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Josh Groban during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Josh Groban during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
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Singer-songwriter Josh Groban (@JoshGroban) makes his Broadway debut this week in "Natasha and Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812."

The pop opera, written by Dave Malloy (@Dave_Malloy) and directed by Rachel Chavkin (@Rachelchavkin), is inspired by 70 pages of Leo Tolstoy's classic "War and Peace."

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Groban, Malloy and Chavkin about the production.

Josh Groban and Denee Benton during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Josh Groban and Denee Benton during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Josh Groban during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Josh Groban during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Denee Benton during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)
Denee Benton during a performance of "Natasha and Pierre." (Courtesy Chad Batka)

This segment aired on November 16, 2016.

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