Reviews from Critics

“Shotgun’s ‘Great Comet’ is an astronomical phenomenon. While it’s here, you must see.”
Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle 

“'Comet' dazzles…it’s brilliant...the whole cast is superb!” - Sam Hurwitt, The Mercury News
“brilliant…a sparkling night of musical theater and an enormous triumph…ingenious, exuberant, and melodic.” -Emily S. Mendel, Berkeleyside
“The production is first-rate in every respect..prepare to be immersed in Tolstoy's world and to have a most enjoyable night at the theater.”
Patrick Thomas, Talkin’ Broadway
“The whole cast is superb.” - Sam Hurwitt, Marin Independent Journal
“a robust, audience immersive pastiche…the talented ensemble give it their all” - Steve Murray, Broadway World
“exhilarating…stunning…a vibrantly pulsating piece of theater.” - Sally Hogarty, East Bay Times
“'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812' allures with decadence.” - Ian Waters, Theatrius

“Utterly immersive and captivating…bursts at the seams with a celebration of life” - Maid Suta, The Daily Californian

“The music twinkles…a spectacle that wins you over” - Jim Gladstone, Bay Area Reporter

“an immersive theatre experience…an incredibly fun time” - Charles Lewis III, 48 Hills
“A musical triumph…as accessible as they come and loads of fun.” - Rosa Del Duca, Theatrius
“This is what musical theatre is all about.” - Richard Wolinsky, KPFA
“This gaiety makes itself known even before the play begins…as breezy and accessible as possible.” - Nicole Gluckstern, KQED

Reviews from Theatergoers

"This production of Great Comet is a must see show!" - A.Z.
"My boyfriend and I had SO much fun sitting along the stage; it felt like a party. Brava!" - Sarah
"This was a raucous waterfall of sound, light and color. Every player was invested 110%! What a sheer joy to watch."- Evan
“The music, the set , the actors, the concept, the story, it was all great. A delightful experience. - L.A.
“Stellar actors and story!” Anonymous
“I've wanted to see this show for years, and this lived up to my expectations and more.” - P.K.
“This production exemplifies the pinnacle of musical theater.” -  Nico
“I finally know what it means to be in love. Thank you.” - Brian
“Amazing - I traveled from the U.K. to see it and it totally lived up to my expectations. The cast was amazing and I loved the stage!” -E.S.
“Nearly every aspect of the show exceeded my expectations, I was blown away by the level of the talent in the cast.” - Meghan
“A triumphant production of a great show.” - Anonymous
“I was so impressed by the level of talent and energy from the entire cast, and loved the total immersion of the design.” - M.B.A.
“Everything about this production was excellent - the staging, singing, acting, music direction, costumes.” - Lisa