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ALL ABOARD! Get ready to once again take the ROAD TO HELL! Casting for both the return of the Broadway production plus the upcoming North American Tour of the Tony and Grammy winning smash hit Hadestown has officially been announced. Under the direction of Rachel Chavkin, original cast members expecting to return to the New York company will include…..
Reeve Carney as “Orepheus”,
2 time Tony and Olivier nominee Eva Noblezada as “Eurydice”,
The legendary André De Shields in his Tony winning performance as “Hermes”,
and
Tony nominee Amber Gray as “Persephone”,
The show’s OG Villian Tony nominee Patrick Page is also expecting to return but not till later on. The celebrate KING OF VILLIANS is currently working on a film and will return to HADESTOWN beginning November 2nd, 2021.
When the show officially re-opens on Broadway early this Fall, the role of the wicked “Hades” will be played temporary by another Broadway great no stranger to playing bad guys himself…. Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt (Broadway’s Rocky Horror, The Lion King, Dracula, Peter Pan, and Chicago).
Additional casting will include original cast member Jewelle Blackman, original swing Jessie Shelton, and newcomer cast member Mariand Torres as “The Fates”. Sadly with this announcement, it was revealed that the original 2 “Fates” themselves Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer and Kay Trinidad had both departed the production.
Plus a full Ensemble!!
Meanwhile for HADESTOWN’s upcoming National Tour, the cast that will be bringing this powerful show all across North America will consist of….
Drama Desk nominee Nicholas Barasch (Broadway’s 2009 revival of West Side Story along with the Roundabout Theatre Company revivals of The Mystery of Edwin Drood and She Loves Me) as “Orpheus”,
Morgan Siobhan Green (Broadway’s Be More Chill) as “Eurydice”,
Tony winner Levi Kreis (Broadway’s Million Dollar Quartet and last seen in Violet) as “Hermes”,
HADESTOWN original cast member Kimberly Marable (who also appeared in Broadway’s The Lion King) will play “Persephone” full time after previously understudying the role in the Broadway production,
Olivier nominee Kevyn Morrow (London’s Ragtime and Broadway’s recent revival of The Color Purple, Bandstand, and previously in Moulin Rouge) as “Hades”,
Belén Moyano, Bex Odorisio, and Shea Renne will be the touring “Fates”,
and
a Full Ensemble.
Congrats to all new cast members and all those returning!!
The Broadway production of HADESTOWN is set to reopen at the Walter Kerr Theatre starting September 2nd, 2021. Meanwhile, the show’s National Tour will have a preview week long run in Greenville, SC starting October 5th, 2021. It will have its official Opening launch on October 13th, 2021 for a 4 week run in our nation’s Capitol in Washington D.C.. From there, it will be coming to the following cities across North America…..
Boston, MA,
Columbus, OH,
Detroit, MI,
Appleton, WI,
New Orleans, LA,
Houston, TX,
Dallas, TX,
Memphis, TN,
Philadelphia, PA,
Minneapolis, MN,
Tucson, AZ,
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA,
San Francisco, CA,
Salt Lake City, UT,
Miami, FL,
Orlando, FL,
Hartford, CT,
and
so much more.
WE RAISE OUR CUPS to this groundbreaking show back better than ever!!!
Who is excited?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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