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Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 

Music and Lyrics by Dave Malloy
Adapted from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Directed by Alan Patrick Kenny
Music Direction by Brent Frederick

An electropop opera based on a scandalous slice of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Young and impulsive, Natasha Rostova arrives in Moscow to await the return of her fiancé from the front lines. When she falls under the spell of the roguish Anatole, it is up to Pierre, a family friend in the middle of an existential crisis, to pick up the pieces of her shattered reputation.

Forum Theater
March 24-26 and March 29-April 2, 2022 at 8pm
April 2, 2022 at 2pm

Tantrum News

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Playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton. Photo by Jason Hornick

Tantrum Theater to receive $10,000 in grant funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 12, 2021

Tantrum Theater, Ohio University’s professional theater, has been approved for a $10,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support a Tantrum Theater Community Commission.

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