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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.

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Brittain Ashford 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


Brittain Ashford Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Brittain Ashford, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

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ThingNY Postpones NATURAL STUDIES, Adds Performance From Brittain Ashford and Alec Spiegelman

Due to COVID, thingNY will postpone its presentations of Natural Studies at The Brick, and has announced a replacement event, featuring Brittain Ashford and Alec Spiegelman. Learn more here!

The BROOKLYN VARIETY RAMBLE New York City's First Ongoing Country Music Variety Show, Debuts January 29

Broadcast Live From The Bell House in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Variety Ramble (BVR) celebrates the best of Country, Bluegrass, Americana, and American Roots music, hosted by comedian Ali Clayton, featuring top musical guest artists backed by the BVR House Band led by Nashville's Rick Brantley Brooklyn, New York, January 17, 2023 – Brooklyn's new ongoing country music variety show, the Brooklyn Variety Ramble (BVR), is a 90-minute variety show that entertains, enlightens, and unites audiences through the celebration of Country, Bluegrass, Americana and American Roots music, beginning January 29th at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.

Student-led Production Of GHOST QUARTET Premieres In November

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

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 Game Of TELEPHONE

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!

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 Benefit Concert For India

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

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

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 Livestream Telethon Lineup

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+ Artists for THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON

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 Pascale Armand

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.

Loading Dock Theatre Announces 2020 Forklift Season

Loading Dock TheatreDevelopm a?" the multi-Drama Desk Award-nominated Brooklyn theater company that produces emotional, character-driven plays with an experimental edge a?" has announced two new projects for its fourth annual Forklift New Play ent season. The company will be adapting to the ever-changing theatrical landscape by creating a completely socially distant backyard play, Cory and Smina??s Love Conquers the Earth by Billy McEntee, and producing Forklifta??s first-ever digital show, $#!thole Country Clapback by Pascale Armand (Tony nominee for her role in Danai Guriraa??s Eclipsed). Both productions will benefit complimentary thematic nonprofits,

Broadway Rewind: NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 Blazes Through Bryant Park in 2013!

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.

Social Roundup: Broadway Stars React to Supreme Court Anti-Discrimination Ruling for LGBTQ+ Community

The Supreme Court ruled workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender on Monday, according to CNBC News.

Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Betty Gilpin, Amber Gray & More Join THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24 hour livestream featuring over 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present while raising funds to propel the organization into its future. The online event will begin at 6pm EDT on June 12 and run non-stop until 6pm EDT on June 13.

Dreamcast of the Week: The Tarzan Dreamcast Cast List Has Been Posted!

We asked our readers to pick who they'd cast in Tarzan! The cast list has been posted-- see who got dreamcast!

BWW Feature: Streaming and Archived Entertainment Schedule Continues to Grow

As a greater number of online sources of entertainment are planned and released, Sue Matsuki at Cabaret Hotspot has been working with Broadway World Cabaret to compile scheduling information for the upcoming days. Like Nancy Drew and a Hardy Boy, Sue and I share lists, links and emails, hoping to bring readers the most comprehensive intel. It is with no small amount of gratitude to Sue that I can bring you this schedule of up and coming events for your watching enjoyment. Thanks Sue!

WATCH: Brittain Ashford on Tonight's #54BelowAtHome Show at 6:30pm!

Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with Brittain Ashford's solo show!

BWW Feature: 54 Below At Home To Provide Entertainment During Confinement - #54BELOWATHOME

Feinstein's/54 Below opens their vault and brings forth treasures to share with their public during the time of quarantine. #54BELOWATHOME

Brittain Ashford FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Brittain Ashford has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Brittain Ashford has not appeared in the West End.

Brittain Ashford has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical award at The Lortels for her role in "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812".

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