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Address: 249 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036-3902
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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 on Broadway
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The Great Comet at the Imperial Theatre

We saw The Great Comet at the Imperial Theatre. Not knowing how the theatre is set up for other shows I found watching The Great Comet in the Rear mezzanine to be the best spot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Oceanside, New York
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thought we had great tickets ,aisle K for a show .However,I am 6'5 and I could barely fit into my seat,zero leg room .

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw The Great Comet at the Imperial Theatre. Not knowing how the theatre is set up for other shows I found watching The Great Comet in the Rear mezzanine to be the best spot to capture all the goings on! The scenes where the entire Company perform will dazzle you from this location. The actors come into the audience... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a birthday present from my hubby. It is not your normal play. Everything is sung and the performers move all around the audience and The performers interact with the audience. I would suggest googling a synopsis of the play so you can understand what's going on. If you're comfortable with new experiences, then you will like this.

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in New York we had the good fortune to see "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812". Going in I knew it was loosely based on just a sliver of pages from Tolstoy's "War & Peace" and it was mostly a love story - a very convoluted love story, it turns out. I loved it! Everything about it.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tickets to this Broadway play were a Christmas gift to my wife who loves Josh Groban. The venue is very comfortable and our seats were in the upper balcony, but on the front row. We had a good view of the performance and the sound was very clear.

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Thank Runr4Jesus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting for "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812". This intimate theater was so fun. The play felt like a Russian-Gypsy Dance, sweeping us up into the frenzy. It did help that we researched the plot and had read War & Peace. At a minimum read some plot synposis prior to going and familiarize yourself with the characters.... More 

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Columbus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had seats at one of the tables on stage, and it was a blast! Sure, some things were hard to see because we were so close or because of the lighting, but who cares? The energy and excitement surrounding us made it all worthwhile. Tips: coat check is as soon as you walk in off the street. There is... More 

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Ringgold, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We saw the show last night! It is hard to give the show a credible review as our seats were about 50% obstructed, and we paid full orchestra price for them! I was livid! If I had known about the seating layout I would have gladly requested front mezzanine seats which were available. They would not have been obstructed! I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We saw "the Great Comet" here the other night and had a lovely time. The theater has limited leg room in the Mezzanine, so beware if you are tall. The bathrooms have a limited number of stalls, but the management team does not let the show start after the intermission until the line is gone. We enjoyed our drinks and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Recently saw "The Great Comet" at the Imperial Theatre. When you walk into the auditorium - all I can say is "WOW"! I won't give you too many details as you really need to see this for yourself. However, suffice it to say, the old theatre is totally transformed, the actors and dancers surround you and the show is lively... More 

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