Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has evolved into an example of the most outstanding Broadway productions of the current era. Standing out with its distinctive interpretation of the Greek legend, this performance dives into the more somber realms of the underworld and resurrection. It continued to secure multiple Tony Awards, including the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and keeps on captivate audiences to this day. Exciting tidings for all the residents of New York, New York – the Broadway sensation is making its journey to your doorstep!
Brace yourself to experience the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold before your eyes during this live presentation. The significant event is scheduled to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 20th December 2023. This contemporary reimagining of the age-old Greek origin tale will grab your heartstrings and arouse a whirlwind of emotions. With a splendid score created by the brilliance Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is positioned to leave an indelible mark that will stay with you perpetually.
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Hadestown is no exclusion when it comes to the heartrending conclusions that define a lot of musicals. The opening song clearly declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." Despite its sorrowful finale, "Hadestown" compels attention due to its brilliant cast and sharp storyline infused with a potent lesson. The narrative retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The central focus revolves around the odyssey of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their closely connected love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the genius behind Hadestown, is credited with its music, lyrics, and book. Her remarkable abilities are evident 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 stage play in 2012. This updated rendition included extra musical numbers and dialogues. The remodeled theatrical adaptation of the musical, developed under Chavkin's direction, premiered 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 debut on Broadway in March 2019.
The esteemed New York Daily News had a wonderful time attending the Broadway presentation and expressed, “America's journey to the underworld is a path best avoided – better to get off it, dear ones. Don't look back – it's far too perilous. Instead, seek for the fissures in that renowned barrier we're building. That's the core of "Hadestown," the riveting new Broadway show with a score that originates from the very depths of the American core. Combining elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street anarchy, this grim tuner originated as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the incredible singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
It's no doubt you can miss out on a spectacular musical like Hadestown. Its unique reinterpretation of the timeless narrative is certain to capture your attention throughout the entire show. With musical genres ranging from folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show appeals to a wide spectrum of viewers. This winter, prepare to be part of the spectators as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The unforgettable performance is set at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 20th December 2023. Don't pass this up – reserve your seats for Hadestown right away!