Multiplatinum recording artist Josh Groban releases “Dust and Ashes” from the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET of 1812 for digital download today, and will be available at all digital retailers and streaming services (Apple Music and Spotify). The single is the first chance to preview Groban’s Broadway debut in THE GREAT COMET this fall. “Dust and Ashes” features music and lyrics by Dave Malloy, and will be distributed by Reprise Records.
THE GREAT COMET will open on Broadway this fall, starring Josh Groban as ‘Pierre’ and Denée Benton as ‘Natasha’ in their Broadway debuts. Created by Dave Malloy (Preludes, Ghost Quartet) and directed by Rachel Chavkin (Small Mouth Sounds, Preludes), THE GREAT COMET will blaze into Broadway’s Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) beginning October 18, with opening night set for Monday, November 14, 2016. Tickets are on sale now and available at
 THE GREAT COMET is a theatrical experience like no other. Malloy’s inspired adaptation of a 70-page slice of War and Peace puts audiences just inches away from Tolstoy’s brash young lovers, as they light up Moscow in an epic tale of romance and passion.
The New York Times calls THE GREAT COMET “a heaven-sent fireball” (Brantley) and “vibrant, thrillingly imagined” (Isherwood), Entertainment Weekly calls it “a stunning, blazingly original musical,” and the New York Post calls it “inventive, ravishing and full-on romantic.” The Original Off Broadway Cast Recording can be purchased on iTunes.
 Tickets for THE GREAT COMET are on sale now and available via or by visiting the Imperial Theater box office (249 West 45th Street). For groups of 15+, call 1-800-432-7780.

Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (over 35 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. The 35-year-old Los Angeles native is the only artist who has had two albums appear on the Top 20 Best-Selling Albums list of the past decade, according to Billboard. He has appeared in the feature films Crazy, Stupid, LoveCoffee Town, and Muppets Most Wanted, as well as on CBS’ Life In Pieces, NBC’s The Office, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and CBS’ The Crazy Ones. Groban has released seven studio albums, 2001’s self-titled double-platinum debut, 2003’s multi-platinumCloser, 2006’s double-platinum Awake, 2007’s quadruple-platinum Grammy-nominated Noel, 2010’s platinum Illuminations, and 2013’s All That Echoes, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, giving Groban his first No. 1 debut and third chart-topper. In April 2015, Groban released Stages a collection of some of the greatest songs from musical theater. The album was nominated for a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. In February 2016 Groban released a CD/DVD package, entitled Stages Live, featuring performances recorded at the historic Los Angeles Theater in downtown L.A. for his all-new PBS special Josh Groban: Stages Live.   An active arts education philanthropist and advocate, Groban is a member of Americans for the Arts Artists Committee and Groban’s Find Your Light Foundation helps enrich the lives of young people through arts, education, and cultural awareness.
Josh also hits the road today, see dates below:

New Orleans, LA
Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square+
07/17 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre+
07/19 Greensboro, NC White Oak Amphiteatre @ Greensboro Coliseum+
07/22 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Theatre+
07/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center+
07/25 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center+*
07/26 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center+*
07/29 Uncasvile, CT Mohegan Sun Arena*
07/30 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion+*
08/02 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion+*
08/03 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion+*
08/05 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Hotel & Casino*
08/06 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live+*
08/09 Chicago, IL First Merit Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island+*
08/10 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center+*
08/12 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center+
08/13 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre+*
08/16 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre+*
08/19 Denver, CO Pepsi Center+*
08/20 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre+*
08/23 Seattle, WA Chateau Ste. Michelle Amphitheatre*
08/24 Portland, OR
McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheatre*
08/26 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre+*
08/27 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre+*
+ denotes special guest Sarah McLachlan
* denotes special guest Foy Vance
@ denotes special guest Eric Hutchinson

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