A poster high atop the Schoenfeld Theatre.
A poster high atop the Schoenfeld Theatre.
(© David Gordon)

The marquee is up for the Broadway run of the new musical Come From Away. The show will begin performances at the Schoenfeld Theatre on February 18, with opening night set for March 12.

The marquee is up for the Broadway run of Come From Away.
The marquee is up for the Broadway run of Come From Away.
(© David Gordon)

Featuring a book, music, and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away is directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Memphis) and choreographed by Tony nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky).

Set against the backdrop of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the show follows what happens when 38 planes and 6,579 passengers are forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of "one small town on the edge of the world."

The Come From Away front of house artwork at the Schoenfeld Theatre.
The Come From Away front of house artwork at the Schoenfeld Theatre.
(© David Gordon)

Featured in the Broadway run are Chad Kimball (Memphis), Jenn Colella (If/Then), Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked), Geno Carr (Allegiance), Joel Hatch (Annie), Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys), Lee MacDougall (The Wizard of Oz), Caesar Samayoa (Sister Act), Q. Smith (Mary Poppins), Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q), Astrid Van Wieren (Mamma Mia!), Petrina Bromley (As You Like It), Josh Breckenridge (The Scottsboro Boys), Susan Dunstan (The Lion King), Tamika Lawrence (If/Then), and Tony LePage (Rock of Ages).

The Come From Away marquee.
The Come From Away marquee.
(© David Gordon)

The production has 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, and orchestrations by August Eriksmoen.

A poster on the front of the Schoenfeld Theatre.
A poster on the front of the Schoenfeld Theatre.
(© David Gordon)

Come From Away previously ran at San Diego's La Jolla Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Washington D.C.'s Ford's Theatre, and Toronto's Mirvish Theatre.

For tickets to Come From Away on Broadway, click here.