I’m not quite sure how I managed to miss Hadestown at the National Theatre before it transferred to Broadway, where it has picked up 14 Tony Award nominations.
Sam Mendes’ Olivier Award-winning production of Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman received equal top billing at this week’s Tony Awards 2019 nominations announcement alongside the hit Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The productions both have nine nods including ones for Ferryman actors Paddy Considine (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play), Fionnula Flanagan and Laura Donnelly. The …
An innovative take on the lesser-known Arthur Miller play The American Clock, bringing the Vaudeville elements to the fore – as startlingly relevant as it ever has been.
Rachel Chavkin directs this revival of Arthur Miller’s play The American Clock at the Old Vic Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
I really enjoyed and was really technically impressed with The American Clock. A decent play, in an amazing production by a truly visionary director, brought to life by a brilliant cast.
Clarke Peters and Sule Rimi are to step in to cover the roles of Robertson, Moe 3 and Taylor in Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at the Old Vic, directed by Rachel Chavkin, following news that Giles Terera has had to withdraw from the production for personal reasons.
Anaïs Mitchell has instigated something special, and I hope, and expect, Hadestown to evolve further throughout the years, as each new version creates its own musical and mythological traditions.
Giles Terera (Hamilton) will be joining the cast of Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at the Old Vic, directed by Rachel Chavkin, to play Robertson/Moe 3.
Singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s ‘folk opera’, Hadestown, is based on the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, the ultimate ancient story about music.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin’s interpretation of Mitchell’s acclaimed concept album Hadestown.
Folky, emotive, excellently performed and ever relevant, the National Theatre’s production of Hadestown is a grand triumph.
Running at the National Theatre prior to a Broadway opening, Hadestown offers a uniquely folksy and enchanting take on the tragic tale of Orpheus and his love, Euridice.
The Old Vic has announced initial casting for Arthur Miller’s The American Clock at The Old Vic, directed by Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Hadestown) with music by Justin Ellington from 4 February to 30 March 2019 (press night is 13 February). The cast includes: Amber Aga, Paul Bentall, Greg Bernstein, Clare Burt, Flora Dawson, Abhin …
Bluesy, folky, beautifully paced and musically satisfying, Hadestown is a treat: touching without sentimentality and with enough topical bite to startle without hammering the point.
Now the National Theatre has a vibrant production of the musical Hadestown which premiered at the New York Theatre Workshop in 2016.
The National Theatre has announced that Amber Gray and Patrick Page will reprise their original New York Theatre Workshop roles of Persephone and Hades in Hadestown, running in rep at the Olivier Theatre from 2 November 2018 to 26 January 2019 (press night is 13 November).
Details have been released of the National Theatre’s season from May to September 2018. Highlights include the Uk premiere of Hadestown, with music, lyrics and book by Anaïs Mitchell, the return of Follies and Patrick Marber’s new version of Eugène Ionesco’s Exit the King.
A trio of world premieres mark out the National Theatre of Scotland’s Summer and Autumn season of its tenth anniversary year, are being launched in Edinburgh.