Hadestown show logo with a hand holding a red carnation against a dark background with cream and red text that says "Come See How the World Could Be. Hadestown. The Tony-Winning Best Musical. Music, Lyrics & Book by Anaïs Mitchell. Developed with & Directed By Rachel Chavkin" in all caps

Show Details

Performance Schedule

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Run Dates

April 17, 2019 - Open Run

Upcoming Scheduled Events

No scheduled performances found.

Running Time

2:30 hrs

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Show Description

Welcome to Hadestown, the Tony-winning Best Musical that has captured Broadway’s heart for over four years. This transporting smash-hit intertwines two tales of romance—that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and Queen Persephone—as it invites you on an unforgettable journey to the underworld. Performed by a vibrant ensemble, Hadestown is a "transcendent love story” (Vogue) that will “sweep you up in its joy” (Time Out).

Audience Advisory

This production contains strobe-like effects throughout.


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Standard Tickets

April 17, 2019 - Open Run

Wheelchair seating, assistive listening devices, loopSystem, handheld captions, and prerecorded audio description are always available.

For Show Times, see Performance Schedule above.


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(212) 840-0479
Hearing: Assistive Listening Devices

Reservations, though not required, are available at soundssociates.com/reservations.

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(212) 757-5679
Hearing: Loop Systems

Neck induction loop. Reservations, though not required, at soundassociates.com/reservations.

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Closed Captioning

I-Caption device. Reservations, though not required, at soundassociates.com/reservations.

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Audio Description: Pre-recorded

D-Scriptive device. Reservations, though not required, at soundassociates.com/reservations.

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Theatre Details


Walter Kerr Theatre
219 W 48th St
New York, NY 10036

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Public Transportation

By Subway: 1, C, E to 50th Street

Additional Accessibility Details

Wheelchair Info: Wheelchair seating available. Theatre is not completley wheelchair accessible. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations. Wheelchair seating is in the Orchestra only.

Seating: Orchestra on ground level. Mezzanine, balcony and restrooms reached only by stairs.

Elevator\Escalator: None.

Parking: Valet parking lots: Holiday Inn Hotel on Broadway between 48th & 49th Sts.; on 48th St. west of theater. No vans.

Curb Ramps: NW corner of 48th St. & Broadway; NE corner of 48th St. & 8th Ave., and just west of entrance.

Entrance: Double doors in series: 1st set (each 23", heavy) to outer lobby; 2nd set (each 26", heavy) into orchestra.

Box Office: Outer lobby. Counter 41".

Restroom: Accessible restroom located House Left, under the stair well. Womens: Up nineteen steps from orchestra.Mens: Up eighteen steps from orchestra.

Water Fountain: Water available from bar.

Telephone: A cellular telephone is available free of charge to patrons with disabilities.

Assisted Listening System: Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Please call: (212) 582-7678 to reserve in advance.

Visual Assistance: None.

Reviews (3)

Critic's Pick! All your favorite Greeks are heading somewhere in Hadestown, the sumptuous, hypnotic and somewhat hyperactive musical...[Anaïs] Mitchell’s score combines folk, pop and Dixieland with rhythmic work shanties and, for the lovers, ethereal arias. All of it sounds great in swinging arrangements for a terrific seven-piece onstage band...[Rachel] Chavkin has probably come as close as anyone could to selling a cerebral downtown story as state-of-the-art Broadway entertainment. Like the sets and musical arrangements, the costumes (by Michael Krass), the lighting (by Bradley King) and the sound design (by Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz) are as good as it gets.

—Jesse Green, The New York Times


Four stars! Anaïs Mitchell’s transporting musical makes a hit from a myth...Here’s my advice: Go to hell. And by hell, of course, I mean Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell’s fizzy, moody, thrilling new Broadway musical...Hadestown, moment after lovely moment, sweeps you up in its atmospherics and in the intensity of its eco-Marxist vision of solidarity and the liberating potential of art...And, most important, it has Mitchell’s score: a joyful combination of folk, pop, Dixieland and blues that will make you want to rehear it as soon as the lights come up. You’ll be singing it again in your head for days.

—Adam Feldman, Time Out New York


Lush, vigorous and formally exciting, not to mention, in certain moments, witchily prescient...as an intricate and gorgeous feat of songwriting, as a vehicle for dynamite performances, as a visionary long-term collaboration and a courageous experiment with form, Hadestown is cause for celebration. [Anaïs] Mitchell’s lyrics are image-rich and clever, her confident tunes exhilarating as they hop genres and tones.

—Sara Holdren, Vulture