Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A ‘Hamilton’ Star Is to Replace Josh Groban in ‘Great Comet’ by Michael Paulson

Okieriete Onaodowan was Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in “Hamilton.” Next, he’ll play Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

A First for Signature Theater’s Residency: Musical Theater by Joshua Barone

Dave Malloy, who wrote the book and score for “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” and played Pierre, has received a Signature Theater residency.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Great Comet Book Giveaway! by Serena

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 has been a revelation on Broadway. We’re very excited to give away a copy of the new hardcover book to one lucky fan.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

For Josh Groban, a Boot Camp for Broadway by Michael Paulson

To prepare for his role in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” he tackled the accordion — and, reluctantly, learned to dance.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

7 Hottest Fashion Trends from the Opening of The Great Comet by George Brescia

Celebrity stylist George Brescia shares his favorite looks from the Broadway opening of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

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Watch Josh Groban, Denée Benton, and the Stars of The Great Comet of 1812 Hit the Red Carpet by Ruthie Fierberg

The cast and creative team of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 joined Playbill live from the red carpet after their opening night performance to share their reactions and reveal ins…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812': Theater Review

Josh Groban and newcomer Denée Benton head the ensemble of 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,' writer-composer Dave Malloy's wildly imaginative musical retelling of a chapter of …

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Josh Groban and a stunning set light up 'Great Comet of 1812' by Chris Jones

No Broadway theater ever has been physically transformed quite like the creaking, aptly named Imperial Theatre has been revolutionized for "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a wild…

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Off Script: How Denee Benton Survives All Those Stairs in 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812' (Q&A)

The 'Unreal' breakout talks learning from Josh Groban and giving up a key word during her downtime from the ornate Broadway musical based on a section of Tolstoy's 'War and Peace.'read more

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Ars Nova Sues Great Comet Producers and Explains “Why We’re Taking a Stand” by Michael Gioia

In a passionate letter to its patrons, Ars Nova explains why they’re in a billing war with a co-producer of Broadway’s Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Production Billing Ignites War at Great Comet by Robert Viagas

The musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 is currently in previews.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Three Words Lead to a Battle Over ‘Great Comet’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The nonprofit theater Ars Nova and the commercial producers of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” are battling over the billing of the show.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Rachel Chavkin and Dave Malloy Musicalizing Moby Dick by Adam Hetrick

The acclaimed collaborators of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 are taking on another literary classic.

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Monday, May 23, 2016

'Hadestown': Theater Review by Frank Scheck

'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812' director Rachel Chavkin delivers a similarly immersive staging of Anais Mitchell's acclaimed concept album based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and …

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Hot Clip of the Day: Before Eliza, Phillipa Soo Was Shooting Vodka as Natasha

Flashing back to Phillipa Soo's breakout role in off-Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Theater News: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Is Streaking Into Uptown by Bethany Rickwald

NYC's uptown theater district will welcome a new hit when Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, which played in its custom venue, Kazino, in the meatpacking district all summer, blazes …

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