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Frequently Asked Questions About Hadestown
What is Hadestown about?
Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Hadestown intertwines the Greek myths of Orpheus and Eurydice, and King Hades and his wife, Persephone. Written by acclaimed singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, the musical was conceived as a folk opera. Mitchell teamed with innovative director, Rachel Chavkin, to transition the work into a full stage musical. Hadestown premiered at New York Theatre Workshop in 2016, where it was extended due to popular demand. The production went on to celebrated runs at the Citadel Theatre (Canada) and the National Theatre (London) ahead of a Broadway transfer on March 22nd, 2019. The recipient of numerous awards and nominations, Hadestown is a unique theatrical experience that offers a message of love and hope.
What are the COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirements for Hadestown?
For performances through April 30, 2022:
All ticket holders, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to properly wear a mask at all times except while actively eating or drinking when seated.
See further details and requirements regarding vaccinations, testing and safety protocols (including information on the definition of “fully vaccinated” and, once available, audience requirements for performances starting May 1, 2022) here.
How much are Hadestown tickets?
Hadestown ticket prices vary depending on many factors, including season, day of the week, and location within the theater. Hadestown tickets start at $49.00 for weekday performances.
How to get cheap Hadestown tickets?
After selecting your preferred date, affordable Hadestown tickets can be found by using the “sort by price” button located in the top left-hand corner of the event page to sort all available Hadestown tickets by cheapest tickets available. We also recommend sorting by Deal Score to find the best seats in your price range at the best value.
Who is in the Hadestown cast on Broadway?
The critically acclaimed Hadestown cast originally featured André De Shields (Tony Award), Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada (Tony nomination), Amber Gray (Tony nomination), and Patrick Page (Tony nomination). The Hadestown cast, including a vibrant ensemble, are beloved by critics and fans alike.
What are Hadestown Musical Songs?
Winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Hadestown the musical features the beguiling melodies of Anaïs Mitchell. The score includes fan-favorite songs like “Wait For Me,” “Livin’ it Up on Top” and many more. You can listen to the Original Broadway Cast Recording on Spotify.
Full Hadestown song list below:
You can listen to the Original Broadway Cast Recording on Spotify.
What are Hadestown reviews on Broadway?
Hadestown is a fan and critical darling. The New York Times called it “Sumptuous,” and the Hollywood Reporter deemed it “utterly fabulous” and “wildly innovative.” Hadestown was nominated for numerous awards, including the Drama Desk, Drama League, Lucille Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical for the premier New York Theatre Workshop production. On Broadway, Hadestown was nominated for 14 Tony Awards, winning eight including, Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for André De Shields, Best Choreography, and Best Director for Rachel Chavkin, among others. The original cast album won the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2020.
What is the recommended age for Hadestown?
Hadestown is recommended for ages 8 and up. Children under 4 will not be admitted. Everyone requires a ticket for entry.
How long is Hadestown?
Hadestown runs approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes with one 15-minute intermission.
What should I wear to Hadestown?
While some theatregoers do get dressed up for their visit to our theatres, you are welcome to wear what makes you most comfortable. Keep in mind that our theatres are kept cool year-round, so you may want to bring a sweater.
How to buy Hadestown tickets.
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