Anaïs Mitchell’s people show crush shocked nobody by bringing home the Best Musical honor on Broadway’s greatest night.
Broadway’s “Hadestown” was named the 2019 Tony Award champ for Best Musical, commanding a service with few shocks.
Anaïs Mitchell’s jazz and blues-arched “people show” beat out contenders like “The Prom” and “Tootsie” for the top prize Sunday night, carrying its all out count to eight trophies.
“On the off chance that ‘Hadestown’ represents anything, it’s that change is conceivable,” maker Mara Isaacs told the group while tolerating the honor. “In dull occasions, spring will come back once more.”
The triumphs came as meager astonishment to Broadway fans, as “Hadestown” went into the service as the year’s most Tony-assigned show with 14 selections.
Chief Rachel Chavkin, adored by spectators for bringing “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” to Broadway in 2016, seized a Tony Award before at night for coordinating the melodic. She was the main lady named as an executive of any demonstrate this season, and the fourth lady ever to win a Tony for coordinating a melodic.
The show’s other huge successes included Andre De Shields for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical and Mitchell for Best Original Score.
In light of Mitchell’s 2010 idea collection, “Hadestown” transplants the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice into a dystopian, Great Depression-propelled setting. The show appeared off-Broadway in 2016, trailed by stagings in Edmonton and London in 2017 and 2018, individually.