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Performances begin promptly. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of Management.

Strobe lights are used in this production.

Best availability on Wednesday matinees and Wednesday/Thursday evening performances.

Natasha Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812 Musical Josh Groban Broadway Show Tickets

The Great Comet Tickets & Information

Imperial Theatre

249 West 45th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

The Great Comet Summary

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 stars multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban in his Broadway debut. Inspired by a 70-page slice of War and Peace, this "vibrant, thrillingly imagined new musical" (NY Times) is "stunning and blazingly original" (Entertainment Weekly) and brings us just inches from Tolstoy’s brash young lovers as they light up Moscow in a “heaven-sent fireball" (NY Times) of romance and passion.

Natasha is young, Anatole is hot, and Andrey isn't here… but what about Pierre?
Natasha is a beautiful ingénue visiting Moscow while she waits for her beloved fiancée Andrey to return from the war. In a moment of indiscretion, she is seduced by the dashing (but already married) Anatole and her position in society is ruined. Her only hope lies with Pierre (Groban), the lonely outsider whose love and compassion for Natasha may be the key to her redemption… and to the renewal of his own soul.

"One of the decade's best musicals" (Time Out NY), The Great Comet has "rousing music and ravishing performances" (Daily News) with a groundbreaking score that mixes rock, pop, soul, folk and electronic dance music with classic Broadway. The Great Comet arrives fresh off its sold-out run in Boston and its critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway premiere. Its renowned creative team has reimagined the Imperial Theatre as an opulent Russian salon, where every seat provides a unique perspective and an unforgettable experience which is "thrilling, a feast for the senses"(Associated Press) and "inventive, ravishing and full-on romantic" (NY Post).

THE GREAT COMET GROUP TICKETS
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The Great Comet Special Information

Strobe lights are used in this production.

The Great Comet Cast Members:

Josh Groban* **, Denée Benton****, Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan (begins 7/3). Brittain Ashford (thru 7/2; returns 8/16), Gelsey Bell, Nicholas Belton, Nick Choksi, Amber Gray, Grace McLean, Paul Pinto, Scott Stangland, 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, Ingrid Michaelson (7/3 - 8/1; 8/7 - 8/15), Azudi Onyejekwe, Pearl Rhein, Heath Saunders, Ani Taj, Cathryn Wake, Katrina Yaukey, Lauren Zakrin

*Josh Groban will not will not perform on Tuesday June 27 @ 7pm***.

**Josh Groban will perform through July 2, 2017.

***At these performances, the role of ‘Pierre’ will be played by the show’s creator, Dave Malloy.

****Denee Benton will not perform June 27 - July 1.

The Great Comet Creative Team

Book, Music, Lyrics and Orchestrations: Dave Malloy
Director: Rachel Chavkin
Choreographer: Sam Pinkleton

The Great Comet Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 12 2017 Tony Awards

  • Best Musical
  • Best Book of a Musical - Dave Malloy
  • Best Original Score - Dave Malloy
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Josh Groban
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Denée Benton
  • Best Performance by and Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Lucas Steele
  • Best Scenic Design of a Musical - Mimi Lien - Winner!
  • Best Costume Design of a Musical - Paloma Young
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Bradley King - Winner!
  • Best Direction of a Musical - Rachel Chavkin
  • Best Choreography - Sam Pinkleton
  • Best Orchestrations - Dave Malloy

Nominated for 4 2017 Drama Desk Awards

  • Outstanding Director of a Musical - Rachel Chavkin - Winner!
  • Outstanding Set Design of a Musical - Mimi Lien - Winner!
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical - Bradley King - Winner!
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical - Nicholas Pope - Winner!

Nominated for 3 2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards

  • Outstanding Set Design - Mimi Lien - Winner!
  • Outstanding Lighting Design - Bradley King - Winner!
  • Outstanding Sound Design - Nicholas Pope

The Great Comet Related Links

For more information on seating options and the show, visit The Great Comet on Broadway Official Website.

The Great Comet In the News

For Josh Groban, A Boot Camp for Broadway

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

How to Keep the ‘Great Comet’ Party Going on Broadway: Dish Out the Pierogies (and Add Josh Groban)

This show, which has previously erased the lines between performers and audience in smaller venues, enters its biggest home.

The Great Comet Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission

Ticket Buying Tips

  • Best availability on Wednesday matinees and Wednesday/Thursday evening performances.

Upcoming Dates and Times

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
06/27 7:00 PM 06/28 2:00 PM 8:00 PM 06/29 7:00 PM 06/30 8:00 PM 07/01 2:00 PM 8:00 PM
07/02 3:00 PM 07/03 7:00 PM 07/04 07/05 2:00 PM 8:00 PM 07/06 7:00 PM 07/07 8:00 PM 07/08 2:00 PM 8:00 PM

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Price Range

$57.00 - $199.00 (Ticket prices include a $2.00 Facility Fee.)
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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 12 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date On Sale Through
October 18, 2016 November 14, 2016 January 7, 2018

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm (When there is an evening performance, open until curtain.)

No future sales 30 minutes before start of performance.

Mail Order

The Great Comet
Telecharge Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.