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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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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