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HADESTOWN Previews#26
Posted: 3/22/19 at 4:47pm
I’ll be there tonight! Can’t wait.
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HADESTOWN Previews#27
Posted: 3/22/19 at 5:43pm

"I assume that discount code for the $49 seats during Previews is no longer accessible?"

Code: SONGBIRD  The mailer says $49 tickets available for all performances.  (through May 12)

March 22-April 16 .....   $99 orch/mezz.  
April 18-May12 Weekdays $99 orchestra/mezz - Weekends $119 orchestra/mezz.

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HADESTOWN Previews#28
Posted: 3/22/19 at 7:49pm
Where do I enter this code in to get 49 dollar tickets
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HADESTOWN Previews#29
Posted: 3/22/19 at 8:10pm

CoffeeBreak said: ""Code: SONGBIRD The mailer says $49 tickets available for all performances. (through May 12)"

I don't think it works. I inserted it for Sunday, May 5 and I got nothing

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HADESTOWN Previews#30
Posted: 3/22/19 at 10:50pm
This evening was electric. Currently waiting outside by the stage door because we were told there was a “surprise”
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HADESTOWN Previews#31
Posted: 3/22/19 at 10:51pm
Anaïs? So curious, keep us updated!
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HADESTOWN Previews#32
Posted: 3/22/19 at 10:57pm

disneybroadwayfan22 said: "CoffeeBreak said: ""Code: SONGBIRD The mailer says $49 tickets available for all performances. (through May 12)"

I don't think it works. I inserted it for Sunday, May 5 and I got nothing
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The $49 tickets they're referring to are the balcony seats, and they don't require an offer code. 

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HADESTOWN Previews#33
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:16pm
Anais came out with a man I didn’t quite recognize, might’ve been the music director , and led some folk song that nobody recognized. That was it haha. Cute but not quite worth the cold
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HADESTOWN Previews#34
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:20pm
Can you tell us ANYTHING about the show besides "electric"?
If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
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HADESTOWN Previews#35
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:24pm

dramamama611 said: "Can you tell us ANYTHING about the show besides "electric"?"

 

Yeah.  Let’s get some details.  How did the show go?

 

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HADESTOWN Previews#36
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:24pm
Was it Michael Chorney? I’m sure people knew the music. She has quite a following.
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HADESTOWN Previews#37
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:25pm

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Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:26pm

^this is Michael Chorney, for reference

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Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:27pm
What would you like to know? It was a pretty incredible production, and the audience was basically applauding non stop, from beginning to end. Lots and lots of changes since I saw it at NYTW and i think they really managed to deepen the show. Patrick Page, André de Shields and Amber Grey had the audience eating out of their hand, Eva was incredible strong and Reeve was satisfactory. Was really interesting to see how the characters have transformed, it was like a completely different Orpheus and Hermes, and a much vampier Persephone. Staging amazing, many gasp worthy moments. Fates were much more threatening , and their costumes were fabulous.

There was one scene in the underground I found a bit cringey, when Hades discovers Orpheus in the underworld. The choreography didn't quite work for me there.
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HADESTOWN Previews#40
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:31pm
I don't think it was Michael Chorney, this man was bald. I figured it mightve been an Anais song, my friend who likes folk music wasnt familiar with it.

They also handed out (fake) red flowers on your way out
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HADESTOWN Previews#41
Posted: 3/22/19 at 11:52pm

jawjuhh said: "What would you like to know? It was a pretty incredible production, and the audience was basically applauding non stop, from beginning to end. Lots and lots of changes since I saw it at NYTW and i think they really managed to deepen the show. Patrick Page, André de Shields and Amber Grey had the audience eating out of their hand, Eva was incredible strong and Reeve was satisfactory. Was really interesting to see how the characters have transformed, it was like a completely different Orpheus and Hermes, and a much vampier Persephone. Staging amazing, many gasp worthy moments. Fates were much more threatening , and their costumes were fabulous.

There was one scene in the underground I found a bit cringey, when Hades discovers Orpheus in the underworld. The choreography didn't quite work for me there.
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Do they all still spin/walk round and round in circles for the entire 2nd act?

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HADESTOWN Previews#42
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:09am
They do walk on the turntables quite a bit in the second act but I wouldn't say 'entire'. I felt like it was an appropriate usage
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HADESTOWN Previews#43
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:10am
Whizzer, we need your input HADESTOWN Previews
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HADESTOWN Previews#44
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:11am

Did you or anyone see the show at the National? Any major changes there?

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HADESTOWN Previews#45
Posted: 3/23/19 at 12:59am

disneybroadwayfan22 said: "Whizzer, we need your input HADESTOWN Previews"

Whizzer where are you???

If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
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HADESTOWN Previews#46
Posted: 3/23/19 at 1:02am
Much tighter and more coherent compared to the london production. Will do a full review tomorrow. Aside from one or two small things, the show is in incredible shape
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HADESTOWN Previews#47
Posted: 3/23/19 at 1:28am

Wow. Wow wow wow wow.

I may be biased as I have been following the growth and development of this show since the very first concept album, but what I saw tonight was honestly one of the most impressive, innovative pieces of theatre I have ever witnessed.

Everything works in sync to keep your mouth agape from the very first moment. The lights, the costumes, the set (holy #%*! the things they do with that set!) are all SUPERB.

Things have been tightened up since London; Orpheus, in my opinion, is more fleshed out and sympathetic than he ever has been before. He feels more like a leading man. Contrary to what people have been expecting, Reeve gave a fantastic performance, in my opinion. Eva and Patrick were also stellar.

Amber Gray truly steals the show, though. Every movement she makes is the work of a master. I'm not sure how exactly to describe a performance of her caliber, except to say that it must be seen.

Andre was, to me, the weakest link. His performance felt a bit wooden, a bit too rehearsed; which I fully believe is the case since about five minutes in he forgot his lines and a stagehand had to yell them to him from the wings. Yikes.

Not much has been changed music or story-wise that does not serve to benefit the show; my only complaint is that they cut nearly half the lyrics in Epic III, and I don't understand why. It's still an incredibly moving number, but they removed some of the heart.

I'm not sure how else to put it other than GO GET YOUR TICKETS NOW.

(Also, Patrick did reveal at the stage door that they will be recording an OBCR!)

Updated On: 3/23/19 at 01:28 AM
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HADESTOWN Previews#48
Posted: 3/23/19 at 1:35am
Also forgot to mention--if for no other reason, go see this show for "Wait For Me" alone. The way they have staged this brought me to tears.
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HADESTOWN Previews#49
Posted: 3/23/19 at 1:57am

jawjuhh said: "They do walk on the turntables quite a bit in the second act but I wouldn't say 'entire'. I felt like it was an appropriate usage"

Any stage elevators installed and employed?  Thanks.

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HADESTOWN Previews#50
Posted: 3/23/19 at 2:05am

Sho-Tunes-R-Us said: "jawjuhh said: "They do walk on the turntables quite a bit in the second act but I wouldn't say 'entire'. I felt like it was an appropriate usage"

Any stage elevators installed and employed? Thanks.
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Yes. It's very much the same setup as London in terms of the turntables and stage elevator.