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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Imperial Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Imperial Theatre

249 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs, 40mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Oct 18, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
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Josh Groban will not perform on 4/25, 5/4 through 5/9, 5/16, 6/13, 6/20 or 6/27. He will play his final performance on 7/2. Okieriete Onaodowan begins performances as Pierre on 7/3. Please note that strobe lights are used in this show.
Josh Groban stars in this acclaimed musical based on a passage from Tolstoy's War and Peace.

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Drawing inspiration from a 70-page portion of Leo Tolstoy’s Russian masterpiece War and PeaceThe Great Comet 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.

Critics’ Reviews

Like the greatest works of art, this one leaves you feeling privileged to have experienced it and eager to re-enter its world again very soon.

Review by Christopher Kelly from Star-Ledger

The most innovative and the best new musical to open on Broadway since Hamilton.

Review by Charles Isherwood from The New York Times

Cast & Creative


  • Pierre
  • Natasha
  • Sonya
    Brittain Ashford
  • Princess Mary
    Gelsey Bell
  • Bolkonsky/Andrey
    Nicholas Belton
  • Dolokhov
    Nick Choksi
  • Helene
    Amber Gray
  • Marya D
    Grace McLean
  • Balaga
    Paul Pinto
  • Anatole
    Lucas Steele


  • Music, Lyrics and Book
    Dave Malloy
  • Director
    Rachel Chavkin
  • Set Designer
    Mimi Lien
  • Costume Designer
    Paloma Young
  • Lighting Designer
    Bradley King
  • Sound Designer
    Nicholas Pope