History Theatre / Hadestown

27th Aug '15 5:26:33 PM Nothingtoseehere
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** AllThereInTheScript: The workers who sing with Hades in "Why We Build The Wall" are called Cerberus in the lyrics on the official site.



* CrapsackWorld

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* CrapsackWorldCrapsackWorld: Things are bad above ground, where poverty and starvation are always barely an inch away.
-->''Times being what they are\\
Dark and getting darker all the time''
** CrapSaccharineWorld: For Eurydice, Hadestown; she's built it up in her mind as a paradise of wealth and stability.
-->'''Eurydice:''' Everybody dresses in clothes so fine/Everybody’s pockets are weighted down/Everybody sipping ambrosia wine/In a goldmine in Hadestown



* LetsDuet: Many of the songs -- "Wedding Day," "Hey Little Songbird," "Wait For Me," "How Long," "Doubt Comes In," and "I Raise My Cup To Him."

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* LetsDuet: Many of the songs -- "Wedding Day," Day" (Orpheus and Eurydice), "Hey Little Songbird," Songbird" (Hades and Eurydice), "Wait For Me," Me" (Hermes and Orpheus), "How Long," Long" (Persephone and Hades), "Doubt Comes In," In" (Orpheus and Eurydice), and "I Raise My Cup To Him."Him" (Persephone and Eurydice).



* ShameIfSomethingHappened: "Hey Little Songbird."

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* ShameIfSomethingHappened: "Hey Little Songbird."Songbird"
4th May '15 12:56:48 PM nombretomado
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* GreekMythology

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* GreekMythologyMyth/GreekMythology
11th Apr '15 2:14:14 AM Patachou
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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of BonIver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden Triplets as the Fates.

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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of BonIver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco Music/AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden Triplets as the Fates.
Fates.

'''Tracklist'''
# "Wedding Song" featuring Justin Vernon (3:18)
# "Epic (Part I)" featuring Justin Vernon (2:22)
# "Way Down Hadestown" featuring Justin Vernon, Music/AniDiFranco and Ben Knox Miller (3:33)
# "Songbird Intro" (0:24)
# "Hey, Little Songbird" featuring Greg Brown (3:09)
# "Gone, I'm Gone" featuring The Haden Triplets (1:09)
# "When the Chips are Down" featuring The Haden Triplets (2:14)
# "Wait for Me" featuring Ben Knox Miller and Justin Vernon (3:06)
# "Why We Build the Wall" featuring Greg Brown (4:18)
# "Our Lady of the Underground" featuring Music/AniDiFranco (4:40)
# "Flowers (Eurydice's Song)" (3:33)
# "Nothing Changes" featuring The Haden Triplets (0:52)
# "If it's True" featuring Justin Vernon (3:03)
# "Papers (Hades Finds Out)" (1:24)
# "How Long?" featuring Music/AniDiFranco and Greg Brown (3:36)
# "Epic (Part II)" featuring Justin Vernon (2:55)
# "Lover's Desire" (2:05)
# "His Kiss, The Riot" featuring Greg Brown (4:03)
# "Doubt Comes In" featuring Justin Vernon (5:32)
# "I Raise My Cup to Him" featuring Music/AniDiFranco (2:10)



!! This opera provides examples of:

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!! This opera provides examples of:
''Tropestown''



* OrpheanRescue

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* OrpheanRescueOneWordTitle: "Hadestown".
* OrpheanRescue: The story is based on the myth of Orpheus.
18th Oct '14 10:31:33 PM screennameless
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* DarkestHour: "Doubt Comes In."
18th Oct '14 10:17:28 PM screennameless
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-->'''Hades:''' Always a pity for one so pretty and young/When poverty comes to clip your wings/And knock the wind right out of your lungs...

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-->'''Hades:''' Always a pity for one so pretty and young/When poverty comes to clip your wings/And knock the wind right out of your lungs...lungs/Hey, nobody sings on empty.
30th Aug '14 2:28:22 AM Ciabella
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* LoveAtFirstSight: "Epic (Part Two)": Hades fell in love with Persephone the moment he saw her in Demeter's garden.
1st Nov '13 8:11:09 PM PumpkinLore
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* AllThereInTheManual: To fully understand the setting and plot, you need to read the history and libretto on [[http://anaismitchell.com/home.html the official website]].

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* AllThereInTheManual: To fully understand the setting and plot, you need to read the history and libretto on [[http://anaismitchell.com/home.html [[http://hadestown.anaismitchell.com/ the official website]].
3rd Dec '12 3:02:40 PM TwinBird
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* EverybodyHatesHades


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* ForegoneConclusion: Assuming you're at all familiar with Greek mythology, you can pretty much guess how this one ends.
2nd Jun '12 10:29:13 AM AnCeithreMarcach
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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of BonIver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden triplets as the Fates.

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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of BonIver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden triplets Triplets as the Fates.
2nd Jun '12 10:27:22 AM AnCeithreMarcach
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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden triplets as the Fates.

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The album stars Mitchell as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver) BonIver) as Orpheus, AniDiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller (of The Low Anthem) as Hermes, and the Haden triplets as the Fates.
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