This new Broadway musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin is a love story for today…and always. More…
"Hadestown" intertwines two mythic tales — that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone — as it invites you on a hell-raising journey to the underworld and back with a story that pits industry against nature, doubt against faith, and fear against love.
See it if Looking for something very dark and new way to retell an old story
Don't see it if very slow, did not understand what was going on at the beginning , did not see chemistry between the two young leads , disappointing
See it if You are young and/or have little education, or if you don't go a lot to the theater and have little comparative experience.
Don't see it if You are a little more sophisticated and educated than the average citizen. Many scenes were too long, the music very average.
See it if Great staging/set, Great cast aside from leads, need an hour of explication of Orpheus & Eurydice myth.
Don't see it if you want memorable, intelligent lyrics, like depth to musicals, like leads that can act & sing
See it if you like talented actors and don’t mind an unclear plot requiring narration to tie the story together.
Don't see it if you are looking for a well told story where dialogue and lyrics enhance the experience.
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