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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

by Dave Malloy

Based on a Book

Now Playing on Broadway

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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

A musical adaptation of War and Peace, starring Josh Groban


Drawing inspiration from a 70-page portion of Leo Tolstoy’s Russian masterpiece War and Peace, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 follows Natasha, a young girl who forms a relationship with the attractive rebel Anatole while her betrothed Andrey is off fighting. Andrey's best friend Pierre remains on high alert as the new romance blossoms.

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Imperial Theatre
249 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Info and Directions

7 PM
2 & 8 PM
7 PM
8 PM
2 & 8 PM
3 PM

Important Dates
PREVIEWS: Oct 18, 2016
OPENING: Nov 14, 2016

Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes (1 Intermission)

Please note that strobe lights are used in this show.

NOTE: Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.

Dave Malloy

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist
Dave Malloy

Broadway Premiere

Imperial Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 14, 2016
Original Cast
Josh Groban, Denee Benton, Brittain Ashford, Gelsey Bell, Nicholas Belton, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray, Grace McLean, Paul Pinto, Lucas Steele, Sumayya Ali, Courtney Bassett, Josh Canfield, Ken Clark, Erica Dorfler, Lulu Fall, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Nick Gaswirth, Alex Gibson, Billy Joe Kiessling, Mary Spencer Knapp, Reed Luplau, Brandt Martinez, Andrew Mayer, Azudi Onyejekwe, Pearl Rhein, Heath Saunders, Ani Taj, Cathryn Wake, Katrina Yaukey, Lauren Zakrin
Rachel Chavkin
Sam Pinkleton
Howard & Janet Kagan, Paula Marie Black, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Jenny Steingart and Jason Eagan, Mary Lu Roffe and Susan Gallin, Diana DiMenna, Mary Maggio/Sharon Azrieli/Robin Gorman, Darren Sussman/Roman Gambourg/Lev Gelfer, Tom Smedes, John Logan, Lisa Matlin, Margie and Bryan Weingarten, Daveed Frazier, Argyle Productions/Jim Kierstead, In Fine Company/Hipzee, Gutterman & Caiola/Backdrop Partners, Siderow Kirchman Productions/Sunnyspot Productions, Gordon/Meli Theatricals, Rodger Hess/Larry Toppall, Daniel Rakowski/Ben Feldman, The American Repertory Theatre (Diane Paulus, Artistic Director; Diane Quinn, Executive Producer) and Ars Nova
Musical Director
Or Matias
Dave Malloy
Scenic Design
Mimi Lien
Costume Design
Paloma Young
Lighting Design
Bradley King
Sound Design
Nicholas Pope


Original Off-Broadway Cast Album


Vocal Selections


The Great Comet: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy



2013 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Costume Design

2013 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Phillipa Soo

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