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Review: Uplifting COME FROM AWAY Tour Makes Return Trip to OC's Segerstrom Center Photo Review: Uplifting COME FROM AWAY Tour Makes Return Trip to OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jun 23, 2022

Endearingly inspirational and beautifully performed, COME FROM AWAY---as experienced in this relaunched post-lockdown tour now playing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through June 26, 2022---certainly proves itself worthy of repeat visits. At its core, the show is a hopeful, positive reminder that unconditional kindness does still exist in our world, even if evidence of such behavior is harder to find these days.

VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Joel Hatch Give a Moving Speech at Show's First Night B Photo VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Joel Hatch Give a Moving Speech at Show's First Night Back
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 8, 2022

Broadway’s Tony & Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away resumed performances last night at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Original Cast Member Joel Hatch, who plays Mayor Claude Elliott in the musical based on a remarkable true story, made a brief curtain speech at the end of the show thanking the audiences for supporting Broadway.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY on Apple TV+ is a Celebration of Humanity and Broadway Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY on Apple TV+ is a Celebration of Humanity and Broadway
by David Clarke - Sep 8, 2021

On September 10, 2021, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, Apple TV+ is debuting a stunning stage capture of Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY. Filmed live at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in May 2021, the film is both a celebration of humanity’s penchant for kindness in the face of adversity and Broadway’s attempt to make a post-pandemic related lockdown return to vibrancy.

BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Finally Sets Down In Sydney To Share The Celebration Of Th Photo BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY Finally Sets Down In Sydney To Share The Celebration Of The Best Of The Human Spirit To Come Out Of One Of The 21st Century's Darkest Times
by Jade Kops - Jun 12, 2021

COME FROM AWAY, the warm welcoming hug of hope and the best of humanity has finally arrived in Sydney to the delight of audiences that have been waiting for this incredible piece of theatre based in truth to arrive after a pandemic induced delay. 

VIDEO: Newfoundlanders Tell Stories, and Discuss Their Favorite Canadian Things on CH Photo VIDEO: Newfoundlanders Tell Stories, and Discuss Their Favorite Canadian Things on CHECK IN FROM AWAY
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2020

A new episode has been released of Mirvish's series, Check in From Away!

Book Review: COME FROM AWAY: WELCOME TO THE ROCK, Irene Sankoff, David Hein and Laure Photo Book Review: COME FROM AWAY: WELCOME TO THE ROCK, Irene Sankoff, David Hein and Laurence Maslon
by Marianka Swain - Sep 26, 2019

This new illustrated companion volume to Irene Sankoff and David Hein's Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away, which tells the remarkable true story of a small Newfoundland town that welcomed stranded air passengers on 9/11, is just as beautifully and thoughtfully crafted as the show itself.

Former Gander Mayor to Lead Q&A at COME FROM AWAY July 24 Photo Former Gander Mayor to Lead Q&A at COME FROM AWAY July 24
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 16, 2019

The character Claude Elliott is at the heart of the story of the musical COME FROM AWAY. The real Claude Elliott will drop by the Elgin Theatre in Toronto to lead a post-show Q&A with the audience at the Wednesday July 24th evening show.

BWW Review: Heartfelt COME FROM AWAY Exudes the Best of Humanity at OC's Segerstrom C Photo BWW Review: Heartfelt COME FROM AWAY Exudes the Best of Humanity at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Feb 12, 2019

Currently a welcome, much-lauded presence in each city it visits, the top-notch first national tour of the multi-award-winning 2017 Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY---currently enchanting audiences at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through February 17---is just the kind of timely show our splintered nation needs to experience right now: a heartwarming, winningly-presented collection of true stories that showcase the unvarnished beauty of human kindness and, ultimately, the absolute best examples of selflessness and generosity that seem rare these days. COME FROM AWAY is also a genuinely entertaining, enthusiastically rousing, and beautifully-staged theater piece that overflows with amiable grace, appealing music, and swiftly-paced criss-crossing stories that capture your attention right from the get-go.

Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast Photo Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY with 'Broadway Backstory' Podcast
by Theater People Podcast - Dec 5, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5th, Broadway Backstory podcast released their episode about the making of COME FROM AWAY. COME FROM AWAY is the hit 2017 musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hine that tells the true story of what happened when 7,000 stranger were stranded in Gander, New Foundland in the wake of the September 11, 2011 attacks. Broadway Backstory, a documentary-style podcast that finds out how a show develops from an idea to a full production, charts the show's journey from a college workshop to it's out of town tryouts, to a concert event in Gander, and ultimately to Broadway.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Host COME FROM AWAY Forum in Honor of 9/11; Photo Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Host COME FROM AWAY Forum in Honor of 9/11; Watch the Livestream at 6:30 EST!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau is hosting a Come From Away forum today in St. John's, Newfoundland, with Gander Mayor Claude Elliott, Tony-nominated creators David Hein and Irene Sankoff and Broadway company member playing Bonnie, Petrina Bromley, in honor of 9/11.

Claude Elliott Videos

VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Joel Hatch Give a Moving Speech at Show's First Night B VideoVIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Joel Hatch Give a Moving Speech at Show's First Night Back
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 8, 2022

Broadway’s Tony & Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away resumed performances last night at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Original Cast Member Joel Hatch, who plays Mayor Claude Elliott in the musical based on a remarkable true story, made a brief curtain speech at the end of the show thanking the audiences for supporting Broadway.

VIDEO: Newfoundlanders Tell Stories, and Discuss Their Favorite Canadian Things on CH VideoVIDEO: Newfoundlanders Tell Stories, and Discuss Their Favorite Canadian Things on CHECK IN FROM AWAY
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2020

A new episode has been released of Mirvish's series, Check in From Away!