This New York Times Critics Pick 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. On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.Performance Times: Tues-Fri at 8:00 pm | Sat at 2 & 8 pm | Sun at 1 & 7:00 pmRun time: 1 hour, 40 minutes with one intermission
Ages: 14 and up. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
News About Come From Away at Bass Concert Hall
The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin Will Present UT NEW THEATRE
March 02, 2020
The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin will present UTNT (UT New Theatre), March 4-13, 2020 in multiple locations throughout the F. Loren Winship Drama Building. Established in 2007 by nationally renowned playwright Steven Dietz, UTNT (UT New Theatre) is an annual showcase of newly developed works for the American stage from playwrights of the Department of Theatre and Dance's master of fine arts program and Michener Center for Writers. Now in its thirteenth year, UTNT brings to the stage compelling works by ascending playwrights.
BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Simply Shines at Texas Performing Arts
February 19, 2020
Gift yourself with the Tony nominated COME FROM AWAY. It's simply marvelous.
BWW Interview: Sharone Sayegh of COME FROM AWAY at Bass Concert Hall
February 10, 2020
September 11, 2001 was a terrifying day for so many people. There were so many who initially felt so helpless as the news continued to broadcast all the sadness, destruction, and death surrounding the attacks. Planes were ordered to land wherever they could leaving the passengers worried, alone, and far from home and loved ones. Then, stories on the news started to emerge about the humanity and compassion being shown to each other. The story COME FROM AWAY shares the story of the town of Gander in Canada that came together to help stranded passengers feel at home while waiting to get to their own homes again. BWW caught up with actress Sharone Sayegh who plays Bonnie and others as the show prepares to come to Bass Concert Hall in Austin, Texas.
Review Roundup: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR 50th Anniversary Tour - The Critics Weigh In!
October 17, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical, Jesus Christ Superstar officially launched the 50th anniversary tour at Austin's Bass Concert Hall on October 8th before visiting over 30 cities including Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Dallas and Chicago.
COME FROM AWAY's National Tour Will Continue Through 2020, Hitting Philadelphia, D.C., Boston, and More!
April 29, 2019
The North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY will continue touring into the fall of 2020!
BWW Interview: Maite Uzal as Golde in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on Tour
March 31, 2019
There have been many great Broadway shows that have graced the stage of Bass Concert Hall that have entertained. However, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is one that will be talked about for a long time. With all of the amazing songs like “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Tradition,” “Matchmaker,” and “Sunrise Sunset,” one won't be able to walk away without a song on their lips and a cherished memory to share. With all of the travelling the actors do with the show, BWW was able to catch up with one of the talented actors on the road. Maite Uzal plays the part of Golde, Tevye's wife. She was born and raised in Spain, but is happy to be in the United States touring with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HELLO, DOLLY! Announced Broadway In Austin 2019-20 Season
February 12, 2019
Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is thrilled to announce it's 2019-20 Season; the ONLY national touring Broadway series in Austin. 'We're amid an amazing 2018-19 season, and Broadway in Austin has done it again - blending a season of favorite gems with new powerful, moving and just plain fun shows sure to become favorites. I can't wait!' states Rachel Durkin-Drga, Texas Performing Arts Senior Associate Director.
Al Green Returns to the Stage at Bass Concert Hall
February 05, 2019
The GRAMMY® Award winning and Kennedy Center Honors recipient Al Green returns to the stage to perform some of his most iconic hits and fan favorites at his first concerts in more than seven years. Green's powerful and passionate performances of timeless classics such as “Let's Stay Together,” Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy) “I Can't Get Next To You,” Tired Of Being Alone” and “I'm Still In Love With You,” as well as his ability move entire crowds and have them singing along to gospel favorites such as “Nearer My God to Thee,” “Precious Lord,” “I'll Rise Again” and his rendition of “Amazing Grace,” have made him one of the greatest performers of all-time.