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BWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - Madly In Love: The Blazing, Immersive Genius of THE GREAT COMETBWW Blog: Alyssa Sileo - Madly In Love: The Blazing, Immersive Genius of THE GREAT COMET
by Guest Blogger: Alyssa Sileo - Feb 27, 2017

Valentine's Day came a tad late for this historical-theatre devotee, but there is no home for disdain in my heart after a day like February 18th. (more...)

'GREAT COMET' to Welcome HAMILTON Star as Josh Groban's Summer Successor'GREAT COMET' to Welcome HAMILTON Star as Josh Groban's Summer Successor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Okieriete 'Oak' Onaodowan, best known for originating the roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in Hamilton, will join the cast of the new Broadway musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 as 'Pierre' beginning July 3, 2017, starring alongside Denée Benton as 'Natasha.' Click below to watch a fun video introducing the new star! (more...)

Photo Coverage: NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Gets Some Help from Fans on Cast Album!Photo Coverage: NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Gets Some Help from Fans on Cast Album!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Feb 14, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the new Broadway musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 invited fans to be a part of the upcoming original Broadway cast recording. Just yesterday, fans joined creator Dave Malloy and members of the cast to sing group chorus sections and to play the show's famous egg shakers for the original Broadway cast recording. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special recording session and you can go inside the singalong below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: GREAT COMET Celebrates 100 Performances on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: GREAT COMET Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Feb 9, 2017

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 occasion and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture it all. See photos from the backstage celebration below. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that though a waitlist is currently in place, the production is working on recording in a larger venue to accommodate as many fans as possible.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The new Broadway musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 invites fans to be a part of the upcoming original Broadway cast recording. (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Groban Talks Immersive Audience Interaction in 'GREAT COMET OF 1812'VIDEO: Josh Groban Talks Immersive Audience Interaction in 'GREAT COMET OF 1812'
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest Josh Groban spoke to Stephen Colbert about making his Broadway debut in the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. (more...)

'GREAT COMET' Cast to Perform Original Music, Covers at Feinstein's/54 Below'GREAT COMET' Cast to Perform Original Music, Covers at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Here's to happiness, freedom, and life! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's GREAT COMET Celebrates Book Release at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: Broadway's GREAT COMET Celebrates Book Release at Barnes and Noble
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2017

Members of the cast and creative team of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and author Steven Suskin celebrated the release of the book The Great Comet: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway at Barnes & Noble and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event! (more...)

THE GREAT COMET Creator Dave Malloy Will Make His Broadway Debut as PierreTHE GREAT COMET Creator Dave Malloy Will Make His Broadway Debut as Pierre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dave Malloy, creator of the "intoxicatingly good, rapturous" (Isherwood, NY Times) new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, will make his Broadway performing debut in the show this spring, stepping into the role of 'Pierre' for 10 performances across May and June 2017. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2016

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 just had a starry Broadway opening Monday night, at the Imperial Theatre. Featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton as 'Natasha,' the new musical is created by Dave Malloy (Ghost Quartet, Preludes) and directed by Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Artistic Director of The TEAM), also making their Broadway debuts. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony and below, check out photos of recipient Katrina Yaukey with the company! (more...)

New Book Will Chronicle the Journey Behind 'GREAT COMET'; Includes All-New Recordings!New Book Will Chronicle the Journey Behind 'GREAT COMET'; Includes All-New Recordings!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Follow the tail! NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812: THE JOURNEY OF A NEW MUSICAL TO BROADWAY, edited and compiled by Steven Suskin with script and annotations by Dave Malloy, will hit the shelves this month. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 15, 2016

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 just had a starry Broadway opening last night, at the Imperial Theatre. Featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton as 'Natasha,' the new musical is created by Dave Malloy(Ghost Quartet, Preludes) and directed by Rachel Chavkin(Hadestown, Artistic Director of The TEAM), also making their Broadway debuts. (more...)

BWW Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Makes Rousing, Sexy Musical Fun Out Of 'War And Peace'BWW Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Makes Rousing, Sexy Musical Fun Out Of 'War And Peace'
by Michael Dale - Nov 15, 2016

No, you didn't fall asleep on the Q train on your way to Broadway's latest musical and accidentally wind up at the largest, and perhaps rowdiest Russian supper club in all of Brighton Beach. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

With opening just one night away, NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton* as 'Natasha' in their Broadway debuts, has shared some gorgeous productions photos sure to make theatre lovers more excited than ever for the thrilling new musical that is unlike any other on Broadway-check out the new photos below! (more...)

THE GREAT COMET, Starring Josh Groban, Sets Digital Lottery, Rush PolicyTHE GREAT COMET, Starring Josh Groban, Sets Digital Lottery, Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, starring Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton* as 'Natasha' in their Broadway debuts, announced today a digital lottery and rush policy. (more...)

Twenty-Four to Make Broadway Debuts as 'GREAT COMET' Announces Complete CastTwenty-Four to Make Broadway Debuts as 'GREAT COMET' Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Complete casting has been announced for the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton* as 'Natasha.' (more...)

VIDEO: GREAT COMET's Brittain Ashford Unveils New Prairie Empire Music Video 'Circles'VIDEO: GREAT COMET's Brittain Ashford Unveils New Prairie Empire Music Video 'Circles'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Brittain Ashford (Sonya in the upcoming NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812) has just released a new music video for the song 'Circles' from her band Prairie Empire's new record, THE SALT. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of GREAT COMET, WAITRESS & More Arrive at Broadway In Bryant Park!Photo Coverage: Casts of GREAT COMET, WAITRESS & More Arrive at Broadway In Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 29, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 28 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. (more...)

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