It’s been a long and winding “Road to Hell” (or Broadway, in this case), but Ladies and Gentlemen, the wait has been worth it! Anaïs Mitchell’s celebrated folk opera Hadestown is the most acclaimed production of the 2018-2019 Broadway season with an astonishing 14 Tony Award nominations, including “Best Musical”. Born in Mitchell’s home state of Vermont in 2006 as a kind of “D.I.Y.
Going to hell has never been as much fun as seeing a performance of Anaïs Mitchell’s musical Hadestown, now playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre. And don’t let its origins in Greek mythology scare you off because there’s a built-in narrator in the form of the god Hermes (André De Shields) whose job was to guide souls into the afterlife. In Hadestown, his first task is to introduce all the... Read more