This new Broadway musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin is a love story for today…and always. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. 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 you want to go on a beautiful and emotional journey; it is a highly original mash-up of Greek myths with contemporary overtones. It soars!
Don't see it if Everyone should see it! Just go!
See it if you want to be dancing in your seat! Fantastic acting, dancing, lighting, set, music, etc. Extremely well thought-out.
Don't see it if I'm having troubles with this one - I think it's exquisite.
See it if you want to experience musical theater at it's best. It grabs you from the first song. Superb cast.
Don't see it if you only like light/traditional musical theater. This is different from anything else on Broadway.
See it if You are looking for an enchanting musical that will completely absorb you. An absolutely beautiful gorgeous show with stunning direction.
Don't see it if If you are looking for light fare or if you dont enjoy sung tjrough musicals.
See it if Creative reinterpretation and modernization of Greek myth that makes you want to see it again. A musical experience to treasure and remember
Don't see it if You hate musicals. Can’t imagine anyone not enjoying this.
See it if you want a musical that has real depth, that is different, that takes chances, that is operatic in its goals
Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional musical that is a frothy romantic comedy
See it if You love original, endearing and heartbreaking musicals! Prepare to be blown away!
Don't see it if You aren’t good at focusing on lyrics and dialogue instead of just watching a big dance number.
See it if you want to see something otherworldly yet remarkably human & remember how special it can be to share a story with a theatre full of people.
Don't see it if you don't like stories where you already know the ending.
See it if you love great performance & music & a fantastically done everything. (three days out and I'm still trying to put words to the experience)
Don't see it if You want great character depth, they're banking on myth knowledge I think, but that's my only complaint. It's masterfully presented.
See it if You’re looking for a show with a classic story, and a gorgeous and electric folk score, supported flawlessly with the most stunning visuals.
Don't see it if You’re really really sick of straight people. I can’t blame you, they’re everywhere. But you should still make an exception for these two.(:
See it if You want something new. Chavkin's staging is a wonder to behold. The score is gorgeous, the set beautiful, and the cast phenomenal.
Don't see it if You need a traditional musical but I would still suggest giving it a chance.
See it if If you're a Greek myth fan, DEFINITELY see this show!! Staging, costume, music...everything is PERFECTLY designed!! A 2019 Broadway HIT!!
Don't see it if People afraid or not able to deal with some light or smoke issue might need to be careful, especially first few rows of orchestra.
See it if you want to see a pair of epic love stories amazingly staged & see great performances, esp. Patrick Page & Amber Gray at top of their game
Don't see it if you'll get bored with a naive hero in Orpheus; you don't like jazzy-folk music
See it if You enjoy folk music with New Orleans vibes, gorgeous performances, jaw-dropping design, and a story that draws you completely in.
Don't see it if You’re looking for a traditional musical comedy.
See it if You enjoy a different theater experience with new music and a great interpretation of a greek classic. Amazin!
Don't see it if You don't like greek tragedy and need to have a happy ending in your shows.
See it if You want to see a total unique new musical with fantastic jazz/blues/folk/rock music, poet lyrics and riveting performances. So cool!
Don't see it if You only like traditional musicals & are cynical, but then go see it to expand your mind, it’s a beautiful love story, artistic & brilliant.
See it if you want to see an amazing folk/jazz musical with an extremely talented cast. You want to see a modern, updated Greek tragedy done right.
Don't see it if you're not interested in Greek mythology, folk operas, or something refreshingly different than the usual Broadway fare.
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