Hadestown

HADESTOWN is the acclaimed new musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and Hadestown on Broadwayvisionary director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) that reimagines a sweeping ancient tale as a timeless allegory for our world. The show has received 25 awards including a Tony Award for Best Musical!

HADESTOWN Received 8 Tony Awards (2019)

  1. Best Musical
  2. Best Original Score: Music and Lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell
  3. Best Direction of a Musical: Rachel Chavkin
  4. Best Featured Actor in a Musical: André De Shields
  5. Best Scenic Design of a Musical: Rachel Hauck
  6. Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Bradley King
  7. Best Sound Design of a Musical: Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz
  8. Best Orchestrations: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose

HADESTOWN Received 4 Drama Desk Awards (2019)

  1. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: André De Shields
  2. Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical: Bradley King
  3. Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical: Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz
  4. Outstanding Director of a Musical: Rachel Chavkin, Hadestown

HADESTOWN Received 1 Drama League Award (2019)

  1. Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical

HADESTOWN Received 1 Chita Rivera Award (2019)

HADESTOWN Received 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards (2019)

  1. Outstanding New Broadway Musical
  2. Outstanding New Score: Anais Mitchell
  3. Outstanding Director of a Musical: Rachel Chavkin
  4. Outstanding Lighting Design: Bradley King
  5. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Andre’ De Shields
  6. Outsanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Amber Gray

HADESTOWN Received 5 Theatre Fans’ Choice Awards (2019)

  1. Best Musical
  2. Best Direction of a Musical: Rachel Chavkin
  3. Best Leading Actress in a Musical: Eva Noblezada
  4. Best Orchestrations: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose
  5. Best Score: Anais Mitchell

HADESTOWN follows two intertwining love stories – that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of king Hades and his wife Persephone – as it invites audiences on an epic journey to the underworld and back. Mitchell’s alluring melodies and poetic imagination pit nature against industry, faith against doubt, and love against fear. Performed by a vibrant ensemble of actors, dancers and musicians, HADESTOWN delivers a deeply resonant and defiantly hopeful theatrical experience.

Tickets now on sale. Performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W 48th St, NYC.  For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

HADESTOWN opened on Broadway to incredible reviews:

"THE BEST NEW MUSICAL OF THE SEASON.” The Wall Street Journal

“SUMPTUOUS. HYPNOTIC. GORGEOUS.” The New York Times

“STUNNINGLY VISCERAL AND EXQUISITELY ORIGINAL.” NY1

“VISIONARY AND RAVISHING.” New York Magazine

“THE MOST THRILLING NEW MUSICAL OF THE SEASON” Deadline

“MUSICALITY YOU RARELY HEAR ON BROADWAY.” Rolling Stone

"Hadestown" receiving the Tony Award for Best Musical at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Ceremony
Hadestown, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions, Anais Mitchell
Wendy Federman with Anais Mitchell, the creative force behind the upcoming B’way musical, “Hadestown” at a benefit for the National Theatre.
Wendy Federman with Tony Award winner Andre De Shileds and her co-producing partners of "Hadestown"
Wendy Federman & Patrick Page celebrating their Best Musical Tony Award!
Wendy Federman with Andre deShields, Tony Award winning star of "Hadestown”
Wendy Federman congratulating "Hadestown" choreographer David Neumann for this Chita Rivera Award for Outstanding Choreography in a Broadway show