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Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 invites you to join Tolstoy's brash young lovers for an evening you'll never forget, as passions ignite in Dave Malloy's electropop opera, ripped from a slice of War and Peace. At once stunning, sensual, and inspired, this singular theatrical event promises "a rare and marvelous event: amidst the din of New York, an oasis of artful illumination." (Time Out New York)
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Brittain Ashford made her Broadway debut in "The Great Comet," reprising the role she originated at Ars Nova and for which she received a Lucille Lortel nomination during its run at Kazino. more...

Nicholas Belton, who has graced the Broadway stage in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, also boasts an impressive resume with performances in Hair and tours of Wicked and Evita. more...

Nick Choksi, who trained at Juilliard, showcased his talents in NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at Ars Nova/Kazino, and has an extensive resume that includes notable theater, film, and television credits. more...

Ken Wulf Clark, known for his roles in Broadway productions such as Jagged Little Pill and Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, has also showcased his talents Off-Broadway in the same show, bringing his versatile performances to audiences in both settings. more...

Lulu Fall showcased her versatile talent in the ensemble of "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" both Off-Broadway and regionally at ART in Cambridge. more...

Dave Malloy, a multifaceted composer and performer, brought his innovative talents to "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," following his acclaimed work on "Beowulf – A Thousand Years of Baggage." more...

Grace McLean, who showcased her talents in Broadway's "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812," is a multifaceted performer, writer, and composer with accolades including a Richard Rodgers Award and a Lortel for her musical "In The Green." more...

Azudi Onyejekwe, who performed in the Off-Broadway production of *The Great Comet* at Kazino, has an extensive background in theater, including Broadway's *Violet* and various regional and NYC workshops. more...

Phillipa Soo, who captivated audiences as Natasha Rostova in the Ars Nova and Off-Broadway production of *Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812*, is best known for her acclaimed role as Eliza in *Hamilton*. more...

Lucas Steele, known for his award-winning portrayal of Anatole Kuragin in the Off-Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, has also graced the Broadway stage in The Threepenny Opera alongside Alan Cumming and Cyndi Lauper. more...

Shaina Taub, an Obie Award-winning songwriter and performer, previously earned a Lucille Lortel nomination for her performance in the Off-Broadway production of *Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812*. more...

Mariand Torres showcased her talent Off-Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, adding to her impressive repertoire that includes Broadway hits like Wicked and In Transit. more...

Lauren Zakrin showcased her versatility and talent in "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812," where she served as the understudy for Natasha and Sonya, as well as the Dance Captain, both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. more...

Awards and Nominations


2014 The Lortels
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Lucas Steele won.
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Blake DeLong was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Brittain Ashford was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical: Shaina Taub was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: Phillipa Soo was nominated but did not win.

Production Team

Rachel Chavkin Choreographer
(Musical Staging)
Director
Matt Hubbs Sound Designer
Bradley King Lighting Designer
Mimi Lien Scenic Designer
Dave Malloy Orchestrator
Or Matias Musical Director
Sam Pinkleton Choreographer
Paloma Young Costume Designer
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