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 like a creative interpretation of Greek mythology , great staging, creative and thought provoking entertainment.
Don't see it if You’re with young kids who may not understand the story line.
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 like singer-songwriter numbers, with orchestration, sets, and lighting that blend in an intimate visual and auditory experience.
Don't see it if You prefer traditional proscenium stage spectacle, with clearly delineated show-tunes, and easily digestible characters and dialogue.
See it if Ignore concerns understanding the Greek myth. It's explained simply. Broadway at it's best. Worth way more than the price of admission.
Don't see it if you have no concerns about missing a great show.
See it if you love edgy, folksy music. Strong female leads and evocative material. Well built show, with magic moments.
Don't see it if you are looking for a bright and light show. An escape from the toil and churn and time to just forget. Avoid first row if fog stresses.
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 want to see something fresh, exciting and new. Great music, fantastic acting and a wonderful book. The audience cheered at the end!
Don't see it if You live under a bridge or you only want to see some derivative bad musical remake of an 80's movie.
See it if You like when all of a show’s songs sound exactly the same
Don't see it if You want thoughtful and relatable characters or songs you will leave the theater humming.
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.
See it if You live on this earth and enjoy a good mythology story
Don't see it if You hate jazz and want to mindlessly see a show that doesn’t stick with you for weeks, even months.
See it if You want to be completely entertained. Best musical I of the season. The music is outstanding and grabs your soul.
Don't see it if You aren’t into dark mythology.
See it if If you like score driven original content and are willing to see something edgy that might make you think.
Don't see it if If you like mainstream book musical comedy fare.
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