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

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

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

by: Steven Suskin, Dave Malloy

by: Steven Suskin, Dave Malloy

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

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

by: Steven Suskin, Dave Malloy

by: Steven Suskin, Dave Malloy

Overview

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of an award-winning musical!

Here is the official, fascinating, behind-the scenes journey of the new musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, from its inception, to Off-Off Broadway, to Off-Broadway, to its premiere at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. The musical is based on a dramatic 70-page slice of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Profusely illustrated, the book also includes an annotated script and a special CD with three songs from the Off-Broadway production and two all-new recordings for the Broadway production featuring Josh Groban with a 25-piece orchestra.

Authors

Steven Suskin

Steven Suskin

Dave Malloy

Dave Malloy is a composer/writer/performer/orchestrator/sound designer. He has written twelve musicals, including Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, an electropop opera based on a slice of Tolstoy’s War & Peace (12 Tony nominations, including Best Musical, Score, Book, and Orchestrations); Ghost Quartet, a song ...

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