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Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 Review

August 23rd 2017, 
I boarded a train at 10:25 in the morning for the experience of a lifetime. Eight hours after boarding the train I arrived at my destination, the Imperial Theater in New York City. That night I witnessed one of the final performances of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, a Broadway show which is based on Tolstoy's War and Peace. This show with its spunky, energetic, and jaw dropping set design captured a world long since forgotten, 19th century Russia. 
Though I am not a theater buff by any sense of the phrase, I do know what I enjoy and how the actors make me feel. Immediately upon entering the theater from a backstage door to get onto the main stage where my seat was, banquette tables, I was struck by the grandeur and opulence of this theater. Surrounding the whole theater was scarlet velvet curtains with many paintings of prominent Russian political figures, landscapes, and Leo Tolstoy himself, this …

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