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 love seeing classical myths through the prisms of America's most powerful exports: capitalism, spectacle, and the blues.
Don't see it if you need "traditional" showtunes, story, staging, and performances in musicals.
See it if Orpheus and Eurydice myth reimagined in an original and brilliant way. Exceptional music and voices. Great choreography and staging.
Don't see it if It's a must-see.
See it if you liked Great Comet/Bands Visit, you like folksy musicals that focus on lyrics & music instead of show-stopping numbers. GREAT performers!
Don't see it if you like more Wicked and DEH. This is a really niche musical that not everyone will like. It's very quiet and focuses on lyrics & character.
See it if you love great theatre.This is a brilliant production:great acting,writing, staging, singing.It's as good as it gets.This is gonna win Tonys
Don't see it if you want bland froth.This show is riveting, fascinating, endlessly entertaining.Great performances,great directing.It is just amazing.
See it if you enjoy a great and original piece of musical--strong music writing and masterful staging.
Don't see it if you don't like pub jazz style music and do not care about Greek myth.
See it if Best musical since Hamilton; brilliant imaginative recreation of the Orpheus myth with social justice overtones but focus on love
Don't see it if Like Hamilton mostly sung through with rhyming speech and some may find the more modern overlays difficult- but is so clever and creative
See it if You want to experience some spectacular theater. Regardless of whether you know the story of Orpheus/Eurydice. Want a breath of fresh air.
Don't see it if You have a rock in the place of your heart. Hate shows based on stories you may have heard before. If you don't want your life changed.
See it if You love good theater You enjoy seeing something new and innovative You want to see the next Hamilton
Don't see it if You don't like musicals You don't like something new and innovative
See it if You want to experience musical theatre like you never have before. An incredibly new take on a classic tale.
Don't see it if You're looking for the every day, commercial Broadway experience.
See it if Beautiful music, incredible orchestrations and a great story that feels original/new. Everything about this production is stellar.
Don't see it if If you are a fan of musical theatre you should see this show.
See it if You appreciate a thought-provoking re-telling of an ancient myth that contains themes that resonate profoundly today.
Don't see it if Don’t see it if you don’t like non-traditional musical theatre and jazz and blues musical scores.
See it if you wanted to be wow'ed. This show is absolutely gorgeous beyond works. It has a longggg Broadway run ahead of itself.
Don't see it if you don't like sweeping beauty? This show truly may be my new favorite and I can think of no downsides! Truly spectacular.
See it if you like theatre done effortlessly and are tired of jukebox musicals and shows based on movies. "And for a moment I forget how cold it gets"
Don't see it if you don't like supporting new works or if you want a happy ending. "It's a sad tale, it's a tragedy, but we're gonna sing it anyway."
See it if Fans of shows like The Great Comet and Spring Awakening will probably like this show. Anyone looking for a unique piece of theatre.
Don't see it if If you’re looking for lighter, fluffier, less character driven musicals.
See it if you love a sung-through musical, loved Great Comet, want to see a stunning show by a female creative team, love inventive music
Don't see it if you need the through-line to be in-your-face, want a big tap-dancing ensemble, don't want to be dazzled by innovative theater
See it if You want to see the front runner for best musical, among other categories. This is brilliant and will be with you long after it’s over.
Don't see it if You want something flimsy and fluff. This show is complex and a must see
See it if Run to see this revolutionary new musical! Do you like mew works that keep you in awe for most of the night? This one has it all.
Don't see it if Mostly sung-through fantastic musicals are not for you? You need a more over-powering love story.
See it if Its a play that is energetic with great singing and visually engaging. Based on Greek myths. Look up the characters 1st for background
Don't see it if No reason not to see it. Loved it
See it if you want a completely unique experience. The staging, the lighting, the acting and singing are amazing. I said "wow" out loud several times.
Don't see it if you're looking for a completely new story. While the story may not be new or unique, the way it's told is.
See it if You want to experience truly beautiful theatrical composition.
Don't see it if You're satisfied with the slew of screen-to-stage productions and don't want to see something original.
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