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 a refreshing take on the myth of Orpheus scored with beautiful music and taken on by amazing acting.
Don't see it if you don't like theatre? There is no reason to not see this show unless you can't.
See it if you like spectacular musicals with a true mix of musical styles, and amazing staging and lighting.
Don't see it if you don't like musicals, liberal themes, or different-from-the-norm singing.
See it if Terrific cast in an absorbing show from start to finish. Incredibly creative script, staging and production. "The Wall" is hysterical.
Don't see it if I can't get imagine anyone who wouldn't enjoy the show, although the two women next to us left before what was essentially the encore.
See it if you want an absorbing experience and a classic story told in an innovative way that carries you along from start to finish.
Don't see it if you like neither jazz nor folk music.
See it if ...you love mythology, fantastic singing, creative scenic and costume design, and a terrific ensemble
Don't see it if ...you expect a typical Broadway show; if you prefer a straightforward, realistic story
See it if You saw it off Broadway. It has improved! You like interesting staging and original music and an entertaining evening
Don't see it if You don’t like the story of Orpheus.
See it if you enjoy enchanting jazz-style music with a cast that brilliantly performs this wonderfully orchestrated and staged greek-myth story.
Don't see it if you want or expect glitz and glam.
See it if You want something different and unlike anything else. There were times I forgot I was at a show I was so tuned in
Don't see it if You have a hard time following story. The main complaint Ive hear os that people didnt understand the story
See it if you like fresh romantic pieces that bring an edge and style to the traditional musical form.
Don't see it if you can't handle modern myths that use an off-broadway sensibility for storytelling.
See it if You don't mind a show that has a variety of genres and tones throughout. You want to watch a story of love. You are enjoy optimism
Don't see it if You want a one genre show that sticks to a common plot and tone throughout. You would prefer a musical that is less ensemble
See it if This show is DEFINITELY worth the hype!! I couldn't look away- I loved every bit of it (music, plot, characters, etc.) from the start. WOW!!
Don't see it if Honestly, I can't think of a reason why you wouldn't want to see it.
See it if you want to see wonderful choreography, staging, and an all-around amazing show. Andre De Shields is captivating from the first second!
Don't see it if you don't like musicals. That might be the only reason.
See it if You like Greek mythology and know the story in advance. You want to see an original take on an old story. Hear some good but different music
Don't see it if You like good acting. Hate falsetto singing and repetition. The show just get boring.
Also Staging in interesting but just too busy. You can get lost.
See it if you like great staging, lighting and visual effect in general, and songs with memorable melody.
Don't see it if you expect profound ideas and themes well expressed and characters well developed.
See it if You like New Orleans jazz and want to see a real star/talent in Andre de Shields who outshined everyone on the stage and many stages beyond.
Don't see it if You dislike Greek tragedies. Don't see it if falsetto gets on your nerves or you don't like sappy utopian plots.
See it if ...you like New Orleans jazz and inventive staging. Songs are toe-tapping.
Don't see it if you prefer original or modern plots as opposed to retelling of ancient Greek myths. This is more of a party than a plot-driven work.
See it if You want to be mesmerized by sheer artistic theatricality.
Don't see it if You don’t like sung-through musicals or New Orleans Jazz style music.
See it if You want to see an intelligent absorbing well crafted musical done by fabulous actor/singers How our decisions impact our lives is explored
Don't see it if You don’t like musicals that entertain as well as cause us to think
See it if you like Greek myth, you like virtuoso singing, and you love to see a band on-stage! Wonderful voices.
Don't see it if you need to understand it word-for-word: no speaking is done & we often found the singing hard to hear/understand. Look up myth in advance!