CHID alum, Brittain Ashford  played a lead role in the Musical nominated for a record 12 Tony Awards, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. 

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CHID alum, Brittain Ashford  played a lead role in the Musical nominated for a record 12 Tony Awards, "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. As a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, she is best known for fronting the band Prairie Empire. 

Link: http://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/11-2013/phillipa-...

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 is a musical adaptation of a segment of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace written by composer/lyricist Dave Malloy and directed by Rachel Chavkin. It is based on Volume 2, Part 5 of Tolstoy's novel, focusing on Natasha's affair with Anatole and Pierre's search for meaning in his life.

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