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Jessie is a multidisciplinary artist and actor based in NYC. She was born to musician parents in Minneapolis, MN and began studying violin just before her 4th birthday. As she continued her classical studies, she discovered the world of dance and trained for many years at the Minnesota Dance Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jessie is a multidisciplinary artist and actor based in NYC. She was born to musician parents in Minneapolis, MN and began studying violin just before her 4th birthday. As she continued her classical studies, she discovered the world of dance and trained for many years at the Minnesota Dance Theatre ... (read complete bio)
HADESTOWN Cancels Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon Performances Photo HADESTOWN Cancels Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Hadestown, was among the Broadway shows sidelined this evening. A representative for the production has confirmed that tomorrow's matinee has also been canceled. The status of the Saturday evening show is to be determined. 

Original Broadway Cast Member Patrick Page Returns to HADESTOWN Tomorrow Photo Original Broadway Cast Member Patrick Page Returns to HADESTOWN Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Tomorrow, original Broadway cast member Patrick Page will return to Hadestown, the 2019 Tony Award-winning Best New Musical. For his performance as Hades, king of the underworld, Page received a Grammy Award and Tony Award nomination.

Lana Gordon Announced as Persephone Alternate in HADESTOWN on Broadway Photo Lana Gordon Announced as Persephone Alternate in HADESTOWN on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

Learn about Hadestown's 2021 casting updates. Lana Gordon will be the alternate Persephone, allowing Amber Gray, who continues her award-winning run at the Walter Kerr Theatre, to spend more time with her young family. Gordon will join the cast the week beginning Monday, October 11 and will perform the role of Persephone twice a week.

Patrick Page to Return to HADESTOWN November 9; Tom Hewitt Adds One Week to Run Photo Patrick Page to Return to HADESTOWN November 9; Tom Hewitt Adds One Week to Run
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

The Broadway production of Hadestown will welcome back one of its original stars next month as Patrick Page returns to the role of Hades on Tuesday, November 9. 

VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Heads Way Down to HADESTOWN for Morning Performance Photo VIDEO: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Heads Way Down to HADESTOWN for Morning Performance
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 17, 2021

Good Morning America's Times Square performance space went way down to Hadestown this morning when the reigning Tony Award-winning best musical stopped by to sing 'Way Down Hadestown' for the crowd outside!

VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNI Photo VIDEO: Andre De Shields, Anais Mitchell, and Reeve Carney Talk HADESTOWN on CBS MORNINGS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

On an episode of CBS Mornings earlier this week, Anthony Mason went behind the scenes of Hadestown as the show prepared for its return to Broadway.

Photos: HADESTOWN Company Celebrates First Performance Back on Broadway Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Company Celebrates First Performance Back on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 3, 2021

Hadestown officially returned to Broadway last night for its first performance in more than 18 months. The sold-out audience led several ovations and a post-show celebration spilled out onto West 48th Street where the cast and band took to the fire escape of the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) and led the crowd in celebratory jam session.

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to Broadway and Celebrates With a Post-Show Performance Photo VIDEO: HADESTOWN Returns to Broadway and Celebrates With a Post-Show Performance
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

Hadestown officially returned to Broadway last night for its first performance in more than 18 months. The sold-out audience led several ovations and a post-show celebration spilled out onto West 48th Street where the cast and band took to the fire escape of the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) and led the crowd in celebratory jam session.

WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Ton Photo WAITRESS, Starring Sara Bareilles, and Tony-Winning HADESTOWN Re-Open on Broadway Tonight!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 2, 2021

Whether you're heading to Joe's Diner or way down under the ground, Broadway is re-opening up tonight with the arrival of two beloved musicals. Waitress kicks off its limited engagement at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it will run through January 9, 2022. Just a block away, Hadestown returns to its home at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

VIDEO: The Company of HADESTOWN Returns to the Walter Kerr Theatre Photo VIDEO: The Company of HADESTOWN Returns to the Walter Kerr Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2021

Joining the Broadway cast for a limited engagement will be Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt. Hewitt will play the role of Hades until original Broadway cast member and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page, who is in production for a new film project, returns on Tuesday, November 2.

Adam Pascal, Amber Iman, Antonio Cipriano and More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Adam Pascal, Amber Iman, Antonio Cipriano and More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

HADESTOWN Announces Broadway and Touring Casts Including Original Cast Members Andre  Photo HADESTOWN Announces Broadway and Touring Casts Including Original Cast Members Andre De Shields, Reeve Carney, and Eva Noblezada, Plus Tom Hewitt and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

Joining the Broadway cast for a limited engagement will be Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt. Hewitt will play the role of Hades until original Broadway cast member and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page, who is in production for a new film project, returns on Tuesday, November 2.

Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kober, Sean Allan Krill, Heath Saunders, Jane Bruce and More Wi Photo Gizel Jimenez, Andrew Kober, Sean Allan Krill, Heath Saunders, Jane Bruce and More Will Join Writer Zack Zadek at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

Zack will celebrate the return of live music with a set of never-before-heard songs from his musicals in development, intimately performed with a full band and special guests. Ellie Heyman directs. Valerie Novakoff produces.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 23- HADESTOWN Opens at New York Theatre Workshop Photo VIDEO: On This Day, May 23- HADESTOWN Opens at New York Theatre Workshop
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2021

On this day in 2016, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical HADESTOWN celebrated its off-Broadway opening at New York Theatre Workshop.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 17- HADESTOWN Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2021

On this day in 2019, Broadway went way down with Anais Mitchell's acclaimed new musical, Hadestown, starring Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Reeve Carney, Tony Award winner André De Shields, Tony Award nominee Amber Gray, two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada, and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page.

Quentin Earl Darrington, Miriam Silverman and More to Star in Audio Production SHIPWO Photo Quentin Earl Darrington, Miriam Silverman and More to Star in Audio Production SHIPWORM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

Two-Up Productions is back with another unprecedented project: the first feature-length dramatic podcast, Shipworm. Set to release on April 26th, Shipworm is a first of its kind feature-length dramatic podcast. While most scripted podcasts are serialized or episodic series, Shipworm will be released as a one-off audio movie.

VIDEO: Live It Up with HADESTOWN to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring Photo VIDEO: Live It Up with HADESTOWN to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021

To celebrate the first day of spring, we're raising our cups to the season and heading way down with some clips from the show.

Jessie Shelton, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Kerstin Anderson and More Featured on HER SOUND, V Photo Jessie Shelton, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Kerstin Anderson and More Featured on HER SOUND, VOL. 1
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021

Available on all streaming platforms January 15th,  Her Sound, Vol. 1, written by Ethan Carlson, recent winner of Taylor Louderman’s Write Out Loud Contest, is the first of a three-part concept album to be released throughout 2021. 

Mint Theater Continues its Series of Free Broadcasts With CONFLICT by Miles Malleson Photo Mint Theater Continues its Series of Free Broadcasts With CONFLICT by Miles Malleson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced Mint Theater Company's Streaming Series featuring HD recordings of past productions, will continue with the New York Premiere of Miles Malleson's political love story Conflict, just in time for Election Day. Conflict will be available online from October 19th through November 1st.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, August 31- with Sierra Boggess,  Katie Finneran, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, August 31- with Sierra Boggess, Katie Finneran, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 31, 2020

Today (August 31) in live streaming: Sierra Boggess sings with Seth Rudetsky, Katie Finneran visits Stars in the House, and so much more!

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