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February 19 - 24, 2019

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Why See Come From Away?

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Flying out on tour

Following well-received engagements on Broadway and its premiere city Toronto, this new hit musical based on true events will launch its first-ever national tour in Seattle in October 2018! Nominated for eight Tony Awards and nine Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion and bravery under dreadful circumstances. Written by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff and David Hein, this surprise hit is the toast of Broadway.

What is Come From Away About?

On September 11th 2001, as the full horror of the terror attacks became apparent, the US closed its airspace, grounding thousands of passenger jets heading in, out and throughout of North America. An astonishing 38 of them were forced to land in Gander, a remote Newfoundland town with a population of just 9,000 people. The arrival of the passengers boosted those numbers to nearly 20,000.

Come From Away focuses on a single set of passengers from one flight and the Gander residents who welcomed them into their homes. Amongst this diverse set of characters is American Airlines' first female pilot, a gay couple both called Kevin, and an Egyptian chef, whose initial apprehensions about the reception he will receive proves unfounded. Weaving together all of their storylines, the show creates an affirming portrait of human connection in the most trying of circumstances.

Did You Know?

The musical gets its title from Newfoundland slang. The people of Gander refer to the passengers as "come from aways".

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Opening night: 19 February 2019


Recommended for ages 10+. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Run time

100 minutes, no intermission

Cast and Creative


Becky Gulsvig
Megan McGinnis
Andrew Samonsky
Kevin Carolan
Harter Clingman
Nick Durat
Chamblee Ferguson
Julie Johnson
Christine Toy Johnson
James Earl Jones II
Danielle K. Thomas
Emily Walton

Marika Aubrey, Jane Bunting, Michael Brian Dunn, Julie Garnyé, Adam Halpin and Aaron Michael Ray


Book, Music & Lyrics by Irene Sankoff & David Hein
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Music Direction by Ian Eisendrath
Choreography by Kelly Devine
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt
Costume Design by Toni-Leslie
Lighting Design by James Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Gareth Owen



Best Direction of a Musical - Christopher Ashley

2017 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Jenn Colella Best Book of a Musical - Irene Sankoff and David Hein Best Original Score - Irene Sankoff and David Hein Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Howell Binkley Best Direction of a Musical - Christopher Ashley Best Choreography - Kelly Devine


Outstanding Musical Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Jenn Colella Outstanding Book of a Musical - Irene Sankoff and David Hein


Outstanding Musical Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Jenn Colella Outstanding Book of a Musical - Irene Sankoff and David Hein Outstanding Director of a Musical - Christopher Ashley Oustanding Music - Irene Sankoff and David Hein Oustanding Lyrics - Irene Sankoff and David Hein Outstanding Choreography - Kelly Devine Outstanding Orchestrations - August Eriksmoen Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical - Toni-Leslie James

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What we thought

Beautiful moving ORIGINAL

Everything about this show is accessible, nothing feels forced or contrived, it is simply honest and real, and truly beautiful!

Our Broadway reviewer saw Come From Away on Broadway and had this to say about this ground-breaking production!

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Joy Elbert: “Seen on Broadway in May 2018”

I was so moved by the play in New York, could not wait to see it again... more

Nancy: “Realated to the Gay Lumberjack ”

My cousin is one of the passengers on whom the play is based. It’s... more

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