his folk opera follows Orpheus' mythical quest to overcome Hades and regain the favor of his one true love, Eurydice. Together we travel from wide open plains where love and music are not enough nourishment to survive the winter, down to Hadestown, an industrialized world of mindless labor and full stomachs. Inspired by traditions of classic American folk music and vintage New Orleans jazz, Anais Mitchell's beguiling melodies and poetic imagination pit nature against industry, faith against doubt, and love against death.
News About Hadestown at Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Center Announces 2021-2022 Season, Featuring MEAN GIRLS, MY FAIR LADY, WICKED and More
December 16, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that Broadway shows will be back on the Segerstrom Hall stage starting in the fall of 2021. The Broadway Series will include Center premieres of Mean Girls, Tootsie, Pretty Woman: The Musical and Hadestown, a glorious new productions of My Fair Lady and two bonus options, The Band’s Visit and Wicked.
BWW Interview: L. A. Theatres' Inventive Safer-At-Home Work-Arounds, Part 2
March 28, 2020
Here's the second installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first batch of responses, these are just as amazing in their uniform positivity.
Getting to Know...TPAC's new CEO JENNIFER TURNER
August 14, 2019
Summer of 2019 has proven to be an exciting time for theater artists, technicians and patrons in Nashville, with changes at the top of several companies' leadership teams, including Tennessee Performing Arts Center. With Kathleen O'Brien's retirement as CEO in May, TPAC has welcomed Jennifer Turner to Nashville to take the reins of the burgeoning performing arts enterprise just blocks from the Tennessee state capitol.