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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 Gloria Onitiri as Persephone
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Production image of Hadestown in London, featuring Grace Hodgett Young as Eurydice and Zachary James as Hades.
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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

2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

10th February, 2024

End date

9th February, 2025

Age

Ages 8+.

Production note
This production contains strobe-like effects throughout.
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584 Reviews

Walt61

Walt61

82 Reviews | 15 Followers
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Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Great music - New Orleans jazz, folk & blues. Compelling take on Greek mythology. Wonderful cast. Cool set design.

Don’t see it if Need a happy ending - it's a Greek tragedy lol.

Ailish L

Ailish L

38 Reviews | 2 Followers
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Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A new and innovative story that links to one of the greatest Greek tragedies. The casting's brilliant, as is the staging! A must see!

Don’t see it if You expect a different ending to the tragedy.

Viki Robb-Leech

Viki Robb-Leech

39 Reviews | 1 Followers
100
Masterful, Epic, Great singing, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You love mythology, you love folk style music, you want to see a fresh take on musical theatre with a soft edgy style

Don’t see it if You're a big fan of razzle dazzle traditional musicals

Ashley 4171

Ashley 4171

9 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Speechless, Enchanting, Great writing, Must see, Entertaining

See it if JUST SEE IT, It’s incredible. It left me speechless and in shock. Great music, singing, staging! One of the best shows I have seen in years!

Don’t see it if you don’t like sung through musicals, find it hard to follow a story through singing or you don’t like Greek mythology

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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.

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

Venue

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

Directions

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
Audio Described: Wednesday 19th June, 7:30pm
BSL Interpreted: Wednesday 26th June, 7:30pm

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday--
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 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 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 Ages 8+..

How do you book tickets for Hadestown?

Book tickets for Hadestown on London Theatre.

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