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 I love this double love story based on Greek mythology. The music is amazing and stays with you long after the show ends.
Don't see it if I love the diverse and incredible cast-and the clever staging. I recommend seeing from Mezzanine--even more interesting to see "down".
See it if mythic musicals of love and fate thrill you. It's so brilliant even tragedy becomes triumph. A perfect cast. Hadestown is heaven on Earth!
Don't see it if you hate musicals. Go to Hadestown! You'll enjoy it. It's mind-blowing to know it was written in 2010. #Prophetic
See it if the myth of Orpheus and Erudice, told as a honkytonk musical. spectacular performances and fun staging.
Don't see it if don't see it if you don't like jazz & blues. don't see it if you're a strict classicist who thinks the original text is sacrosanct.
See it if you are a fan of Greek mythology; like songs with folklore / Southern / jazz influences; you appreciate great singing and stagingI
Don't see it if you the above does not sound appealing to you
See it if Wow! This is a super unique and gorgeous show. The performances are incredible and the music is exceptional. Go see this!
Don't see it if If you don't like brilliant and gorgeous theater.
See it if you like great singing, staging and a captivating story. Very Great Comet-ish, with jazz too.
Don't see it if you want a simple singular character focused play, or if you hate musicals.
See it if Old stories presented in a new light, marvelous music, dynamic staging, stirring and heart breaking, beautiful designs
Don't see it if Only avoid this show if you absolutely must have a Hollywood happy ending. And even then, you probably should go anyway.
See it if GREAT MUSIC - Andre De Shields (THE WIZ) is back and FANTASTIC - clever retelling of classic tals / staging wonderful
Don't see it if you don't like musicals...you don't like jazz / zydeco music (think Once)...
See it if For a genuinely original musical experience with soul & polish in equal measure. New Orleans jazz style X Greek myth of Orpheus & Eurydice
Don't see it if You want a more “traditional” song & dance Broadway
See it if you love musicals. All of it is great - cast, music, staging. Such a magical night.
Don't see it if I'm having a hard time thinking of who wouldn't like the show - I suppose it may not be your taste if you prefer jukebox or movie musicals
See it if you appreciate fresh, new, modern musicals; if on-stage bands, strong ensembles and turn tables appeal to you.
Don't see it if you're only into classical musicals.
See it if You want to see the best new musical on Broadway. You loved Comet of 1812 [I did] this is in some ways better due to the concise story line.
Don't see it if You want to see the same old, same old musical; you loved FROZEN or Pretty Woman - this isn't for you.
See it if you want a fresh show with relevant themes to today's issues, with an amazing cast and staging.
Don't see it if you don't like modern takes on Greek tragedies or are looking for a traditional broadway musical.
See it if you enjoy creative, unique musical theater. Well-balanced and absorbing. Rachel Chavkin and Anais Mitchell create a memorable experience.
Don't see it if you only enjoy traditional musical theater
See it if You love a different kind of musical, with great music and great staging.
Don't see it if You need a happy ending, aren't familiar with Greek myths.
See it if you want to check out what is BOUND to be a musical sensation. The best new musical of the season!
Don't see it if You don't like unconventional theater or musicals...or mythology
See it if you love and appreciate innovation and brilliance in a musical - great performances, staging, score -- fantastic!
Don't see it if you are not open to a new, compelling experience
See it if you appreciate new and innovative works. Principals and ensemble all wonderful. Music is great. This is a must see!
Don't see it if you don't like musicals or only want to see the classics.
See it if The set is like an after hours New Orleans folk, blues, and jazz club. Orpheus with his song intends to restore disrupted seasons.
Don't see it if Indentured coal miners/wall builders are property of Hades, the mine owner. Mine illuminated under a pentagram of ominously swinging lights.
See it if You are into a modern day musical of the Greek tragedy Orpheus and Eurydice with novel songs, great performances and great staging.
Don't see it if If you like traditional musicals and don’t mind missing a wonderful evening’s entertainment
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