Michaelson, who is making her Broadway debut, steps into the role of Sonya. She will perform through August 13 while Brittain Ashford, who originated the part, takes a temporary leave from the show. Ashford is scheduled to return August 16. (Michaelson will not perform August 2–6.)
Flip through photos of her opening night below:
See Ingrid Michaelson Celebrate Her Broadway Debut in The Great Comet
Created by Dave Malloy and directed by Rachel Chavkin, The Great Comet was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, winning for Outstanding Scenic Design (Mimi Lien) and Outstanding Lighting Design (Bradley King).