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Chorney is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and orchestrator. He has produced over 30 records for other artists as well 15 recordings of original works. He has been involved with Hadestown, his first work for the stage, since its inception. He lives and works in Lincoln, Vermont and is music director for dance at Middlebury College.

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[Broadway, 2019]
Arrangements and Orchestrations
[West End, 2018]
Arrangements & Orchestrations
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Arranger and Orchestrator

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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Orchestrations

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Video: Watch Jordan Fisher Talk HADESTOWN During The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS

Watch Jordan Fisher talk starring in Hadestown with hosts Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS.

Video: Jordan Fisher Performs 'Wait For Me' in a New Clip From HADESTOWN

Jordan Fisher officially took over the role of Orpheus in Hadestown on Monday, November 20, 2023.  Get a first look at Jordan in the production, performing the song 'Wait For Me', in the video here!

Photo/Video: Jordan Fisher Takes His First Bow in HADESTOWN

Jordan Fisher stepped into the role of ‘Orpheus’ in the Tony Award-winning best musical Hadestown on Broadway on November 20. He is the first actor to succeed original cast member Reeve Carney, who departed the production on November 19th. Check out a photo and video clip from his first curtain call here!

Photos: Get a First Look at Jordan Fisher as 'Orpheus' in HADESTOWN

Get a first look at Jordan Fisher as 'Orpheus' in Hadestown!

Video: Watch HADESTOWN West End Cast Members Perform Songs From the Show

Watch cast members of Hadestown in the West End perform songs from the show at a press event!

Dónal Finn, Grace Hodgett Young, Zachary James, and More Will Lead HADESTOWN in London

Casting has been confirmed for the highly anticipated West End premiere of multi award-winning Hadestown which will open at the Lyric Theatre, London with performances from Saturday 10 February 2024. Find out who is starring in the show here!

HADESTOWN National Tour is Coming to Popejoy Hall in December

Get the latest news about the Broadway show Hadestown in this press release from Popejoy Presents. Discover the details and updates about this highly anticipated production.

HADESTOWN On Sale At Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, Friday, October 27

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, presents Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, February 6-11, 2024.

Photos: First Look at All New Photos From the North American Tour of HADESTOWN

New production photos have been released of the Hadestown North American Tour, which has dates confirmed through May 2024. Check out the photos here!

HADESTOWN Will Return to Toronto in Spring 2024

Following a successful sold-out 7-week run this summer, Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will return to Toronto next spring, May 15 – 26, 2024 at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. 

Photos & Video: HADESTOWN Formally Added to Library of Congress Collection

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the cast of HADESTOWN in Washington DC. Explore photos and video footage of the acclaimed Broadway musical, as it is formally added to the Library of Congress Collection.

HADESTOWN Broadway Cast to Perform at Library of Congress and Join Permanent Collection

Hadestown will be formally added into the Library of Congress collections in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 17.

HADESTOWN To Return To Seattle For One Week Only!

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount has announced that Hadestown will return to Seattle, after a triumphant debut engagement in 2022.

Jordan Fisher Will Take Over as 'Orpheus' in HADESTOWN on Broadway

Jordan Fisher, who most recently starred as 'Anthony' in the current revival of Sweeney Todd, will take over the role of Orpheus in Hadestown on Broadway.

Reeve Carney Will Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN Next Month

Original Broadway cast member Reeve Carney will play his final performance as ‘Orpheus’ in Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, on Sunday, November 19. Learn more here!

HADESTOWN is Coming to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in 2024

HADESTOWN, winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is coming to Fort Myers in 2024. Tickets on sale October 6. Don't miss this acclaimed production!

HADESTOWN Comes to The North Charleston PAC in January 2024

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will come to the Lowcountry in 2024. Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!

Tickets On Sale This Week For HADESTOWN in Albuquerque

Hadestown will come to Albuquerque in 2023. As part of the Popejoy Presents 2023-24 Broadway in New Mexico Season, the show will play Popejoy Hall for seven performances from December 6 - 10. Find out how to get tickets here!

HADESTOWN to Return to Los Angeles for a Limited Engagement in October

Discover the dates and locations for the highly anticipated limited engagement of Hadestown in Los Angeles this October. Don't miss your chance to witness the magic of this renowned musical.

Photos: Eva Noblezada Takes Her Final Bow in HADESTOWN

Original Hadestown cast member Eva Noblezada played her final performance as 'Eurydice' last night, Sunday, August 13. Noblezada began playing the role in 2018 at London’s National Theatre before transferring with the production to Broadway in 2019.  Check out photos of Noblezada's final curtain call here!


Michael Chorney has been nominated for several prestigious awards in recognition of his outstanding orchestrations. He received nominations for Outstanding Orchestrations at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and Best Orchestrations at the Tony Awards, both for his work on the Broadway show Hadestown. These nominations highlight Chorney's talent and contribution to the success of the production.

Michael Chorney has won the Best Orchestrations award at the Tony Awards for the Broadway show Hadestown.

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