“Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” is in danger of closing within weeks, felled by a social-media backlash that hit the show when it was announced that Mandy Patinkin would replace a black actor in one of the the title roles. Several production sources confirmed a closing was imminent. But Howard Kagan, the...
NYS Entity Status
- Dissolution (Apr 21, 2014)
NYS Filing Date
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2014 - COMET FILMS LLC
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Fallout from the crash and burn of “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” continues to rain down on Broadway. A group of disgruntled investors in the $14 million production — which closed Sept. 3 after a racial controversy — has requested an audit. Sources say the investors can’t understand how a show that...
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By Michael Riedel - Saturday Jul 29, 2017
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By Michael Riedel - Tuesday Aug 8, 2017
“Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812,” the acclaimed Broadway musical engulfed in a racial firestorm, will close Sept. 3, The Post has learned. The cast and crew were told shortly before the curtain went up on Tuesday night’s performance. The closing is a direct result of the social-media backlash following the announcement that...