COME FROM AWAY Cast And On Sale Date Announced For Australian Premiere Season In 2019

COME FROM AWAY Cast And On Sale Date Announced For Australian Premiere Season In 2019

The critically acclaimed new musical, COME FROM AWAY is now playing on Broadway, Toronto and a third company is touring North America. A Dublin and West End production are currently in rehearsal and the Australian company will have its premiere on Saturday 20 July 2019 at Melbourne's Comedy Theatre.

The cast who will bring to life this joyous, incredible true story of 7,000 air passengers who became grounded in Canada during the wake of September 11 includes Nicholas Brown, Nathan Carter, Zoe Gertz, Simon Maiden, Laura Murphy, Richard Piper, Emma Powell, Katrina Retallick and Kellie Rode, together with Glen Hogstrom, Angela Kennedy, Kathleen Moore, Jensen Overend, Ash Roussety and Alana Tranter.

Nicholas Brown (STC's The Long Forgotten Dream, Disney India's Beauty and the Beast will play Kevin J (and others); Nathan Carter (Kinky Boots, Wicked and Opera Australia's My Fair Lady) will play Nick (and others); WAAPA graduate Zoe Gertz (Les Miserables, Wicked, and She Loves Me and High Fidelity at Hayes Theatre) will play Beverley (and others); Simon Maiden (The Dressmaker, Romulus, My Father and Jack Irish) will play Oz (and others); fresh from the world premiere of Muriel's Wedding, Sydney Theatre Award winner Laura Murphy will play Janice (and others); Richard Piper (Bell Shakespeare's The War of the Roses, Henry V, MTC's Born Yesterday, STC's The Secret River) will play Claude (and others); Emma Powell (Les Miserables, Priscilla - Queen of the Desert) will play Beulah (and others); Helpmann nominee Katrina Retallick (STC's Wharf Revue and Channel 9's Love Child) will play Diane (and others); and Green Room nominee Kellie Rode (The Rocky Horror Show, Virgins) will play Bonnie (and others).

Producer Rodney Rigby said: "The entire creative team is excited by the extraordinary cast that has been assembled for the Australian company of Come From Away, and we look forward to announcing additional members of the company early in 2019."

COME FROM AWAY will commence previews from 3 July 2019 and open on Saturday 20 July at the newly refurbished Comedy Theatre in Melbourne. Tickets on sale: Friday 30 November at 9am. COMEFROMAWAY.COM.AU

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