Walter Kerr Theatre | New York, New York
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has transformed into among the remarkable Broadway shows of the modern times. Distinguished with its unusual approach of the Greek legend, this musical explores the darker realms of hell and recovery. It went on to earn multiple Tony Awards, among them the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and still enchant audiences even now. Fantastic updates for all the residents of New York, New York – the much-celebrated Broadway sensation is headed to your city!
Get ready to experience the captivating narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, unfold right in front of you during this on-stage performance. The significant event is scheduled to unfold at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 31st January 2024. This contemporary version of the age-old Greek origin tale will seize your heartstrings and evoke a whirlwind of emotions. With a fantastic score created by the genius Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is poised to leave an indelible mark which will stay with you for a lifetime.
Secure your seats to Hadestown right away! This much-anticipated show is a favorite for audiences of all ages, so now, you now have the opportunity to enjoy it live and in person. Don't pass up on this chance! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to snatch up your entry promptly!
One measure of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and the remarkable production has a good number of. Among 14 nominations it got for the 2019 Tony Awards, Hadestown clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Furthermore, the production was honored with accolades for its enchanting musical score by David Mitchell, the insightful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the ingenious scenic design, the noteworthy sound design, the masterful lighting design, and the artful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reimagining of a ancient Greek story, Eurydice is presented as a young woman adept in surviving on her own in a world filled with unpredictability, even in climate. Conversely, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter overflowing with sentiments. Upon their initial encounter, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into mindless drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, and aided by his melodious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his residence.
The cast is small, consisting of just 13 members, who remain on the stage for the majority of the show. The chorus consists of five cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the vigor of the songs. Among the performers are the 3 Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The entire seven-piece band for "Hadestown" plays the entire show while all excluding the drummer are visible on stage. The main characters encompass the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered accolades on the Broadway rendition, remarked, “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 thousands of years, inspiring numerous versions. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the way those stories - those timeless melodies, those poignant ballads - are presented in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this trip to the underworld feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be prepared to witness the acclaimed Broadway presentation of Hadestown this winter! The event is planned for at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Wednesday 31st January 2024. Grab the chance to obtain your tickets right away before they run out – being a part of this production is an event you will not repent!