Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts | Greensboro, North Carolina
The captivating production known as HADESTOWN has become among the remarkable Broadway shows of the modern times. Standing out with its unusual spin of the Greek tale, this performance dives into the darker realms of hell and resurrection. It went on to earn multiple Tony Awards, such as the coveted title of ‘Best Musical,' and continues to fascinate audiences even now. Exciting tidings for all the residents of Greensboro, North Carolina – the Broadway sensation is on its way to your city!
Prepare to behold the mesmerizing narrative of the ill-fated young lovers, Orpheus and Eurydice, transpire in front of your gaze during this on-stage performance. The momentous event is scheduled to take place at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday 14th February 2024. This fresh reimagining of the age-old Greek origin tale will catch your heartstrings and stir a tidal wave of sentiments. With a wonderful score created by the brilliance Anaïs Mitchell, the musical is poised to create a lasting memory which will stay with you perpetually.
Claim your spots to Hadestown right away! This eagerly anticipated show is a favorite among audiences of all ages, thus, you now have the opportunity to enjoy it in the flesh. Don't pass up on this chance! Click ‘GET TICKETS’ to procure your entrance right away!
One measure of a performance's triumph is its haul of Tony Awards, and Hadestown has quite a few. Out of the 14 nominations it received for the 2019 Tony Awards, the show clinched eight victories, among them the much-coveted title of Best Musical. Additionally, the musical received accolades for its captivating musical score by David Mitchell, the insightful direction of Rachel Chavkin, the standout performance by André De Shields, the ingenious scenic design, the striking sound design, the expert lighting design, and the skillful orchestrations.
In Anais Mitchell's reshaping of a Hellenic tale, Eurydice is presented as a young woman skilled in coping on her own in a world filled with unpredictability, even in climate. On the other hand, Orpheus is a ardent singer-songwriter brimming with emotions. Upon their first meeting, Eurydice is lured into an underworld factory, where Hades transforms his workers into mindless drones.
Orpheus embarks on a journey to retrieve her, with the assistance of his harmonious tunes and Persephone (Hades' wife), he manages to bringing her back to his abode.
The cast is compact, consisting of just 13 members, who stay put on the forefront for the majority of the performance. The chorus consists of 5 cast members, who provide their singing and dancing in the background to enhance the vitality of the songs. Among the performers are the three Fates, engaging in song, dialogue, and interaction with the characters. The complete seven-piece band for "Hadestown" delivers the full performance while all excluding the drummer are seen on stage. The central protagonists embody the deities Hades and Persephone, as well as Orpheus and his beloved Eurydice.
Entertainment Weekly showered commendations on the Broadway rendition, remarked, “When it comes to tales as ancient as time, the narratives of Greek mythology rank at the top, those epic stories of gods and mortals that have been recounted for thousands of years, inspiring endless interpretations. However, there's something remarkably contemporary and fresh about the method those stories - those ancient ballads, those poignant ballads - are presented in Hadestown. As it premieres on Broadway, this trip to the realm of the dead feels as though it's a completely new invention.”
Be set to witness the highly regarded Broadway performance of Hadestown this winter! The spectacle is scheduled to take place at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday 14th February 2024. Don't miss out to obtain your tickets immediately before they are sold out – attending this performance is an event you won't regret!