Broadway's Come From Away transfers to the Phoenix Theatre

Broadway's Come From Away transfers to the Phoenix Theatre

Posted On: Jun 28, 2018
By Spencer Rust
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    Come From Away tickets on sale from 10.00 Sunday 1 July.

    The Tony Award-winning new musical Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 9/11, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. It will land in London for its long-awaited UK premiere at the Phoenix Theatre next year with performances from 30 January 2019.

    This joyous new musical recounts the incredible true story of how the residents of Gander, Newfoundland welcomed the passengers of planes from around the world. Cultures clashed, and nerves ran high, but as uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

    Come From Away features a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and is directed by Christopher Ashley, with musical staging by Kelly Devine, music supervision and arrangements by Ian Eisendrath, scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Howell Binkley, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by August Eriksmoen, and casting by Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG.

    Awarded the Tony® for Best Direction of a Musical, Christopher Ashley’s production currently continues to sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway. and guides audiences through a colourful and spirited cast of characters, brought to life by Tony® and Grammy® nominated writing team Irene Sankoff and David Hein.

    Come From Away tickets on sale from 10.00 Sunday 1 July.