What Caused The Crash Of 'Comet' On Broadway?04:07
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Josh Groban and the cast of "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
Josh Groban and the cast of "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
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One of the most popular shows on Broadway — "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" — has announced that it will close on Sept. 3.

Ticket sales had been falling precipitously after the scheduled departure in July of star Josh Groban. But the story isn't that simple. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Broadway critic Jeremy Gerard (@jbgerard) of Deadline about the news.

This segment aired on August 9, 2017.

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