Come From Away - Broadway
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On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
COME FROM AWAY is the breathtaking musical that reminds you of what good the human spirit is capable of. Written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and directed by Christopher Ashley, this musical shines a lot on the best of what we are capable in the absolute worst of times.
In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland on a devastating day in September 2001. The locals in Gander opened their hearts and homes to thousands of stranded strangers, spurring unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances.
Running Time: One hour and 40 minutes, with no intermission
Wednesdays: 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Featured Reviews For Come From Away
Broadway review: Come from Away takes off on Broadway - TimeOut NY
Although the residual shock of 9/11 gives it a strong current of emotion, Come from Away's multiple narratives mostly have low stakes; it's essentially a show about a bunch of people inconvenienced at once. When it touches on weightier concerns-one passenger is the mother of a missing firefighter-it falters; it is better at celebrating less consequential things, like a rowdy evening of initiation at a local bar, where the visitors are urged to kiss a cod and try a local rum called screech. A band of eight plays the spirited, Celtic-accented score, heavy on fiddle and bodhran and flute. Under Christopher Ashley's fluid direction, the 12 versatile actors form a true ensemble cast, playing dozens of roles as both the Plane People and the plain people who welcome them to their rock...Despite minor stumbles of craft, Come from Away makes a persuasive case for the value of good intentions. For this kind of uplift you don't need planes.
Theater review: A 9/11 tale of epic kindness - The Record
Imagine a musical, based on a true story, that celebrates kindness and charity toward distressed foreigners. At a moment in history when certain politicians are telling us to fear and reject immigrants, we're shown ordinary people who act spontaneously out of a concern for others. Come from Away, which opened Sunday at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, doesn't have an ironic or cynical bone in its body. It's a celebration of the best human instincts, and, particularly coming at this time, doesn't seem at all hokey. It's cheering and refreshing.
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by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2020
Performances of Come From Away might be paused, but the cast is still uniting to confront the issues of today.
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2020
Performances of Come From Away might be paused, but the cast is still uniting to confront the issues of today. The North American touring company of COME FROM AWAY has launched Conversations From Away a new Black Lives Matter video series focused on keeping the conversation going.
by Stage Tube - September 12, 2020
The Broadway and North American Tour casts of Come From Away come together in song to pay it forward in service, spirit & strength.
by Stage Tube - September 6, 2020
In a recent video recorded for 'Sunday Morning' viewers, cast members from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Come From Away talk about this year's virtual '9/11 Day at Home' events.
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2020
The Broadway community may be experiencing some downtime, but Come From Away creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein are staying busy. In a recent interview with the Toronto Star, the couple revealed that the film version of the musical is still very much in the works.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
The original Broadway cast recording of COME FROM AWAY is available now worldwide as a 2-LP set on blue vinyl.
by Stage Tube - April 25, 2020
Broadway's Come From Away hit the stage for CUT FROM AWAY: THE UNTOLD STORIES & SONGS, a one night only concert event at Feinstein's/54 Below earlier this year.
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2020
The original Broadway cast recording of COME FROM AWAY will be released on vinyl worldwide for the first time on Friday, May 15. The album will be available as a 2-LP set on blue vinyl. Previously only available in the US as a limited-edition yellow vinyl, this edition will be available worldwide.
McCallum Theatre Announces Its 2020-2021 Season Featuring COME FROM AWAY, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone And More
by David Green - April 16, 2020
The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup for the 2020-2021 season, with an exciting schedule of world-class artistry that has been the Theatre's hallmark for more than three decades. The new season includes an assortment of McCallum debuts, along with iconic superstars, long-awaited return visits from show business royalty, plus a robust comedy lineup and an impressive array of Broadway's most cherished, long-running shows.
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2020
Broadway's Come From Away, now in its third smash hit year, hit the stage for CUT FROM AWAY: THE UNTOLD STORIES & SONGS, a one night only concert event at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - April 9, 2020
Today we're headed to Gander for a welcoming word search based on Come From Away!
by Stage Tube - March 27, 2020
The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away is celebrating World Theatre Day today with a release of an all new video featuring all five companies singing the show's opening number, a?oeWelcome to the Rock.a??