Dare to journey to the underworld (and back) with Hermes, Orpheus, Eurydice, Hades, and Persephone when Hadestown arrives at the Kravis Center January 3-8. This genre-defying, eight-time Tony Award–winning musical features music, lyrics, and a book by Anaïs Mitchell, who retells the Greek myth of lovers Orpheus and Eurydice, offering a modern take on the story through the sounds of American folk and Big Easy jazz.
In Mitchell’s rendition, Eurydice seeks relief from climate change–induced poverty in Hadestown, Orpheus sets out to rescue her with Hermes’ help, and a series of betrayals and long walks ensue. At its core, the musical follows two intertwined love stories that navigate fear, doubt, and faith. Tickets start at $40.