Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
Regardless of whether you're an enthusiast of ancient Greek myths or not, rest assured – HADESTOWN is the ideal musical selection for you. The awe-inspiring production of HADESTOWN is gearing up to grace the stage in New York, New York. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience! The intriguing narrative of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice will undoubtedly have you enthralled, yearning for a positive resolution.
This astounding musical stands as a recipient of both the Tony and Grammy Awards for its exemplary accomplishments. Upon its grand debut, it garnered rave reviews and commendation from critics. This spellbindingly mesmerizing musical captures the very essence of the underworld, offering you an chance to grasp and appreciate it more than mere dread. With its blend of music, lyrics, and narrative crafted by Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown is an absolute must-see during this winter. Attend for the live presentation at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday 27th January 2024!
The talented Anaïs Mitchell wrote the musical score, lyrics, and story for the musical Hadestown. It recounts a reimagined version of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Eurydice, a youthful woman struggling with hunger, ventures to work in a grim industrial depiction of the Greek underworld to escape poverty and the biting cold. Her lover Orpheus, a penniless singer-songwriter, undertakes on a journey to rescue her.
Upon its initial Broadway unveiling, the Broadway production garnered 14 Tony Awards nominations, winning eight coveted accolades. It achieved itself the sought-after label of ‘Best Musical,’ greatly delighting the enthusiastic fans. The presentation premiered on Broadway on April 17, 2019, gaining commendation. It was acclaimed for its direction and the exceptional performance of André De Shields. The New York Times described it as "exquisite" and "mesmerizing," praising its improvement from the New York Theatre Workshop version. David Rooney from The Hollywood Reporter stated it "absolutely fabulous," with a special mention of Gray and Page's superb performances.
TimeOut NY encourages its audience to experience the incredible rendition of Hadestown. They shared, “Here's my advice: Attend hell. And by hell, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell's captivating and evocative new Broadway show. In short, the production modernizes the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice: Boy crosses paths with a girl, they fall in love, they face hardships, they go through trials, and they find themselves in the underworld—sounds similar to a old story, doesn't it? But it's Anaïs Mitchell's current interpretation of this enduring tale—and Chavkin's—that brought life back to this classic narrative.”
Now your moment to experience the remarkable performance of Hadestown this winter! People in New York, New York, here's your opportunity to watch or re-experience one the greatest Broadway spectacles of the present generation. The show's timeless tale of star-crossed romance is a must-watch! The melodies will echo in your minds long after the curtain falls. Prepare to delve into the world of Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Saturday January 2024! Don't wait—Tickets are currently on sale here, thus get yours before they're sold out!