Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has transformed into one of the remarkable Broadway performances of the 21st century. Standing out with its distinctive spin of the Greek legend, this theatrical piece dives into the shadowy realms of the underworld and recovery. It continued to secure multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to fascinate audiences to this day. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – this Broadway sensation is on its way to your city!
Prepare to witness the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold before your eyes during this live presentation. The epoch-making event is scheduled to take place at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 26th January 2024. This modern version of the age-old Greek origin tale will catch your heartstrings and arouse a whirlwind of emotions. With a splendid score created by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is positioned to leave an indelible mark which will stay with you for a lifetime.
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One measure of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and this outstanding show has quite a few. Out of 14 nominations it got for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the production garnered accolades for its captivating musical score by David Mitchell, the skillful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the creative scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the artful lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Hellenic tale, Eurydice is presented as a young woman well-versed in surviving on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in meteorological patterns. Meanwhile, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. Upon their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into mindless drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, with the assistance of his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is compact, consisting of just 13 members, who remain on center 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. Present in the cast the three Fates, combining singing, conversation, and interaction with the characters. The complete seven-piece band for "Hadestown" delivers the full performance while all with the exception of the drummer are seen on stage. The primary figures include the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered praises on the Broadway rendition, stating, “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 endless interpretations. However, there's something remarkably modern and fresh about the manner in which those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this voyage to the realm of the dead feels as if it were a novel creation.”
Be prepared to be a part of the acclaimed Broadway performance of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is set to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Friday 26th January 2024. Seize the opportunity to obtain your tickets without delay before they are sold out – being a part of this performance is an occasion you will not regret!