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Brittain Ashford

 
Bio:
Brittain Ashford will make her Broadway debut in The Great Comet in the role she originated at Ars Nova and received a Lucille Lortel nomination for during its run at Kazino. She's also appeared in Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet (Bushwick Starr, The Heath, Curran: Under Construction, A.R.T.) and fronts ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Brittain Ashford will make her Broadway debut in The Great Comet in the role she originated at Ars Nova and received a Lucille Lortel nomination for during its run at Kazino. She's also appeared in Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet (Bushwick Starr, The Heath, Curran: Under Construction, A.R.T.) and fronts ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Next Door Series Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sonya
Sonya
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Sonya

Photos

Reunited from A.R.T.√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812: Manik Choksi Photo

Reunited from A.R.T.√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812: Manik Choksi), Brittain Ashford, and Dave Malloy

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Date:
12/13/2019
Brittain Ashford
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Brittain Ashford

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Date:
06/10/2019
Matt Doyle and Brittain Ashford Photo

Matt Doyle and Brittain Ashford

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06/10/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Next Door Series Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Sonya

Sonya

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Sonya

Brittain Ashford Biography

Brittain Ashford will make her Broadway debut in The Great Comet in the role she originated at Ars Nova and received a Lucille Lortel nomination for during its run at Kazino. She's also appeared in Dave Malloy's Ghost Quartet (Bushwick Starr, The Heath, Curran: Under Construction, A.R.T.) and fronts her own band, Prairie Empire.

Brittain Ashford Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Brittain Ashford, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Brittain Ashford News

Student-led Production Of GHOST QUARTET Premieres In November Photo Student-led Production Of GHOST QUARTET Premieres In November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

The Act One Project is a student-led and run theatre company developed in 2021 by 16-year-old Kyle Stafford. The curtain will soon rise for his premiere in-person production of his favorite musical, GHOST QUARTET.

VIDEO: The A.R.T. Cast of GREAT COMET Performs 'Letters' in New Archival Footage Photo VIDEO: The A.R.T. Cast of GREAT COMET Performs 'Letters' in New Archival Footage
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 23, 2021

American Repertory Theatre has released never-before-seen archival footage of the monumental musical, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, from the show's pre-Broadway run!

Satellite Collective's 2021 Fellows Cohort Featured In Online Exhibition Of Worldwide Photo Satellite Collective's 2021 Fellows Cohort Featured In Online Exhibition Of Worldwide Game Of TELEPHONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Satellite Collective's Spring 2021 Fellows cohort represents a full circle of collaboration, as the selected artists were hand-picked from their participation in Satellite's worldwide game of Telephone 2 in 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 11- Josh Groban, Jessie Mueller, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 11- Josh Groban, Jessie Mueller, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2021

Today (May 11) in live streaming: Broadway for Every Breath, Next Year, Some Year is back, the Vineyard Theatre's Spring Gala Series, and more!

Shoba Narayan Joins Forces With Broadway Stars For BROADWAY FOR EVERY BREATH Virtual  Photo Shoba Narayan Joins Forces With Broadway Stars For BROADWAY FOR EVERY BREATH Virtual Benefit Concert For India
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

Shoba Narayan (Hamilton)  is joining forces with fellow Broadway stars in Broadway for Every Breath, a virtual concert. The special will stream on LoopedLive on May 11 2021 at 8pm PM EST as a benefit for Give India, a nonprofit providing support of oxygen tanks and other critical needs to fight India's Covid Crisis.

16 Tweets From This Week for Anyone Who is Missing Theater Right Now Photo 16 Tweets From This Week for Anyone Who is Missing Theater Right Now
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 19, 2021

We're rounding up 16 tweets from the week of 2/15/2021 to 2/19/2021 from Broadway stars and theater fans!

Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon Photo Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020

This weekend, Ars Nova raised over $400,000 during the The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 200 artists.

Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestre Photo Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestream Telethon Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 150 artists celebrating Ars Nova’s past and present, while raising funds to support the company’s artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

Phillipa Soo, Billy Eichner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Park and More Join 100+ Art Photo Phillipa Soo, Billy Eichner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Park and More Join 100+ Artists for THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present, while raising funds to support the company's artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

Loading Dock Theatre Presents $#!THOLE COUNTRY CLAPBACK Written and Performed by Pasc Photo Loading Dock Theatre Presents $#!THOLE COUNTRY CLAPBACK Written and Performed by Pascale Armand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2020

Loading Dock Theatre will be presenting $#!thole Country Clapback written and performed by Pascale Armand (Tony nominee for her role in Danai Gurira's Eclipsed). Premiering live online on 10/24 this bold & dynamic one woman show explores the story of Pascale's family's immigration and her relationship with both of the countries she has called home.

Brittain Ashford Videos

Broadway Rewind: NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Blazes Through Bryant Pa VideoBroadway Rewind: NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Blazes Through Bryant Park in 2013!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2020

Today we flashback to 2013, when Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 first performed on the Bryant Park stage. Dave Malloy's musical played off Broadway before opening in 2016 at the Imperial Theatre, where it played for 336 performances.

VIDEO: Dave Malloy Releases Full Production of GHOST QUARTET at the McKittrick VideoVIDEO: Dave Malloy Releases Full Production of GHOST QUARTET at the McKittrick
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2020

Dave Malloy took to Twitter to release the full production of Ghost Quartet from 2015 at the McKittrick Hotel.

VIDEO: Ingrid Michaelson and Brittain Ashford Sing GREAT COMET's 'Sonya Alone' -- Together!
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2017

Recording artist Ingrid Michaelson recently took over the role of Sonya in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet and 1812. She teamed up with her predecessor Brittain Ashford to record a harmonized cover of the show's heartbreaking song 'Sonya Alone.'

VIDEO: Brittain Ashford Responds to Groban's #Ham4All Challenge with Chilling 'Quiet Uptown'
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2017

Brittain Ashford accepted the challenge from co-star Josh Groban and pulled out her own orchestral skills for her beautiful rendition of 'Quiet Uptown.'

VIDEO: Josh Groban Performs Heart-Wrenching 'Burn' for #Ham4All Challenge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

GREAT COMET star Josh Groban accepted many challenges to sing for Lin-Manuel Miranda's #Ham4All, which raises money for the 'Immigrants We Get the Job Done' organization. Groban kept it simple and heart-wrenching, accompanying himself on piano while singing 'Burn' from Broadway's Hamilton. In turn, Groban challenged his Broadway co-stars Grace McLean and Brittain Ashford. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Charmante! See the New Music Video for GREAT COMET's 'Charming'
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2017

See the brand-new music video from the immersive Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812. Starring actress Amber Gray, who plays Helene in the show, the video features the show's most villainous anthem, 'Charming.'

VIDEO: Do You Hear What She's Saying or Not? Grace McLean, Denee Benton, and Brittain Ashford Record 'In My House'
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2017

The new cast recording of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 is on it's way! Recently released is the recording session of 'In My House' featuring all-star cast members Grace McLean, Denee Benton, and Brittain Ashford. Check out the haunting scene below!

VIDEO: 'GREAT COMET's Josh Groban Reveals How His Fat Suit Saved Him from Injury
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2017

Josh Groban and the cast of Broadway's THE GREAT COMET performed live on today's ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Prior to the performance, Groban chatted about the experience of making his Broadway debut in the musical.

VIDEO: Josh Groban & Cast of 'GREAT COMET' Perform 2 Songs Live on GMA!
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2017

Josh Groban and the cast of Broadway's THE GREAT COMET performed 'Prologue' and 'Pierre' live on today's ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Watch the appearance in full below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Follow THE GREAT COMET Into the Recording Studio with Brittain Ashford!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2017

The new cast recording of NATASHA, PIERRE & 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 will feature Josh Groban as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton as 'Natasha,' will be announced soon, but fans need wait no longer for a behind the scenes sneak peek!


Brittain Ashford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brittain Ashford been in?
Brittain Ashford has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Brittain Ashford been in?
Brittain Ashford has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Brittain Ashford been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 .