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Production image of Hadestown in London, featuring Dónal Finn as Orpheus and Grace Hodgett Young as Eurydice.
Production image of Hadestown in London, featuring Gloria Onitiri as Persephone
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Production image of Hadestown in London, featuring Grace Hodgett Young as Eurydice and Zachary James as Hades.
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About Hadestown

HADESTOWN, the acclaimed Broadway musical phenomenon by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin makes its long-awaited West End premiere in February 2024 at the Lyric Theatre. ‘An epic celebration of music, togetherness and hope’ (Forbes) HADESTOWN is the winner of 8 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theatre Album.

HADESTOWN takes you on an unforgettable journey to the underworld and back, intertwining two mythic love stories – that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone.

A deeply resonant and defiantly hopeful theatrical experience, HADESTOWN invites you to imagine how the world could be.

‘Your next musical theatre obsession’ (Vogue). ‘Sumptuous. Gorgeous. As good as it gets’ (New York Times) ‘A transporting musical hit! Anaïs Mitchell’s score is a joyful combination of folk, pop, Dixieland and blues. You’ll be singing it in your head for days’ (Time Out)

Run time

2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

10th February, 2024

End date

9th February, 2025

Categories

Musicals, West End, Drama, Award winners, Transfer

Age

Ages 8+.

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846 Reviews

Walt61

Walt61

84 Reviews | 15 Followers
100
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Great music - New Orleans jazz, folk & blues. Compelling take on Greek mythology. Wonderful cast. Cool set design.

Don’t see it if Need a happy ending - it's a Greek tragedy lol.

Ailish L

Ailish L

39 Reviews | 2 Followers
100
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A new and innovative story that links to one of the greatest Greek tragedies. The casting's brilliant, as is the staging! A must see!

Don’t see it if You expect a different ending to the tragedy.

blue_wind

blue_wind

54 Reviews | 4 Followers
100
Great singing, Great acting, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You’re looking for a brilliant and fresh reinterpretation of Greek myths with excellent songs, a beautiful set and engaging characters.

Don’t see it if You aren’t a fan of sung-through shows, or prefer more a more traditional style of musical theatre.

Viki Robb-Leech

Viki Robb-Leech

39 Reviews | 2 Followers
100
Masterful, Epic, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You love mythology, you love folk style music, you want to see a fresh take on musical theatre with a soft edgy style

Don’t see it if You're a big fan of razzle dazzle traditional musicals

Important information

This production contains strobe-like effects throughout.

Hadestown cast and creative team

By: Anaïs Mitchell, developed with Rachel Chavkin
Songs by: Anaïs Mitchell
Director: Rachel Chavkin
Cast list: Dónal Finn (as Orpheus), Grace Hodgett Young (as Eurydice), Zachary James (as Hades), Melanie La Barrie (as Hermes), Gloria Onitiri (as Persephone), Bella Brown, Madeline Charlemagne, Allie Daniel (as the Fates)
Design: Rachel Hauck
Lighting: Bradley King
Costume: Michael Krass
Choreography: David Neumann
Sound: Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz
Other info: Arrangements and orchestrations by Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, music supervision and vocal arrangements by Liam Robinson

Venue

Lyric Theatre

29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7ES

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
Night bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136
Car park: Brewer Street (3mins)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7:30 PM
Wednesday-7:30 PM
Thursday2:30 PM7:30 PM
Friday-7:30 PM
Saturday2:30 PM7:30 PM
Sunday3:00 PM-

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