hadestown immediately! This highly awaited show is a favorite for people from various age groups, so now, you finally have the chance to enjoy it up close. Don't miss out! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to procure your entrance right away!
One measure of a performance's triumph is its count of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has quite a few. From 14 nominations it got for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the play received accolades for its mesmerizing musical score by David Mitchell, the insightful 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 skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Greek tale, Eurydice is presented as a young woman skilled in navigating on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in climate. Meanwhile, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter filled with feelings. Upon their initial encounter, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into automated drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, assisted by his melodious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he succeeds in bringing her back to his dwelling.
The cast is compact, made up of merely 13 members, who remain on the stage for the bulk of the show. The ensemble consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the vitality of the songs. Included among the actors the three 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 central protagonists encompass the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered commendations 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 modern and fresh about the way those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this journey to the underworld feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be set to experience the praised Broadway show of Hadestown this fall! The event is planned for at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday 16th November 2023. Seize the opportunity to procure your tickets immediately before they run out – coming to see this show is an occasion you shall not feel sorry!