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First Preview: Mar 22, 2019

Opening Date: Apr 17, 2019

Open run

Running Time: 02:30

Hadestown Show Site Icon

Playing @

Walter Kerr Theatre

219 W 48th St New York, NY 10036

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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).
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 8

Show Notes

Show Notes: 1 Intermission

Audience Advisory:

This production contains strobe-like effects throughout.

Performance Schedule:

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Isa Briones
Jon Jon Briones
Ani DiFranco
Jordan Fisher
Phillip Boykin


Anaïs Mitchell


Anaïs Mitchell


Anaïs Mitchell


Rachel Chavkin


David Neumann

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Full-price tickets

$55 - $334

Lottery & Rush

Digital Lottery: $47.50 tickets are available through lottery on Lucky Seat. Entries close at 10:30 AM on the day of the performance, and winners are drawn starting at 11 AM. Winners can purchase up to 2 tickets. All tickets are subject to availability. Some seats purchased through the lottery may have an obstructed view. Visit

Standing Room: For sold-out performances, a limited number of $39 standing-room tickets will be available at the box office starting at 12 PM for matinees and 5 PM for evening performances. Standing-room tickets can be purchased with cash or debit/credit cards. Limit of 1 ticket per person.



Quotation Mark

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

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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

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Lush, vigorous and formally exciting, not to mention, in certain moments, witchily 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

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Box Office

Outer lobby. Counter 41".


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.


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

Directions Subway

1, C, E to 50th Street


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




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


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

Visual Assistance


Water Fountain

Water available from bar.

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.

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.

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Public Transportation

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1, C, E to 50th Street

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