To say that Hadestown has hit the musical world by storm would be an understatement. It is a force to be reckoned with, like the mythical Greek Gods it portrays. It won eight Tony Awards in 2019, including Best New Musical, and now this Broadway hit will be unleashed upon the masses in its first national tour.
Just announced today (August 13, 2019) Hadestown will begin a national tour that will visit more than 30 cities from coast to coast. The tour is set to begin in the fall of 2020.
From the official press release:
Hadestown is the most honored show of the 2018-2019 Broadway season. In addition to the show’s eight Tony Awards, it has been honored with four Drama Desk Awards, six Outer Critics Circle Awards including Outstanding New Broadway Musical and the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical.
Hadestown producers, Mara Isaacs,Dale Franzen,Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy said,
Throughout its development,Hadestownhas been deeply influenced by diverse audiences around the world. We have been overwhelmed by the response on Broadway and are thrilled and humbled to now share this beautiful story, written and directed by two amazingly talented women, with audiences across the country.
The current Broadway show sells out nightly and is led by Reeve Carney, Tony Award winner Andre D Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada, and Patrick Page. The musical was written by Tony Award winner Anais Mitchell, and developed by Tony Award winning director Rachel Chavkin.
Learn more about this hit Broadway show by visiting their official website.