Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
A Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical that guides you to hell and back… HADESTOWN is prepared to come in New York, New York to captivate audiences in an unprecedented way! Be part of the intriguing and lovable tale of Orpheus in this stunning musical event. Ever since its celebrated Broadway debut in March 2019, the musical Hadestown brought to life an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated adolescent lovers and imbued it with vibrant melodies.
Brace yourself for an evening of wondrous narratives, as Hadestown is poised to take the stage at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 20th February 2024. Recognized as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the performance promises to immerse you in a story that's genuinely unique. See the stellar cast portray the strong theme of this Broadway hit right in your very own hometown.
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This remarkable production known as Hadestown is no exception when it comes to the melancholic conclusions that characterize many musicals. The initial song emphatically declares it to be a "sad song" and a "sad tale." In spite of its melancholy ending, "Hadestown" captures attention owing to its exceptional performers and well-defined storyline infused with a powerful meaning. The tale retells the myth of Orpheus from Greek mythology. The core plot revolves around the journey of Orpheus and Eurydice to Hadestown, the realm ruled by Hades, where their deeply intertwined love story unfolds.
Anaïs Mitchell, the genius behind Hadestown, is responsible for its music, lyrics, and book. Her exceptional talents come to the forefront in her other prominent creations like Young Man in America and Child Ballads. In collaboration with director Rachel Chavkin, Mitchell embarked on a journey to create a fresh version of the stage play in 2012. This revised rendition included extra musical numbers and dialogues. The remodeled theatrical adaptation of the musical, crafted under Chavkin's guidance, premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on May 6 and ran until July 31. The production subsequently traveled to Edmonton and London before making its grand entry on Broadway in March 2019.
The renowned New York Daily News had a fantastic time attending the Broadway presentation and commented, “America's journey to the underworld is a road best avoided – better to step off it, dear ones. Don't glance back – it's much too hazardous. Instead, hunt for the fissures in that famous wall we're building. That's the core of "Hadestown," the thrilling new Broadway production with a score that emanates from the very depths of the American soul. Blending elements of steampunk, "Westworld," and Bourbon Street anarchy, this grim tuner was conceived as a concept album in 2010 – a kind of folk opera – created by the astounding singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.”
It's no way you can pass up on a theatrical gem like Hadestown. Its distinctive reimagining of the timeless story is guaranteed to hold your interest all the way through. With elements of music spanning from folk and indie folk to country, blues, ragtime, gospel, rock, swing, and avant-garde, the show has something for everyone. During this time of year, get ready to be part of the spectators as Hadestown takes the stage in New York, New York! The incredible presentation is scheduled at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Tuesday 20th February 2024. Don't miss out – grab your seats for Hadestown immediately!