Sometimes love goes an extra mile, especially on Broadway. Love might turn into pain and even suffering, especially if someone twisted is involved. Enter – the most dramatic love stories of Broadway!
This is a heavy, emotional piece that can affect every single aspect of your feelings, and sometimes the illness gets very bad. As I mentioned before, I’m a big fan of the musical, but it’s also one of my favorite musicals of all time.
Speaking of ancient Greece, we are dealing with the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, and it really does not matter if you fail. We know that this mythical musician must venture into the wilderness of Greece just to save the life of his love, or at least that of her family.
Set in a dystopian world, the story of Orpheus and Eurydice revolves around the struggle for survival in the midst of a war between gods and humans.
The two main characters behave with many modern traits: Orpheus is a typically frivolous musician who thinks only of singing and singing, and Eurydice is the guy who finally decides to go to safety. Hades and Persephone are portrayed as a traditional rich couple who have been together for a while and feel sorry for each other, but we will come back to that.
Orpheus and Eurydice are celebrated by the sun, which is only allowed to appear in summer. The two young people drink together, share their love for each other, and tell stories from their lives.
Persephone lives in the factory of Hades, but winter is approaching and Orpheus writes only to Eurydice, who does not care how she will survive.
Eurydice immediately regrets having signed the contract with Hades and they are forced to go to Hadestown. Orpheus is heartbroken, but he swears that he will find her again in time for the end of the year and the beginning of his life.
Hades tries to drive the young man away with the help of the Faiths, but Orpheus comes to Hadestown to look for Eurydice and his love for her.
Hades wants Orpheus to sing to him, and in the song, we hear Persephone negotiate with Hades to give him a chance.
Eurydice is in favor of the recording, but when he sees that it is a situation in which one loses, he offers Orpheus the next deal.
But just a few steps from the exit, he fails, and an outside look leads to the death of his wife and the beginning of a new chapter in their relationship.
In Hermes’s last song, he says: “We try again and again, but some people will always hope for a better end to the story.
At its best, you get a glimpse of what happens when you’re in the middle of a love affair or at the heart of one of the world’s most popular musicals.
At worst, one is drawn to a malevolent, malformed outsider who is proficient in virtually every field of art and science. If one courts the other and is the perfect gentleman until he wakes up, the other will march in to get him or her.
Raoul and Phantom are not comparable, but all they have in common is their love for Christine, and that’s it.
Raoul is the typical knight in shining armor, and Phantom ponders everything that war and love allow. Raoul fights everywhere, rescues his mistress, confronts Phantom, and confronts him, but Phantom is not used to using his advanced paranormal skills to give Raououl the lead.
Raoul is caught with a Punjabi lasso, but he uses his tricks and escapes to the phantom cave where he captures Christine. He talks to lure her to her father’s grave with the music of angels, and when he arrives he sets the place on fire. Christine has a choice: if she stays, Raoul will spare her, or she will return to the phantom cave where the villain takes her prisoner.
When he is finally welcomed, he saves the lives of the two young lovers, ascends to the throne, and confesses that it is not his soul that is in him, but his love for Christine.
The drama! The dramatic love stories of Broadway are considered to be amongst the finest shows on stage!
Broadway might be closed, but Central Park is up, running, and romantic!