Video: ‘Sleigh Ride’ Featuring Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Kay Trinidad and the HADESTOWN Chorus

Check out the new video for “Sleigh Ride” from If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album, featuring the entire Hadestown ensemble and the Fates!

T. Oliver Reid, Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Kay Trinidad and Timothy Hughes. Photo by Lia Chang

If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album offers both solace and celebration as we head into a winter season like no other. Starring Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, and Kay Trinidad as The Fates, the album also features guest appearances by the entire cast of the Tony Award® and Grammy Award®-winning musical singing beloved holiday classics, songs composed by Gonzalez-Nacer, Hadestown‘s Tony Award-winning songwriter Anaïs Mitchell, and Hadestown music director Liam Robinson, as well as gems waiting to be rediscovered, all in a sound steeped in blues, folk, ragtime, and jazz that has made Mitchell’s groundbreaking musical a phenomenon.

The featured artists include Reeve Carney, André De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada and Patrick Page. The Hadestown ensemble includes Malcolm Armwood, Anthony Chatmon II, Afra Hines, Timothy Hughes, Tara Jackson, John Krause, Kimberly Marable, Yael Reich, T. Oliver Reid, Trent Saunders, Jessie Shelton, Kim Steele, Khaila Wilcoxon, Taylor Colleton, Adam Hyndman, Damani Van Rensalier and Ahmad Simmons.

1st Row: Malcolm Armwood and Amber Gray. 2nd Row: Kimberly Marable, T. Oliver Reid, Khaila Wilcoxon, John Krause, Jessie Shelton, Rachel Chavkin, André De Shields. 3rd Row: Jewelle Blackman, Kay Trinidad, Anaïs Mitchell, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer, Eva Noblezada. 4th Row: Afra Hines, Timothy Hughes, Malcolm Armwood, Mara Isaacs, Patrick Page, Reeve Carney. Photo by Lia Chang

If The Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album is produced by Grammy Award winner David Lai, Tony Award winner Todd Sickafoose, Robinson, and Gonzalez-Nacer and is executive produced by Van Dean and Mara Isaacs.

Todd Sickafoose, Anaïs Mitchell, Kay Trinidad and Jewelle Blackman. Photo by Lia Chang
Liam Robinson and 2019 Tony Award winner Todd Sickafoose. Photo by Lia Chang

ABOUT HADESTOWN: Hadestown is the acclaimed new musical by Mitchell, developed with innovative director and Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin and is the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The musical was preparing to mark its first anniversary of sold out performances on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) when, on Thursday, March 12, the COVID-19 crisis forced the shutdown of all Broadway theaters. The Grammy Award-winning Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hadestown from Sing It Again Records is available on CD, vinyl, and streaming.

To date, the album has been streamed over 125M times. The show will launch a National Tour shortly. In its first year, the tour will visit more than 30 cities coast to coast. Hadestown is produced on Broadway by Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy.


Lia Chang

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.

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