The Great Comet Tickets
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, also known as The Great Comet, is the latest Broadway sensation which is making waves. This incredible musical is based on Volume 2, Part 5, of Leo Tolstoy’s famed novel, War and Peace. The story is centered on Natasha and Pierre, and how, through a very unlikely set of circumstances, the two are brought together. Prepare to be blown away in what Time Out New York is calling "One of the decade's best musicals". Get The Great Comet tickets today for a chance to see this musical for yourself.
A Bold Story Comes to the Stage!
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 is a fiery tale filled with romance and passion, as well as redemption and renewal.
The story is set in Moscow in 1812, just before Napoleon invades Russia and set’s the city ablaze. The scene is set for us to meet the two principal characters of this take: Pierre and Natasha. Pierre is a wealthy aristocrat who finds himself in the midst of an existential crisis. Natasha on the other hand, is a young, newly engaged woman, who is spending the winter in Moscow with her godmother.
As Natasha waits for her fiancée, Andrey, to come back from the war, she finds herself thrust into the peculiar and decadent society in Moscow. With time, she finds herself missing her fiancée less and less, and soon, she is seduced by a dashing married man named Anatole.
The Drama Unfolds…
In that moment of indiscretion, Natasha finds her position in society ruined. In a desperate attempt to rectify the mess that has been made, Natasha and Anatole make plans to elope. Their elaborate plots are ultimately thwarted by Natasha’s godmother, Marya D.
Pierre and Natasha Are Drawn Together
Eventually, Andrey also returns to Moscow and is informed of all of the drama that has unfolded. Despite being urged to take pity on Natasha, Andrey cannot forgive her. Natasha poisons herself in her misery and is bedridden, trying to recover. It is during this time that Pierre witnesses “The Great Comet of 1812” as it makes its way across the night sky. In this moment, he is overcome with a sense of enlightenment, and finds himself drawn to Natasha like never before.
“A Stunning, Blazingly Original Musical”
That’s what Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 has been described as by Entertainment Weekly. This refreshing, inventive, and romantic production features powerful music and unforgettable performances.
This beautiful tale is directed by Rachel Chavkin and stars Denee Benton as Natasha and Josh Groban, the multi-platinum musical sensation in his Broadway debut, as Pierre. The music and libretto in this play is all courtesy of Dave Malloy.
Malloy is single handedly responsible for orchestrating the original score, which has left critics singing praises in his name. The unforgettable score merges a number of different musical influences together including EDM, classical, indie rock, as well as Russian folk. In his own words, Malloy describes the play as an ‘electropop opera’. Since the music is one of the star features of the show, audiences will not find much dialogue in this tale. In fact, there is only one line of dialogue in the whole play.
An Unforgettable Experience!
Critics are already calling Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 a play which is not only a must see, but also an unforgettable expertise. Based on just 70 pages out of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, this stunning production brings to life a vibrancy of feeling present in the interactions between these few characters. For anyone who has read War and Peace, you know how long the book and its story is. This small chunk however features some intense romance and character development.
The production of the Great Comet has received roaring reviews, with the New York Times calling it “a vibrant, transporting new musical". Audiences have left the theatre beaming after witnessing the power of the take brought to life on stage.
If you enjoy good theatre, this is your chance to see a production that everyone is raving about. Get The Great Comet tickets today to see what all the hype is about. You’re guaranteed to leave with a huge smile on your face.
The Great Comet Characters
- Anatole Kuragin
- Andrei Nikolayevich Bolkonsky
- Helene Kuragina
- Maria Bolkonskaya
- Marya D
- Natasha Rostova
- Pierre Bezukhov
- Prince Bolkonsky
- Sonya Rostova
The Great Comet Cast
- Bolkonsky/Andrey. Nicholas Belton.
- Dolokhov. Nick Choksi.
- Helene. Amber Gray.
- Marya D. Grace McLean.
- Natasha. Denee Benton.
- Pierre. Josh Groban.
- Princess Mary. Gelsey Bell.
- Sonya. Brittain Ashford.
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