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 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 an interesting story told in a very creative way. Staging is amazing. Music is great too!
Don't see it if You don’t like Greek mythology or lots of action going on at once
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 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 want something new that has an edge to it. Also, if you are looking for a love story.
Don't see it if You are looking for a cheery show with a happy ending.
See it if An updated version of ancient Greek myths made applicable to modern life with great music and dance is your thing.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals.
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 The backstory of how a show made it to Broadway is as rewarding to you as the show itself. Has a nice origin myth, so to speak.
Don't see it if You’re looking for kick-lines and humor.
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 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 like new staging and contemporary drama. This is a thought provoking & insightful musical with a powerful message that is entertaining.
Don't see it if you only like juke box musicals or light hearted fluff
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.
See it if You like seeing the backing band live on-stage, mythology/fairytales, immersive stage design
Don't see it if You do not enjoy narration, you prefer dialogue to not rhyme, low/high vocal ranges
See it if You want to see one of the best musicals to hit Broadway since Hamilton
Don't see it if You hate musicals or interesting story telling
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