Monday, August 14, 2017

Broadway Grosses: On the Heels of Closing Notice, Audiences Rush to See Broadway's Acclaimed Great Comet by

The Broadway community was disappointed this past week to get the news that Broadway's 12-time Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 will be ending it…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Will Close on Broadway; Creator Dave Malloy to Rejoin Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, celebrated for introducing immersive theater to Broadway crowds, will play its final performance at the Imperial…

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Breaking: THE GREAT COMET Announces September Broadway Closing; Final Performers for Role of 'Pierre' by BroadwayWorld

This just in - NATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 will play its final performance on Broadway Sunday, September 3rd at the Imperial Theatre.

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Theater News: The Great Comet Will End Its Broadway Run With Dave Malloy as Pierre

Scott Stangland will also play Pierre before the musical ends its run at the Imperial Theatre.

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Spectacular ‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812’ Crashes In Wake Of Casting Contretemps by Jeremy Gerard

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, a musical whose history is nearly as complicated as the Russian novel that inspired it, will close after the matinée performance on September …

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Look Back at Mandy Patinkin On the Stage as He Prepares to Return to Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Tony winner will join the cast of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 beginning August 15 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Mandy Patinkin Is Moscow-Bound For Brief ‘Natasha, Pierre’ Gig by Jeremy Gerard

Mandy Patinkin, best known to television audiences as Saul Berenson on Homeland, will take a two-week side trip to Broadway via 19th-century Moscow beginning August 15. He’ll play the …

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Mandy Patinkin Will Return to Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Mandy Patinkin will return to the Broadway stage in the role of Pierre in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre. Patinkin will play a three-week r…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Your First Look at Okieriete Onaodowan as Pierre in The Great Comet Is Here by Lindsey Sullivan

Andrey isn't here—but Hamilton OG Okieriete Onaodowan is back on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. Though he may not be spitting rhymes this time around, f…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

BWW Interview: Ingrid Michaelson Finds Her Way to Broadway by the Light of THE GREAT COMET by Nicole Rosky

Ingrid Michaelson has more than one reason to celebrate this summer.Following the release of her latest EP, Alter Egos, the multi-platinum recording artist is calling the Imperial Theatre ho…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Ingrid Michaelson & Brittain Ashford Harmonize on The Great Comet Heartbreaker 'Sonya Alone' by

Singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson joined the cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 as Sonya on July 3, stepping in for original cast member Brittain Ashford for a run th…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Ingrid Michaelson Makes Broadway Debut in The Great Comet July 3 by Andrew Gans

The musical, winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, continues at the Imperial Theatre.

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Goodbye my Gypsy Lovers; Josh Groban says farewell to 'The Great Comet' by (lauren McMillen )

There's a war going on out there somewhere and Josh Groban isn't here. Groban said goodbye to 19th century Russia as he took his final bow in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 181…

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Oscar Isaac, Ingrid Michaelson, Puppies & More! Go Out & About with Our July Save the Date Picks by Lindsey Sullivan

Summer is in full swing, and there is a lot to see at the theater, on the cabaret circuit and even in the great outdoors. Hunky Oscar Isaac off-Broadway, Samantha Barks in the States and Cor…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pop Star Ingrid Michaelson Joins Broadway’s ‘Great Comet’ by Jeremy Gerard

Multi-platinum recording artist Ingrid Michaelson will join the cast of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, the epic-scale musical on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre, beginning J…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Odds & Ends: The Great Comet Wins Outstanding Broadway Chorus Award & More by

Broadway's Great Comet Honored by Actors' Equity The new musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 has been named the winner of Actors' Equity's Outstanding Broadwa…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

BWW Exclusive: Welcome to Moscow! Charting GREAT COMET's Journey from 87 Seats to The Great White Way by Linnae Medeiros

There may be a war going on out there somewhere, but inside the Imperial Theatre, but there is a whole other lush world being created by the team behind this season's NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

The Show: The Great Comet Director Rachel Chavkin and Set Designer Mimi Lien by

Great Comet director Rachel Chavkin and set designer Mimi Lien talk about transforming the Imperial Theatre into a lush Russian opera house.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards! by Walter McBride

Just last night,the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony was held at The Imperial Theatre 249 West 45th Street, current home of The Great Comet, recipient of 12 Tony Award nominations i…

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Photos – 2017 Theatre World Awards Red Carpet by Jk Clarke

  The 2017 Theater World Awards were held Monday, June 5 the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. Special honorees included Glenn Close, Katrina Lenk and Dae Malloy. Theater Pizzazz’s JK…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Tony Watch: ‘Great Comet’ Director Rachel Chavkin On That Amazing Set, Color-Conscious Casting – And Traffic Patterns by Jeremy Gerard

If you’ve scored seats in what was the stage area of the Imperial Theatre, where Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 is running, be prepared to negotiate a daunting catwalk i…

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Raise a Glass! The Great Comet Tony Nominee Josh Groban Receives Sardi's Caricature by Lindsey Sullivan

What about Pierre? Oh, he's hanging at Sardi's. The Great Comet Tony nominee Josh Groban joined the ranks of theater greats when he received his Sardi's portrait on June 2. The b…

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BWW Morning Brief June 5th, 2017 - Theatre World Awards and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news The 2017 Theatre World Awards ceremony takes place at the Imperial Theatre tonight

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Tony Awards Close-Up: Mimi Lien Explains the Her Ever-Changing GREAT COMET Designs! by BroadwayWorld TV

The brilliant Mimi Lien earned one of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812's twelve Tony nominations, for her scenic design. Below, watch as she chats about transforming the Imperial …

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet’ at Imperial Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Imperial Theatre in New York presents "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812," a musical directed by Rachel Chavkin, through January 7, 2018. The musical stars multi-platinum re…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Josh Groban, Christy Altomare, Lucas Hedges & More Win Theatre World Awards by

The 2017 Theatre World Award honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance include Sweat's Carlo Albán; Anastasia's Christy Altomare; Natasha, Pierr…

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Breaking: Stars from GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA, MISS SAIGON & More Earn 2017 Theatre World Awards! by BroadwayWorld

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors Dale Badway, President, and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation Lionel Larner, Executive Director, have announced the 2017 Theatre World Award Honorees …

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Raise a Glass! Dave Malloy Celebrates His Broadway Stage Debut in The Great Comet by Lindsey Sullivan

Oh, Pierre! Our merry feasting crank! Just a few days after earning three Tony nominations (for Best Book, Best Orchestrations and Best Original Score), Great Comet mastermind Dave…

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Annual Tony Nomination Post - Angry Edition by Linda

Every year I look forward to the Tony nomination announcements and writing this blog post. It got off to a rough start this morning when the live stream didn't work on any of the websites I …

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London Dreamgirls Revival Looks Likely for 2018 Broadway Run by

The U.K. premiere production of Dreamgirls, directed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw, will play Broadway in 2018, according to an Equity casting notice. The London Dreamgirls cast featur…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Watch: Inside the Imperial Theatre’s Renovations for The Great Comet by Ruthie Fierberg

While incognito, set designer Mimi Lien asks audiences what they think of her drastic remodeling—plus, she takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour!

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