Ahmanson Theatre | Los Angeles, California
A Tony and Grammy Award-winning stage production that guides you to hell and back… HADESTOWN is ready to arrive in Los Angeles, California to enchant audiences in an unprecedented way! Experience the captivating and endearing tale of Orpheus in this amazing musical event. Since its celebrated Broadway debut in March 2019, the show Hadestown has taken an ancient Greek legend about ill-fated young lovers and imbued it with dynamic melodies.
Prepare yourself for a night of extraordinary stories, because Hadestown is set to go live at the Ahmanson Theatre on Sunday 15th October 2023. Recognized as the ‘Best Musical’ at the Tony Awards, the production will surely engage you inside a story which is really unique. Experience the stellar cast embody the strong meaning of this acclaimed Broadway show right in your very own hometown.
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An indicator of a performance's triumph is its collection of Tony Awards, and Hadestown has several. Among the 14 nominations it got for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, including the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Moreover, the musical garnered accolades for its mesmerizing musical score by David Mitchell, the masterful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the innovative scenic design, the impressive sound design, the expert lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Hellenic tale, Eurydice is depicted as a young woman well-versed in navigating on her own in a world where unpredictability, even in climate. On the other hand, Orpheus is a passionate singer-songwriter overflowing with sentiments. After their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, in which Hades transforms his workers into unthinking drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, assisted by his musical tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is efficient, comprising only 13 members, who stay on the stage for the bulk of the performance. The ensemble consists of 5 cast members, who lend their voices and dance in the background to enhance the vitality of the songs. Included among the actors the three Fates, who sing, converse, and interact with the characters. The entire seven-piece band for "Hadestown" delivers the full performance while all except the drummer are visible on stage. The primary figures embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered accolades on the Broadway rendition, commenting, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank high, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for millennia, inspiring countless adaptations. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the method those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are delivered in Hadestown. As it debuts on Broadway, this journey to the realm of the dead feels as if it were a novel creation.”
Be ready to witness the acclaimed Broadway presentation of Hadestown this fall! The spectacle is planned for at the Ahmanson Theatre on Sunday 15th October 2023. Seize the opportunity to secure your tickets immediately before they run out – coming to see this production is an occasion you shall not regret!