Dave Malloy, who wrote the music, lyrics, book, and orchestrations for Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, will make his Broadway performing debut in the show this spring, stepping into the role of Pierre— the part usually played by Josh Groban — for 10 performances across May and June 2017.
Malloy, who originated the role of Pierre in the show’s initial Off-Broadway runs at Ars Nova and Kazino, will perform the role 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, 2017.
Directed by Rachel Chavkin, the new musical plays Broadway’s Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street), with Groban as Pierre and Denée Benton as Natasha.
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