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 blues/folk score that is one gorgeous moment after the next in both music and staging.
Don't see it if You want something with a straightforward plot? Otherwise please see this. It’s real art.
See it if you want an innovative, creative night of music theatre that's as thought provoking as it is energizing and fun. The band is phenomenal!
Don't see it if you can't stand greek legends. The connection is minimal but definitely there. This is also a sung-through show; stay away if you dislike.
See it if You’re a fan of ‘The Great Comet,’ nontraditional storytelling, Greek myths, thought provoking slightly cerebral completely sung-thro score.
Don't see it if you want a simple, non complex story that wraps up neatly. A traditional big broadway musical.
See it if The music is phenomenal, and every actor is brilliant. This show is more magical than anything else out there right now. A must see.
Don't see it if You like a more classic show, though what can be more classic than greek mythology?
See it if you enjoy Greek mythology, like creative staging, enjoy opera-style shows, and like brassy, soulful music.
Don't see it if you would rather avoid shows making political statements about capitalism.
See it if You love innovative musicals...great performances...great staging ... outstanding music...and great everything
Don't see it if You are afraid of something a bit different....and don’t love “jazz.”
See it if you love newer forms of theater that break the stereotypes of musicals. great music with an amazing cast and amazing staging and lighting
Don't see it if you don't like "indie" musicals. you hate greek literature. you only like plays. you hate good things. you need a big splashy musical
See it if you like Greek stories, want to see a more unique musical, okay without a happy ending, good staging.
Don't see it if You don't like Greek myths, want an upbeat musical
See it if you would enjoy a bluesy opera (no speaking lines) with a fabulous score, performed beautifully, and the barest of books.
Don't see it if you are a linear thinker who insists on narrative coherence.
See it if you like Greek mythology, beautiful and clever staging, and excellent singing.
Don't see it if you dislike sung-through musicals and folksy music. Also avoid if you prefer shows that are fluffy and upbeat.
See it if Brilliant production with amazing performances by nearly all. Take a ride on this train and let yourself get swept away. Provocative N deep
Don't see it if A modern musical staged sometimes like a concert. The LIGHTING is very challenging to take, at times blinding. Otherwise, don't miss!!!
See it if You are open to a folk and jazz musical. Not your typical bway songs
Don't see it if You’re not patient with storytelling.
See it if Hadestown is the best original musical I’ve seen in years. Amber Gray STUNS, as do the rest of the players. Must see.
Don't see it if If you don’t enjoy dark musicals.
See it if This is an amazing production and the choreography and staging are not to be missed. The music is special and Andre De Shields is at home
Don't see it if Don’t see it if music with a New Orleans flare is not your thing.
See it if you are looking for a musical that is not only entertaining while you're in the theater but makes you reflect after you leave.
Don't see it if you don't like new takes on stories that have been told for centuries.
See it if You want to see something that isn't a big, splashy, silly musical. The music is excellent. Band is great.
Don't see it if You bore easily. Lot of telling vs. showing as far as plot goes
See it if You like Greek mythology adapted into a modern, haunting, relevant and thought provoking stage production.
Don't see it if Don’t like gospel, jazzy music and though provoking stories
See it if you like out of the box, non traditional musicals, if you appreciate a new take on Greek mythology, if you like Rachel Chavkin :)
Don't see it if you want a more traditional, straightforward musical- there's a lot going on here.
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