Hadestown the musical is a Broadway show with music, lyrics, and book by Anaïs Mitchell. The musical is a retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, set in the 1920s jazz era in the United States, with elements of the Great Depression and New Orleans-style music. The story centers around Orpheus, a musician, and his journey to the underworld to rescue his true love Eurydice, with the help of the ruler of the underworld, Hades, and his wife Persephone. The musical features a combination of folk, jazz, blues, and gospel music, and received wide acclaim for its creative and unique blend of different music styles. This play is known for its imaginative storytelling, inventive set design and the powerful performances of its lead characters. Hadestown the musical has won several awards, including 8 Tony Awards in 2019.