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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...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the First Three Episodes of WEBSERIES: THE WEBSERIES, Featuring Michael Urie!STAGE TUBE: Watch the First Three Episodes of WEBSERIES: THE WEBSERIES, Featuring Michael Urie!
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, announces the premiere of Webseries: The Webseries, featuring performances from notable actors such as Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre...), Frank Harts (The Path, Billions, The Leftovers), Kathy Searle (Red Oaks, High Maintenance, Empire), Ryan Spahn (Gloria, He's Way More Famous Than You), and Michael Urie (Ugly Betty, Younger, The Good Wife). Ten episodes are planned in Season 1, and Episodes 1-3 are now available below and on Facebook! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: GREAT COMET Cast Flies Into Broadway Sessions Return!BWW TV Exclusive: GREAT COMET Cast Flies Into Broadway Sessions Return!
by Ben Cameron - Jan 24, 2017

We did it. We survived another holiday season and we're smack dab in the reality of 2017. That means a lot of things, but it also means that Broadway Sessions is BACK! And what better way to hit the ground running than with the cast of Great Comet! Enjoy performances by Denee Benton, Mary Page Nance, Nick Choksi, Blaine Krauss, Lauren Zakrin, Billy Kiessling, Heath Saunders, Andrew Mayer, Pearl Rhein, Brad Giovanine. We even got to know the cast better through trivia, games and even a live action stage combat demonstration.  Plus our "Rising Stars" Constantine Pappas and Claire Saunders. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Feature film THE PASSING SEASON, starring 'Sense8' star and Tony nominee Brian J. Smith, is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and other digital platforms. Gayle Rankin (Cabaret), Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Patrick Murney, and Elizabeth Alderfer also star. (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...)

GREAT COMET Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions ReturnGREAT COMET Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions Return
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, January 19th , Broadway Sessions returns from it's holiday hiatus with cast members from Nathasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812. (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...)

Encores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording StudioEncores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced plans to record the first-ever cast album of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series.  (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...)


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...)

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