Watch a Musical Preview of The Great Comet from BroadwayCon

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The Great Comet star Denée Benton performs the romantic ballad “No One Else” in this clip from BroadwayCon.
Denee Benton Great Comet

BroadwayCon returns January 27-29, 2017, with an expanded slate of theatrical programming at the Javits Center. BroadwayCon, which is co-presented by Playbill, Mischief Management and Anthony Rapp, offers theatre fans a one-of-a-kind weekend of panels, performances, one-on-one star moments, seminars, autograph and photo sessions, a booming Marketplace and other activities.

Recently announced participants include Grammy Award nominee Josh Groban and the cast of the immersive, electro-pop musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, who will take part in a January 27 MainStage panel.

Great Comet star Denée Benton and the show’s director, Rachel Chavkin, appeared at the inaugural BroadwayCon last winter to give fans a taste of what was in store on Broadway this season.

Benton performed the show’s stand-out romantic ballad, “No One Else,” as part of the preview of new musicals, while Chavkin spoke about the history of The Great Comet with host Hunter Bell.

Here’s a look at the never-before-seen performance and interview!

Benton performs “No One Else.”

Chavkin discusses the musical below:

More than 15,000 fans will be able to attend this year’s event that will also include Daisy Eagan, Josh Young, Adam Kantor, Joe DiPietro, George Takei, Carolee Carmello, Okieriete Onaodowan, Reed Birney, Julia Murney, Tina Landau, Ryann Redmond, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Kelli O’Hara, Cynthia Nixon, Christopher Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Santino Fontana, Norm Lewis, Ana Gasteyer, LaChanze, Des McAnuff, Seth Rudetsky, Jonathan Groff, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lena Hall, Lisa Howard, Lorin Latarro, Laura Osnes, Lesli Margherita, Alex Brightman, Jenn Colella, Christopher Gattelli, Marc Kudisch, Geneva Carr, Beowulf Boritt, Kathleen Marshall, Max von Essen, Jeremy Jordan, Tony Yazbeck, Rob McClure, Ann Harada, John Cameron Mitchell, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Javier Muñoz, Fredi Walker-Browne and Rebecca Luker. Talent availability is subject to change.

David Alpert is the director of Headline Programming for BroadwayCon.

Both full-weekend passes and day passes are available, as well as a new Gold Pass that provides a VIP experience.

Here’s a look at available ticket packages:
A $250 full-weekend general pass will provide access to all BroadwayCon programming (panels, performances, keynotes, discussions and more), as well as guaranteed seating at MainStage events and special guest autograph and photo opportunities. This pass also includes the official program book (printed by Playbill), a registration swag bag and access to the BroadwayCon Marketplace.

The $95 Day Pass provides day-only access to BroadwayCon programming (panels, performances, keynotes, discussions). This pass also includes the official program book and access to the BroadwayCon Marketplace.

The new $600 Gold Pass (very limited quantity left) provides all the access of a weekend pass, plus other incredible perks. Gold Passes offer exclusive luxury shuttle to convention center, reserved priority seating for the two largest stages, early access to BroadwayCon Marketplace, special guest meet-and-greets, invitation to the opening ceremony’s invited dress rehearsal, guaranteed guest autograph and photo sessions, priority queuing for autograph/photo booth sessions, an exclusive MainStage photo opportunity, expedited on-site check in, commemorative merch including a T-shirt, poster, and exclusive enamel pin, a deluxe messenger bag, complimentary coat check, and access to a BroadwayConcierge to answer questions. We can only offer 500 of these incredible passes, so order a Gold Pass quickly if you want one!

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The New York Marriot Marquis, located in the heart of Times Square, is the official hotel partner for BroadwayCon, and special guest rates are currently available for BroadwayCon attendees.

Guest-rate perks also include early convention check-in at the Marriott on Thursday night, saving you valuable time for programming on Friday morning. Morning and evening transportation will also be available to the Javits Center from the Marriott Marquis.

Don’t miss out on your chance to be in the room where it happens at BroadwayCon, while staying in the heart of Broadway.

Here’s how to book your hotel.

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