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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Patrick Page, Amber Gray, Andre De Shields, Rachel Clavkin during Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Hadestown' at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 17, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)

Hadestown, a Broadway musical based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, opened to stellar reviews on Wednesday night.

Set in the Depression era, the show was praised for its update on a tale that's thousands of years old. However, you don't have to be Athena to realize that the immortal stories of Greek mythology have inspired some of theatre's most enduring productions.

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