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Jordan Fisher Is Orpheus in Broadway’s Hadestown Beginning November 20


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Jordan Fisher Is Orpheus in Broadway's Hadestown Beginning November 20

The Tony-winning musical continues at the Walter Kerr Theatre.


Jordan Fisher
Michaelah Reynolds

Jordan Fisher, most recently seen on Broadway as Anthony in the Tony-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd, joins the cast of the Tony-winning Hadestown November 20 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

The actor, whose Broadway credits also include Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton, steps into the role of Orpheus, succeeding original cast member Reeve Carney, who played his final performance  November 19.

“First,
I must thank Reeve for the magic he made in ‘Orpheus,’” said Fisher, who is also known for his work in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Teen Beach Movie franchises, in an earlier statement. “An absolutely historic run and performance. His
unrelenting heart and soul is deeply embedded in this role and in this
story. I'm beyond honored and grateful for the opportunity to step in
and steward such a beautifully crafted character. My wife, son, and I
have been jamming to the cast album for a long time. It's been a dream
to be able to join the party! Specifically in this role. This tale is
one that truly must be told again and again.”

Hadestown currently stars Tony winner Lillias White as Hermes, Solea Pfeiffer as Eurydice, Betty Who as Persephone, and Phillip Boykin as Hades. They are joined by Amelia Cormack, Lindsey Hailes, and Brit West as the Fates. The chorus of Workers is played by Emily Afton, Malcolm Armwood, Chibueze Ihumoa, Alex Puette, and Grace Yoo. The cast also includes swings Sojourner Brown, Brandon Cameron, Tara Jackson, Max Kumangai, Alex Lugo, and Tanner Ray Wilson.

Singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s folk- and jazz-infused musical
layers the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice with that of Hades and
Persephone, intertwining the actions—and consequences—of gods and
mortals. Hadestown originally began as a theatrical concert performed by Mitchell.

The creative team features Tony-winning set designer Rachel Hauck,
Tony-nominated costume designer Michael Krass, Tony-winning lighting
designer Bradley King, Tony-winning sound designers Nevin Steinberg and
Jessica Paz, choreographer David Neumann, and dramaturg Ken Cerniglia.
Musical supervision and vocal arrangements are by Liam Robinson, with
arrangements and orchestrations by Tony winners Michael Chorney and Todd
Sickafoose.

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Production Photos: Jordan Fisher in Dear Evan Hansen





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