NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
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Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

The new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 features the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denée Benton* as 'Natasha.' Created by Dave Malloy* (Ghost Quartet, Preludes) and directed by Rachel Chavkin* (Hadestown, Artistic Director of The TEAM) - also making their Broadway debuts - THE GREAT COMET will blaze into Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) beginning October 18, with opening night set for Monday, November 14, 2016.

THE GREAT COMET is a theatrical experience like no other. Malloy's inspired adaptation of a 70-page slice of War and Peace puts audiences just inches away from Tolstoy's brash young lovers, as they light up Moscow in an epic tale of romance and passion.

Get a first look at the Broadway marquee below!

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Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.

Up on the Marquee: NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
Theatre Marquee unveiling for 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' starring Josh Groban and Denee Benton at the Imperial Theatre on September 15, 2016 in New York City.



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