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COME FROM AWAY's Christopher Ashley Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical

COME FROM AWAY's Christopher Ashley Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a MusicalChristopher Ashley has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Come From Away. He also received nominations for MEMPHIS and THE ROCK HORROR PICTURE SHOW. His other Broadway credits include Xanadu, Leap of Faith, and All Shook Up. West End credits include Memphis.

New York Theater credits include Blown Sideways Through Life, Jeffrey, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Valhalla, Regrets Only, Wonder of the World, Communicating Doors, Bunny Bunny, The Night Hank Williams Died, Fires in the Mirror (Lucille Lortel Award). Kennedy Center: Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, Lisbon Traviata. La Jolla Playhouse selected credits: A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Darrell Hammond Project, Hollywood, His Girl Friday, Glengarry Glen Ross, Restoration. TV/Film: Lucky Stiff, Jeffrey; "American Playhouse, PBS: Blown Sideways through Life.

COME FROM AWAY is the breathtaking new musical that played record-breaking engagements in La Jolla and Seattle. Written by Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein, this is the stunning production from Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley (Memphis) that the Los Angeles Times calls "an affecting and stirring new musical."

In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened their hearts and homes, hosting this international community of strangers- spurring unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances.

On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.

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