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

About Hadestown

Journey to the Underworld with this innovative retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against a Depression-era backdrop at the Lyric Theatre. Book Hadestown tickets on London Theatre.

Hadestown follows Eurydice as she makes a desperate decision to work in Hades' hellish factory to escape poverty and the cold winter. Separated from Orpheus, he embarks upon a dangerous quest to bring her back. Their story interweaves with the mythic narratives of Hades and Persephone, while other iconic figures like Hermes and the Fates appear throughout the musical. Read our complete guide to Hadestown in the West End.

Anaïs Mitchell originally released the fusion of New Orleans jazz and American folk melodies as a concept album in 2010 to critical appraisal. In 2016, Hadestown premiered in Canada and later opened at London's National Olivier Theatre in 2018 under the direction of Rachel Chavkin. The musical opened on Broadway in April 2019 and won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score.

Chavkin and Mitchell are joined by an award-winning team, including set designer Rachel Hauck, costume designer Michael Krass, lighting designer Bradley King, choreographer David Neumann, and sound designers Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz.

Wander down the “Road to Hell” and book Hadestown tickets on London Theatre.

Run time

2h 30m (incl. interval)

Start date

February 10th, 2024

End date

December 22nd, 2024



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Audiences Say
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting

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Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing
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Intelligent, Phenomenal score, Great singing, Masterpiece, Beautiful
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Our Review

'Hadestown' review – the spellbinding West End incarnation of this beloved folk musical was worth the wait

4 of 5
22 Feb 2024, 10:38
Read our review of Anaïs Mitchell’s folk opera Hadestown, now in performances at the Lyric Theatre to 22 December.
Production note
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


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


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.

More information about Hadestown

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Access Performances
Captioned: Saturday 20th April, 2:30pm, Wednesday 12th June, 7:30pm
Audio Described: Saturday 27th April, 2:30pm, Wednesday 19th June, 7:30pm
BSL Interpreted: Saturday 4th May, 2:30pm, Wednesday 26th June, 7:30pm

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
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-

Frequently asked questions

What is Hadestown about?

In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice fall in love. But these young dreamers can't survive on songs. Can they survive in the underworld? The record-breaking Tony-winning musical returns to London's West End in 2024. Find out more on Hadestown tickets.

Where is Hadestown playing?

Hadestown is playing at Lyric Theatre. The theatre is located in 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES.

How long is Hadestown?

The running time of Hadestown is 2h 30m (incl. interval) .

How much do tickets cost for Hadestown?

Tickets for Hadestown start at £25.

What's the age requirement for Hadestown?

The recommended age for Hadestown is 8+.

How do you book tickets for Hadestown?

Book tickets for Hadestown on London Theatre.

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