American Theatre: “Rachel Chavkin’s Great Comet of a Career”

rachel-chavkin_teamprimerrehearsal “I’m just not interested in making stuff that people already know,” [Director Rachel Chavkin] said of her aesthetic in an interview. “It goes back to the extraordinary. I think if people feel like they’re watching something extraordinary and singular, that feels live, and feels like it’s actually made up before your eyes, then a communal sense of the miracle is created. So I don’t like faking things.” —Read the full story about the director of Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812 at American Theatre.

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