‘Great Comet’ Broadway hit falls from political correctness

Ticket sales lulled when Josh Groban left “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” and Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan, who is black, took over his role as Pierre Bezukhov. After outrage over diversity, the show will hold its final performance on Sept. 3. (Associated Press/File)

A critically acclaimed musical with one of the most diverse casts on Broadway tried to reverse slumping ticket sales by replacing a black actor with a more famous white one, but social justice warriors torpedoed the move, and the show will not go on as a result. “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” will…