Hadestown and Pyrotheology: old sad stories are good for the soul
"How do you make a musical which brings you into the heart of the difficulties of existence?” - Peter Rollins
A few months ago my friend Deanna invited me to see the musical Hadestown as an early birthday celebration. I knew the show had won ALL the awards and I knew my son was obsessed with it, but I hadn’t listened to the soundtrack or really done any research. All I knew was that it was the doomed story of Orpheus and Eurydice.
I was looking forward to seein…
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