Tony-nominated actor to join the cast of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Boykin is best known for his roles in the musicals Shuffle Along and Porgy and Bess. He has also appeared in productions of The Color Purple, Rent, and Caroline, or Change. He is making his return to Hadestown, having previously played the role of Hermes in the original Broadway cast.
Boykin's casting is sure to be a major coup for Hadestown. He is a talented actor with a powerful voice, and he is sure to bring a new level of depth and complexity to the role of Hades.
Hadestown is a folk opera that tells the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. The show is set in the underworld and tells the tale of a young couple who must overcome great obstacles to be together. Hadestown has won numerous awards, including eight Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.