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Lillias White and Lola Tung End Run in Broadway’s Hadestown March 17


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Lillias White and Lola Tung End Run in Broadway's Hadestown March 17

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


Lillias White and Lola Tung in Hadestown

The Life Tony winner Lillias White, who stepped into the role of Hermes in Broadway's Hadestown
September 13, 2022, ends her extended run at the Walter Kerr Theatre March 17.

The Broadway favorite, the first woman to play the role, succeeded Tony winner André De Shields in the part. White has also been seen on Broadway in Chicago, The Life, Fela!, Dreamgirls, Cats, Once on This Island, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

March 17 also marks the final performance of The Summer I Turned Pretty‘s Lola Tung, whose limited engagement as Eurydice in the Tony-winning musical began February 9.

Purchase Hadestown memorabilia in the Playbill Store.

As previously reported, Olivier nominee Jon Jon Briones and daughter Isa Briones will join the cast of the hit musical March 19
as Hermes and Eurydice, respectively.

Hadestown also currently stars Jordan Fisher as Orpheus, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco as Persephone, and Grammy nominee
Phillip Boykin as Hades.

They are joined by Belén Moyano, Kay Trinidad, and Brit West as the
Fates. The chorus of Workers is played by Emily Afton, Malcolm Armwood,
Chibueze Ihuoma, Alex Puette, and Grace Yoo, and the company 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.

Video: Lola Tung, Jordan Fisher, and Ani DiFranco Discuss Hadestown

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.

The show, featuring a book and score by Mitchell, won eight 2019 Tony
Awards: Best Director of a Musical (Rachel Chavkin), Best Featured
Actor in a Musical (André De Shields), Best Lighting Design of a Musical
(Bradley King), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Rachel Hauck), Best
Sound Design of a Musical (Jessica Paz and Nevin Steinberg), Best
Orchestrations (Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose), Best Original
Score (Mitchell), and Best Musical.

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Photo Exclusive: See Lillias White Step Into the Role of Missus Hermes in Hadestown





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