The Great Comet Creator Dave Malloy Steps in for Josh Groban Starting May 4

Broadway News   The Great Comet Creator Dave Malloy Steps in for Josh Groban Starting May 4
Malloy is playing Pierre for several performances in May and June.
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Dave Malloy, Josh Groban, and Rachel Chavkin Monica Simoes

Tony nominee Dave Malloy, who wrote the music, lyrics, book, and orchestrations for Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, makes his Broadway performing debut in the show May 4, stepping into the role of Pierre—the part usually played by Tony nominee Josh Groban—for 10 performances across May and June.

Malloy, who originated the role of Pierre in the show’s initial Off-Broadway runs at Ars Nova and Kazino, is scheduled to perform the part May 4 at 7 PM, May 5 at 8 PM, May 6 at 2 PM and 8 PM, May 7 at 3 PM, May 9 at 7 PM, May 16 at 7 PM, June 13 at 7 PM, June 20 at 7 PM, and June 27 at 7 PM.

As previously reported, international singing star Groban, who is making his Broadway debut as Pierre, has extended his run with the show through July 2. The musical was recently nominated for 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the most of any production of the season.

Read: Hamilton Star Will Succeed Josh Groban in Broadway’s The Great Comet

Directed by Rachel Chavkin, the new musical plays Broadway’s Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), with Tony nominee Denée Benton as Natasha. To purchase tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here.

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