for marya

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Well, comrades… We’ve had our fun! Lived, laughed and loved! Friends of my youth, when shall we meet again?

(insp.)

Great comet, renamed
  • Prologue: hi we're the characters
  • Pierre: Sad Man is Sad (tm)
  • Moscow: Everyone is a little afraid of Marya.mp3
  • The Private and Intimate Life of the House: The In-Laws are messed up
  • Natasha & Bolkonskys: The In-Laws Suck ft. Harmonies from Hell
  • No One Else: I Love Andrey.mp3
  • The Opera: Holy Fuck Gelsey Bell
  • Natasha and Anatole: Say No To This
  • The Duel: Pierre's Plot Point
  • Dust and Ashes: Sad Man is no Longer So Sad But is Still a Little Sad (tm)
  • Sunday Morning: CHURCH.mp3
  • Charming: nineteenth century gay
  • The Ball: Natasha No
  • Letters: Sad Man, Confused Girl, Lesbian, and Thot write letters
  • Sonya and Natasha: Natasha PLEASE
  • Sonya Alone: Sonya Has Sense.mp3
  • Preparations: Anatole Your Thought Process
  • Balaga: this musical is depressing so here's a character who drives recklessly
  • The Abduction: Thot Detected
  • In My House: Everyone Is Afraid of Marya.mp3
  • A Call To Pierre: Thotslayer Summoned
  • Find Anatole: Thot Patrol
  • Pierre and Anatole: Begone Thot ft. PETERSBURG
  • Natasha Very Ill: Look What You Did Anatole
  • Pierre and Andrey: Great Googly Moogly It's All Gone Wrong
  • Pierre and Natasha: You're Sad Well I Love You Don't Be Sad
  • The Great Comet of 1812: Sad Man Is Officially No Longer Sad (tm)

you shameless good-for-nothing you vile shameless girl in my house in my house a nice girl very nice you dirty nasty wench of a thing now don’t you say one word in my house in my house horrid girl h u s s y it’s lucky for him he escaped but I’ll find him now you listen to me when i speak to you nOW YOU L I S T E N TO M E WHEN I SPEAK TO Y O U IN MY H O U S E IN M Y H O USE DO Y OU HE AR WHAT I’M SAYING OR N  O  T  ? ? ?

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marya is old-school! a grande dame of moscow!

Cool things from seeing the Great Comet live (in no particular order)

SPOILER WARNING!!
Also this is based off my personal experience, so it may be different for others!

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-walking through the theatre onto the stage
-old Russian war songs like ‘katyusha’ being played over the speakers before the show and during intermission
-the air raid sirens to tell people the show’s starting
-In the opera how Natasha being in 'a state of intoxication’ involves her seeing Andrey being killed by enemy soldiers
-LUCAS STEELE’S HIGH NOTES
-Dolokhov’s boot strap things that go up his legs
-THE ENSEMBLE
-Balaga being so utterly chaotic
-Anatole’s narcissism
-The whole theatre having a blast during the abduction while violently shaking their egg shakers
-the dumplings
-pages of war and peace being flung at you
-Dolokhov spitting all over Anatole’s face during Preparations
-the costume design
-Anatole flirting with audience members
-Anatole holding the 'WOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAHHHHH’ in the abduction for like thirty seconds
-Anatole being drunk basically the entire show
-Anatole
-Hélène’s look of terror when the elopement fails
-MARYA D.
-prince bolkonsky greeting Natasha in his undergarments
-Paul Pinto as the servant during the private and intimate life of the house
-prince bolkonsky hitting his powdered wig and powder flies out
-the opera singers
-Everyone wearing golden bear heads while dancing (I believe during the ball)
-every single one of marya’s entrances
-HÉLÈNE.
-Dolokhov skipping along the stage while screaming at Anatole
-Hélène and Dolokhov getting touchy feely right in front of Pierre
-Pierre basically just being in His study the entire show
-The whole cast running around the entire theatre, including up in the mezzanine
-“TIME FOR CHURCH”
-did i ever mention anatole
-Denee’s childlike innocence as natasha
-Andrey appearing in Natasha’s memories and she always reaches for him as he runs away
-The strobe lights during the duel
-Pierre standing completely still to let Dolokhov shoot at him
-Pierre hunching over before realizing he wasn’t hit
-The costume/prop design during the duel
-some ensemble members being paired with partners of the same sex while dancing
-Natasha poisoning herself with the super electric part of Pierre and Anatole
-Anatole’s green coat (not purple anymore) during the abduction
-Anatole not letting Natasha leave during the ball and they end up kissing
-The audience needing to pass Anatole’s love letter to natasha
-SONYA.
-Sonya taking Natasha’s letter out of her sleeping hand before reading it
-Anatole striking poses when he enters during the opera
-the guy who plays the announcer at the opera/the guy who gives Pierre Marya’s letter is so good
-“what…. whaT…. wHAt…. WHA T?!”
-THE BAND/ORCHESTRA
-the moments that rely on audience participation
-people with eggshakers accidentally moving during a quiet song (myself included)
-Natasha and Sonya’s reactions to the opera
-Pierre basically saying “fuck you” to Napoleon

here’s all the art I did for the Great Comet cast!!

I’m going to see the show the Saturday before Groban leaves

catch me at the imperial theatre stage door *finger guns*