Referencing myths that transcend time: Hadestown

It is no secret that Hadestown is a clever adaptation of an ancient myth - the story of Orpheus and Eurydice and their fight against death itself. Mitchell's Hadestown has spun this into a more modern tale in which the divide of the classes, capitalism and the fight between living free and living comfortably stand … Continue reading Referencing myths that transcend time: Hadestown

Hadestown: A detailed Plot Synopsis

On the 17th of November I had the rare pleasure of watching the London National theatre performance of 'Hadestown', with song and book by Anais Mitchell. After the original album and cast recording of this musical had stayed with me for over half a year, I finally had the opportunity to watch the music tie … Continue reading Hadestown: A detailed Plot Synopsis