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  • NYTW transforms for HADESTOWN: Timelapse Video

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    See the transformation process inside the New York Theatre Workshop theatre as we prepared for HADESTOWN. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nytw.org.

    With Hadestown, celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and inventive two-time Obie award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Three Pianos; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) transform Mitchell's "phenomenal concept album" (Rolling Stone) into a bold new work for the stage. This 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, Mitchell's beguiling melodies and poetic imagination pit nature against industry, faith against doubt, and love against death.

    May 6 - July 3, 2016

    HADESTOWN
    By Anaïs Mitchell
    Developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin
    Scenery by Rachel Hauck
    Costumes by Michael Krass
    Lighting by Bradley King
    Sound by Robert Kaplowitz
    Properties by Noah Mease
    Arrangements & Orchestrations by Michael Chorney
    Music Supervision, Co-arrangements & Orchestrations by Todd Sickafoose
    Music Direction by Liam Robinson
    Choreography by David Neumann
    Dramaturgy by Ken Cerniglia
    Co-conceived by Ben t. Matchstick
    Stage Manager: Lindsey Turteltaub

    Cast:
    Nabiyah Be
    Damon Daunno
    Lulu Fall
    Amber Gray
    Patrick Page
    Jessie Shelton
    Chris Sullivan
    Shaina Taub

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