Thursday, May 11, 2017

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

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 Broadway.com

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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WATCH: Behind the Scenes at Great Comet with Set Designer Mimi Lien

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 set designer Mimi Lien leads a tour through the Imperial Theatre’s intense renovations.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Denee Benton & Josh Groban's Voices Will Soar Over Your Speakers! Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 Cast Album Set to Land by Lindsey Sullivan

Raise a glass, fans of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. The Broadway cast of Dave Malloy's cult fave will release a cast recording. Featuring the vocals of leading lady Den…

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Josh Groban, Denée Benton & Stars of Broadway's Great Comet Sing Out on Good Morning America by Andy Lefkowitz

The stars of Broadway’s epic musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 stopped by Good Morning America on April 14 to show off their new show. The cast, led by Josh Groban …

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ON BROADWAY: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 by Simon Parris

Entering the space, the Imperial Theatre auditorium and stage are unrecognisable, reconfigured into an immersive arena without any trace of a traditional proscenium arch.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: Follow THE GREAT COMET Into the Recording Studio with Brittain Ashford! by BroadwayWorld TV

The new cast recording of NATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 now in performances at Broadway's Imperial Theatre is on it's way Details on the release of forthcoming album, which wi…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with GREAT COMET's Katrina Yaukey by Broadway's Backbone

In this episodeKatrina Yaukey of Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812,is a quadruple threat, having made a Broadway career singing, dancing, acting and playing instruments which she …

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: Follow THE GREAT COMET Into the Recording Studio with Denee Benton! by BroadwayWorld TV

The new cast recording ofNATASHA, PIERRE amp THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 now in performances at Broadway's Imperial Theatre is on it's way Details on the release of forthcoming album, which wil…

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

‘Do You Hear the People Sing?’: Les Misérables Hits Its 30th Anniversary by Hannah Vine

The original Broadway production opened March 12, 1987, at the Imperial Theatre.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Spend a Two Show Day at The Great Comet by Hannah Vine

Brittain Ashford shows us what it’s like to do a double-duty day at Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 at the Imperial Theatre.

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Backstage with Richard Ridge: GREAT COMET Bad Boy Lucas Steele Talks the Evolution of Anatole by Richard Ridge

In the opening song of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, audiences quickly learn that Anatole who spends his money on women and wine is hot. When Lucas Steele hits the stage at th…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Photo Coverage: GREAT COMET Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Jessica Fallon Gordon

On Thursday, February 9th, Broadway's Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 celebrated 100 performances at Broadway's Imperial Theatre. The whole cast was on hand to celebrate the occ…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Broadway Theater Reviews: Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 and In Transit by Lauren Yarger

Josh Groban and Denee Benton. Photo: Chad BatkaNew Year Brings New and Exciting Shows to BroadwayBy Lauren YargerYou heard me chat about these two musicals on the radio when they opened…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Disappointed Josh Groban fans are sobbing on Broadway by Michael Riedel

If you want to see 1,000 women burst into tears, hand them a piece of paper that says, “We regret to inform you that Josh Groban is unable to appear in today’s performance of ‘The Grea…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

See Ben Stiller, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and More Visit The Great Comet by Hannah Vine

They all stopped by Broadway’s Imperial Theatre to visit with Josh Groban and the cast.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Review: A Love Letter to The Great Comet by Michael Block

By Michael BlockThe journey to Broadway was not nearly as long as Leo Tolstoy’s novel but there's a grand coronation for the arrival of Dave Malloy's astonishing Natasha, Pierre, and the G…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Great Comet's Dave Malloy, Sweat's Lynn Nottage & More Join Signature Theatre Playwright Residency Programs by Lindsey Sullivan

What a roster! Signature Theatre has announced four award-winning playwrights to join its residency programs. Obie Award winner Dave Malloy, whose Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

"Dear Evan Hansen" Leads this Spring's Invasion of New Shows by New Show Makers by Broadway & Me

It's hard not to be won over by Dear Evan Hansen, the new musical that has made a triumphant transfer from Second Stage Theatre, where it played last spring, to Broadway's The Music Box thea…

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Natasha, Pierre Cast Celebrate Book Signing by Sandi Durell

    The fabulous cast of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 were excited and eager to sing some of their songs from this remarkable production currently at the site-speci…

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

"Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" Shines Brightly But Illuminates Little by Broadway & Me

The Oxford Dictionary declared "post-truth" to be 2016's word of the year but in the theater world, I think a better choice would have been the word "immersive." Everywhere you looked, …

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Friday, December 30, 2016

The Great Comet's Josh Groban Named Broadway.com Star of the Year for 2016! by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Raise a glass of vodka to Josh Groban! After an intense few days of voting, you have made the crooner your 2016 Broadway.com Star of the Year. A man of his word, Groban made his long-awaited…

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Call Me Madame: Backstage at Wicked with Sheryl Lee Ralph, Episode 6: Broadway Dreams by Broadway.com

This week, Wicked's Sheryl Lee Ralph brings a box of dreams to the Imperial Theatre, where Dreamgirls opened 35 years ago.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Look Back at the Original Broadway Production of Dreamgirls on Its 35th Anniversary by Hannah Vine

The show opened at the Imperial Theatre December 20,1981.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Denee Benton on Reminding Young Girls to Dream Big in Great Comet: 'It's Exciting to Be a Part of That' by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 is an out-of-this-world performance experience, and newcomer Denée Benton is luminous as Natasha. Benton stopped by The Late…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Theater News: Josh Groban Extends Run in Broadway's Great Comet; Creator Dave Malloy to Join Cast

Rachel Chavkin directs the acclaimed production at the Imperial Theatre.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Composer Dave Malloy to Step in for Josh Groban in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 for Select Performances by Ryan McPhee

When Josh Groban’s out of The Great Comet next year, you may just catch another star. Broadway.com has confirmed that Dave Malloy, composer of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 18…

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