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Hadestown at the National Theatre

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Time 19:30
Date 02/11/18
Price £32

Delivering a resonant & moving theatrical experience, this groundbreaking musical follows songwriter Orpheus & his mythical quest to overcome Hades & regain the favor of his one true love, Eurydice.

Running from: Fri 02 Nov 2018 - Sat 26 Jan 2019, 19:30. Sat, Tue and Thu matinees at 14:00.

Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop and Canada’s Citadel Theatre, Hadestown comes to the National Theatre prior to Broadway.

In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice are living it up and falling in love. But as winter approaches, reality sets in: these young dreamers can’t survive on songs alone. Tempted by the promise of plenty, Eurydice is lured to the depths of industrial Hadestown. On a quest to save her, Orpheus journeys to the underworld where their trust is put to a final test.

Celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin have transformed Mitchell’s acclaimed concept album into a genre-defying new musical that mixes modern American folk music with vintage New Orleans jazz to reimagine a sweeping ancient tale.

"Inventive. Beguiling. Luminous. Spellbinding." - New York Times

"A stunning production." - Variety

"A sensory feast. Hadestown is something special." - Time Out New York