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Broadway transfer Hadestown announces its full cast line-up for West End

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Broadway transfer Hadestown announces its full West End cast for Lyric Theatre in 2024.

Anaïs Mitchell's Tony Award-winning musical, Hadestown, has announced its full West End cast. Inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, the production is set to make a comeback in London next year at the Lyric Theatre.

Cast and creatives

Dónal Finn (known for The Wheel of Time) and Grace Hodgett Young (renowned for Sunset Boulevard) are set to portray the ill-fated lovers Orpheus and Eurydice in the upcoming production. Joining them in the cast are Zachary James (from The Addams Family) as Hades, Melanie La Barrie (known for & Juliet) as Hermes, and Gloria Onitiri (credited for Cinderella) as Persephone. The roles of the Fates will be played by Bella Brown, Madeline Charlemagne, and Allie Daniel, while the Workers will be portrayed by Lauren Azania, Tiago Dhondt Bamberger, Beth Hinton-Lever, Waylon Jacobs, and Christopher Short. The ensemble also includes swings Lucinda Buckley, Ryesha Higgs, Miriam Nyarko, and Simon Oskarsson.

Hadestown showcases the musical talents of Grammy Award-winning Anaïs Mitchell, who composed the music and lyrics. The production is helmed by director Rachel Chavkin. The creative team further comprises David Neumann for choreography, Rachel Hauck for scenic design, Michael Krass for costume design, Bradley King for lighting design, and Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz for sound design. Additional contributions include Liam Robinson for music supervision and vocal arrangements, Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose for arrangements and orchestrations, and Ken Cerniglia for dramaturgy.

Hadestown invites you on an odyssey, weaving an epic narrative that entwines the love sagas of Orpheus and Eurydice with that of King Hades and his wife, Persephone. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.

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