Tickets on Sale Feb. 1 for New Orleans Stop of COME FROM AWAY
Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is thrilled to announce the national tour of Come From Away, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its New Orleans debut at the Saenger Theatre for a limited engagement Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 2, 2019. Come From Away tickets will go on sale Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 at 10 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, Come From Away is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season.
The performance schedule for Come From Away is as follows:
- Tuesday - Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
- Friday: 8 p.m.
- Saturday: 2 p.m., 8 p.m.
- Sunday: 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
To purchase tickets, visit BroadwayInNewOrleans.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone (800) 982-2787 or at the Saenger Theatre Box Office (1111 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70112. Ticket prices start at $30. Group sales are offered for groups of 10 or more and will be available by calling (504) 287-0372.
"Audiences will love this heartwarming tale of Come From Away as part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans series," said Gary Lorio, Hancock Whitney regional president. "This uplifting story about community in the wake of tragedy, whether at home or thousands of miles away, will resonate with our Gulf South audiences."
The touring production of Come From Away will star Kevin Carolan (Disney's Newsies), Harter Clingman (Peter and The Starcatcher), Nick Duckart (In the Heights), Chamblee Ferguson, Becky Gulsvig (School of Rock the Musical), Julie Johnson(Memphis), Christine Toy Johnson (The Music Man), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Megan McGinnis(Les Misérables), Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific), Danielle K. Thomas (Avenue Q), Emily Walton (August Osage County),Marika Aubrey, Jane Bunting, Michael Brian Dunn, Julie Garnyé, Adam Halpin and Aaron Michael Ray.
With a book, music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award nominees Irene Sankoff & David Hein, Come From Away is directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley (Come From Away), musical staging by two-time Tony nominee Kelly Devine(Come From Away, Rocky), with music supervision by Grammy nominee Ian Eisendrath (Come From Away), scenic design by Tony Award winnerBeowulf Boritt (Act One), costume design by Tony Award nominee Toni-Leslie James (Jelly's Last Jam), lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Howell Binkley (Hamilton), sound design by Tony Award nominee Gareth Owen (End of the Rainbow), orchestrations by Tony nominee August Eriksmoen (Bright Star), music arrangements by Grammy nominee Ian Eisendrath and casting by Telsey + Company.
COME FROM AWAY tells 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 September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.