Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Hadestown Tour Montage by Broadwaysf

HADESTOWN is coming to San Francisco as part of the BroadwaySF 2021–2022 Season! June 7–July 3, 2022 Orpheum Theatre COME SEE HOW THE WORLD COULD BE. Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a son…

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Hadestown | October 13-31, 2021 | The Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center

COME SEE HOW THE WORLD COULD BE. Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musi…

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

"Letters" from Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 by American Repertory Theater

Today's archival clip spotlights Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812! The 2015 production at A.R.T. immersed audiences in the romantic world of 19th century Russia and brought to life …

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Shoba Narayan Defines Her Own Artistry Through Broadway and Bharatanatyam by Playbill

Shoba Narayan is a trailblazer. She’s made history not once but twice in four years. Her Broadway Principal debut in 2017 as Natasha in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 was not on…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:06AM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Rachel Chavkin on directing "Hadestown" | October 13-31, 2021 | The Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center

COME SEE HOW THE WORLD COULD BE. Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:18PM
Thursday, August 24, 2017

The Last Days to Catch ‘The Great Comet’ Are Here by Ben Brantley

The musical “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” ends its exuberant run on Broadway on Sept. 3.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Exclusive Photos! Go Backstage at Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 with New Stars Okieriete Onaodowan & Ingrid Michaelson

Take an exclusive look backstage as stars Okieriete Onaodowan & Ingrid Michaelson get ready to perform Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

'The Great Comet': 'Hits All Of The Checkmarks' Of A Broadway Experience by Maquita Peters

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with director Rachel Chavkin and actress Denée Benton of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, which retells Tolstoy's War and Peace with a divers…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:12PM
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Show Us Your Wall: Dave Malloy Wrote ‘The Great Comet,’ but He’s Not Much of a Painter by Laura Collins-Hughes

Mr. Malloy’s “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” is up for 12 Tonys. His studio whiteboard suggests how that came to be.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Denée Benton, Tony Nominee, Embraces Her Inner Natasha by Alexis Soloski

Ms. Benton, a star of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” talks about proving that women who look like her can play the girl who saves the day.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

2017 Tony Awards nominations: 'Hello, Dolly!' 'Natasha, Pierre' and Laurie Metcalf by Chris Jones

The new musicals "Dear Evan Hansen," "Come From Away," "Groundhog Day the Musical," and "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" all scored their expected Tony Award nominations in New Yo…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A ‘Hamilton’ Star Is to Replace Josh Groban in ‘Great Comet’ by Michael Paulson

Okieriete Onaodowan was Hercules Mulligan and James Madison in “Hamilton.” Next, he’ll play Pierre in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.”

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

A First for Signature Theater’s Residency: Musical Theater by Joshua Barone

Dave Malloy, who wrote the book and score for “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” and played Pierre, has received a Signature Theater residency.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Great Comet Book Giveaway! by Serena

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 has been a revelation on Broadway. We’re very excited to give away a copy of the new hardcover book to one lucky fan.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

For Josh Groban, a Boot Camp for Broadway by Michael Paulson

To prepare for his role in “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” he tackled the accordion — and, reluctantly, learned to dance.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

7 Hottest Fashion Trends from the Opening of The Great Comet by George Brescia

Celebrity stylist George Brescia shares his favorite looks from the Broadway opening of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:26PM

Watch Josh Groban, Denée Benton, and the Stars of The Great Comet of 1812 Hit the Red Carpet by Ruthie Fierberg

The cast and creative team of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 joined Playbill live from the red carpet after their opening night performance to share their reactions and reveal ins…

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:50AM
Monday, November 14, 2016

'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812': Theater Review

Josh Groban and newcomer Denée Benton head the ensemble of 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,' writer-composer Dave Malloy's wildly imaginative musical retelling of a chapter of …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 08:00PM

Josh Groban and a stunning set light up 'Great Comet of 1812' by Chris Jones

No Broadway theater ever has been physically transformed quite like the creaking, aptly named Imperial Theatre has been revolutionized for "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a wild…

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Off Script: How Denee Benton Survives All Those Stairs in 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812' (Q&A)

The 'Unreal' breakout talks learning from Josh Groban and giving up a key word during her downtime from the ornate Broadway musical based on a section of Tolstoy's 'War and Peace.'read more

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 12:12PM
Friday, October 28, 2016

Ars Nova Sues Great Comet Producers and Explains “Why We’re Taking a Stand” by Michael Gioia

In a passionate letter to its patrons, Ars Nova explains why they’re in a billing war with a co-producer of Broadway’s Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:20PM
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Production Billing Ignites War at Great Comet by Robert Viagas

The musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 is currently in previews.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:20PM
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Three Words Lead to a Battle Over ‘Great Comet’ on Broadway by Michael Paulson

The nonprofit theater Ars Nova and the commercial producers of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” are battling over the billing of the show.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Rachel Chavkin and Dave Malloy Musicalizing Moby Dick by Adam Hetrick

The acclaimed collaborators of Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 are taking on another literary classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:01PM
Monday, May 23, 2016

'Hadestown': Theater Review by Frank Scheck

'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812' director Rachel Chavkin delivers a similarly immersive staging of Anais Mitchell's acclaimed concept album based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and …

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00PM
Friday, May 6, 2016

Hot Clip of the Day: Before Eliza, Phillipa Soo Was Shooting Vodka as Natasha

Flashing back to Phillipa Soo's breakout role in off-Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.

SOURCE: BroadwayBox at 09:40AM
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Theater News: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Is Streaking Into Uptown by Bethany Rickwald

NYC's uptown theater district will welcome a new hit when Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, which played in its custom venue, Kazino, in the meatpacking district all summer, blazes …

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:44PM

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