The cast of Hadestown, currently nominated for 14 Tony Awards, stopped by CBS This Morning for its Saturday Sessions series and performed the songs "Wait for Me" (above) and "When the Chips Are Down" (watch Fates Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad sing in the video below) from the Anaïs Mitchell score.
A retelling of the Orpheus myth and directed by Rachel Chavkin, the cast is led by Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon) as Eurydice and Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark) as Orpheus. The are joined by Tony nominees André De Shields (The Full Monty) as Hermes, Patrick Page (Saint Joan) as Hades, and Amber Gray (The Great Comet) as Persephone.
The cast is completed by Afra Hines, Timothy Hughes, John Krause, Kimberly Marable, and Ahmad Simmons in the chorus of Workers. Malcolm Armwood, T. Oliver Reid, Jessie Shelton, and Khalia Wilcoxon serve as swings.