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Drawing inspiration from a 70-page portion of Leo Tolstoy’s Russian masterpiece War and Peace, The 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.
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