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Come From Away Will Land in Australia

The Broadway show follows what happens when 38 planes were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001.

Jenn Colella and the original Broadway cast of Come From Away.
(© Matthew Murphy)

The Broadway musical Come From Away will make its Australian premiere when it opens in Melbourne's Comedy Theatre on July 20, 2019.

Featuring a book, music, and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away is directed by Tony winner Christopher Ashley and choreographed by Kelly Devine. 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, doubling the population of "one small town on the edge of the world."

The Broadway production, which plays at the Schoenfeld Theatre, features scenic design by Tony Award winner Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Tony Award nominee Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Howell Binkley, sound design by Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Gareth Owen, orchestrations by two-time Tony Award nominee August Eriksmoen, and music arrangements by Ian Eisendrath.

Come From Away launched a second company in Canada where it played a limited four-week engagement from January 4, 2018, in Winnipeg and then moved to Toronto, where it is currently playing at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

A third company of Come From Away will launch a North American tour across the United States and Canada at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in October 2018.

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


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