Come From Away
takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley.
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.SYNOPSIS:
Following the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. Based on interviews with locals, Come From Away
is about how hosting this international community of strangers spurred unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances.Under the direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo in response to rising concerns about the global coronavirus pandemic, all Broadway performances are suspended beginning March 12, 2020 with an anticipated return the week of April 13, 2020.