Lola Tung to join HADESTOWN on Broadway


Lola Tung | Photo: Dominik Bindl / Getty Images

Alex Mecklosky
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January 9, 2024 11:15 AM

Hey Little songbirds… According to EW, Lola Tung will be joining the cast of Hadestown as Eurydice on February 9th. Tung will be doing a limited run in the show through March 17th. 

Tung will replace Solea Pfeiffer, who is currently as Eurydice. Hadestown currently stars Betty Who as Persephone, Jordan Fisher as Orpheus, Tony Award winner Lillias White as Hermes, Phillip Boykin as Hades, and Solea Pfeiffer as Eurydice. They are joined by Lindsey Hailes, Belén Moyano, and Brit West as the Fates. The chorus of Workers is played by Emily Afton, Malcolm Armwood, Chibueze Ihumoa, AlexPuette and Grace Yoo. The cast includes swings Sojourner Brown, Brandon Cameron, Tara Jackson, Max Kumangai, Alex Lugo, and Tanner Ray Wilson.

"I saw Hadestown in February of 2020 and immediately fell in love with the show,” Tung stated. “I’d had dreams of being on Broadway since I performed in my middle school musicals, and after seeing Hadestown I instantly added it to the little list of dream shows in my mind. The storytelling is beautiful and unique, the music is unbelievably special, and the show is just so moving. I am very grateful to be joining this incredible company. What a dream and an honor it is to be making my Broadway debut in this show!" said Tung.

This will mark Tung's Broadway debut. Best known for her breakout performance as ‘Belly’ in the hit Amazon Prime series “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” Tung will star alongside Grammy Award winner Ani DiFranco, who also joins the production as ‘Persephone’ on February 9th through June 30th. Solea Pfeiffer and Betty Who will play their final performances as ‘Eurydice’ and ‘Persephone,’ respectively, on Sunday, February 4th.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!