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It's not often that a tea blogger gets invited to an off Broadway show, or any show for that matter. This show was special in that they offer a tea service at their matinee performances. Natasha Pierce and the Great Comet of 1812 is a musical based on War and Peace. +Jo J and +The Snooty Tea Person join in on the fun and my boyfriend Jason rounded out our table, even if musical theater isn't really his thing. What could be better than sharing tea and a show with friends?
The stage was set up around the tables so we all felt like a part of the action. Actors sat our table and several others as part of the performance. Without giving too much away, I can tell you that the play was raucous and had all of the scandal of the original story. It had a bit of a modern twist the costuming is a bit avant-garde. There are also some scenes that you wouldn't expect, like a strobe light flashing night club.
+Mighty Leaf Tea and although bagged it is pretty high quality stuff. Once we realized that the tea was served individually, I quickly swapped out the chamomile tea picture for Darjeeling. It's important to note that tea service is offer a la carte and is not included with admission.
You can find out more about this show here.