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BWW Feature: 5 Shows I'd Most Like To See When Theatre Returns Photo BWW Feature: 5 Shows I'd Most Like To See When Theatre Returns
by Fiona Scott - Jul 23, 2020

While I've enjoyed live-tweeting and reviewing some of the online theatre we've been granted in recent months, it would be nice to get back into a theatre one day. This could be as early as next month from what the UK Government is currently advising. Below are a few of the things I had been looking forward to seeing this year a?" and maybe I'll get to see them in 2021!

Behind the Rainbow Flag: Jenn Colella Shares the Story of Her First Pride Event in 19 Photo Behind the Rainbow Flag: Jenn Colella Shares the Story of Her First Pride Event in 1995
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020

In an exclusive video, Jenn Colella shared the story of her very first Pride event, in 1995.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY, Phoenix Theatre Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 12, 2020

It's a mark of a great show that it seems to speak directly to the present moment, even if that moment is years after its original creation. Come From Away passes that test with flying colours; in its depiction of an international community dealing with a crisis – including, raising a wry audience laugh, stockpiling loo paper – this 9/11 musical has plenty of resonance with our coronavirus times. Except that the world would be a much better place if we all behaved a bit more like the people of Gander.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Ignites Compassion and Unity at the Hobby Center Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Ignites Compassion and Unity at the Hobby Center
by Audrey Morabito - Mar 4, 2020

In over ten years of being in the audience at the Hobby Center, I have never heard applause as loud and abundant as I did at last night's curtain call. It was as if the whole audience agreed not only that we had witnessed something significant, but were acknowledging that we witnessed it together. In seeing COME FROM AWAY there is an otherworldly layer of unity as an audience member, as all of us shared to some extent the story that was being played out onstage.

Feinstein's At The Nikko Announces Additional Performances For Winter 2020 - Jenn Col Photo Feinstein's At The Nikko Announces Additional Performances For Winter 2020 - Jenn Colella, HAMILTON Cast Members, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced additional performances for its winter line-up of concerts at San Francisco's most intimate nightclub. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting www.feinsteinssf.com or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Jenn Colella Will Make Her Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in February Photo Jenn Colella Will Make Her Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Following nearly five years starring in Broadway's Tony AwardΒ­-winning smash-hit musical, Come From Away, in a performance that garnered her Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards and a Tony Award nomination, Jenn Colella will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Friday, February 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 29 (8 p.m.). In this intimate evening, Jenn will share songs and stories from her journey as a stand-up comedian to the lead singer of a rock band and, ultimately, her career on Broadway and Off-Broadway, weaving a tapestry of musical theatre, pop and rock n' roll. Tickets range in price from $45-$65 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.feinsteinssf.com. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.

Review Roundup: The National Tour of COME FROM AWAY - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of COME FROM AWAY - What Did the Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The national tour of 'Come From Away' is warming hearts across America. A 'Best Musical' winner all around the world, the smash hit musical has won the Tony Award for 'Best Direction of a Musical' (Christopher Ashley), 4 Olivier Awards (London) including 'Best New Musical,' 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding New Broadway Musical,' 3 Drama Desk Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding Musical,' 4 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards (North American Tour) including 'Best Production,' 4 Helen Hayes Awards (D.C.) including 'Outstanding Production of a Musical,' 4 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards (Seattle) including 'Excellence in Production of a Musical,' 6 San Diego Critics Circle Awards including 'Outstanding New Musical,' 3 Toronto Theatre Critics Awards including 'Best New Musical,' 3 Dora Awards (Toronto) including 'Outstanding New Musical/Opera' and 'Outstanding Production,' and the 2017 Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award (Toronto).

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Soars at Boston's Opera House Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Soars at Boston's Opera House
by Jan Nargi - Nov 15, 2019

COME FROM AWAY, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical warming Boston audiences now through November 17, is just the uplifting human tonic we need during these difficult and divided times. Charming, witty, heart-breaking but ultimately inspiring, COME FROM AWAY is the remarkable story of the 9000 Newfoundlanders who welcomed 7000 strangers with open hearts and open arms when 38 planes from around the globe were suddenly diverted to their airport in Gander on September 11, 2001. The opening number is a rousing Celtic-influenced a?oeWelcome to the Rock,a?? and it couldn't be a more apt introduction to the people, the spirit, and the comfort that greeted terrified passengers from 95 different countries stranded a?oein the middle of nowherea?? on their way from one corner of the world to another.

Wake Up With BWW 11/12: Becky Gulsvig Joins COME FROM AWAY on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/12: Becky Gulsvig Joins COME FROM AWAY on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

Today's top stories: Becky Gulsvig joins Come From Away on Broadway today, and more!

BWW Flashback: Look Back at Jenn Colella's COME FROM AWAY Journey! Photo BWW Flashback: Look Back at Jenn Colella's COME FROM AWAY Journey!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 7, 2019

It's just her and the sky! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, original Come From Away cast member Jenn Colella is set to play her final performance as Captain Beverly Bass on November 10, 2019. To celebrate her incredible run, we're looking back at highlights from her journey with the show, from its out-of-town productions to opening night on Broadway and beyond. Check it all out!

Wake Up With BWW 10/23: SCOTLAND, PA Opens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/23: SCOTLAND, PA Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Today's top stories: Scotland, PA officially opens tonight, and more!

Becky Gulsvig Will Play Beverley Bass in COME FROM AWAY on Broadway Photo Becky Gulsvig Will Play Beverley Bass in COME FROM AWAY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Fresh from her role as Beverley Bass in Come From Away on tour, Becky Gulsvig will take over the role on Broadway, beginning November 12.

Wake Up With BWW 10/18: THE SOUND INSIDE and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Reviews, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/18: THE SOUND INSIDE and LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Reviews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2019

Today's top stories: read reviews for The Sound Inside and Little Shop of Horrors, and more!

Tony Nominee Jenn Colella Will Depart COME FROM AWAY in November Photo Tony Nominee Jenn Colella Will Depart COME FROM AWAY in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Jenn Colella, original cast member of Come From Away, will depart the musical next month. Colella was Tony-nominated for her performance as 'Captain Beverly Bass.'

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.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Soars at the Aronoff Center Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Soars at the Aronoff Center
by Anne Simendinger - Sep 19, 2019

Put a pin here in Cincinnati! The national tour of 'Come From Away' has landed and will play through Sept. 29 at the Aronoff Center as the first show in the 2019-2020 Broadway in Cincinnati series.

BWW Interview: Marika Aubrey Says COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center Offers a Huge Dose Photo BWW Interview: Marika Aubrey Says COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center Offers a Huge Dose of Humanity and Kindness
by Stefani Chudnow - Sep 3, 2019

Making its Michigan-debut as the season opener at Wharton Center September 10th through the 15th, Come From Away is about the story of the 38 planes that were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, on 9/11. BWW Detroit got the opportunity to talk with Marika Aubrey, who is currently playing Beverley, Annette, and others on the Come From Away national tour.

BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY, A Powerful Expression Of The Capacity For Human Kindness  Photo BWW REVIEW: COME FROM AWAY, A Powerful Expression Of The Capacity For Human Kindness Opens In Melbourne
by Jade Kops - Jul 21, 2019

COME FROM AWAY, Irene Sankoff and David Hein's (Book, Music and Lyrics) multi award winning musical about the other side of the 9/11 story, has captivated Melbourne hearts in its beautiful heartwarming celebration of the best of the human spirit. 

Beverley Bass, Real-Life Pilot Featured in COME FROM AWAY, Will Release Book 'Me and  Photo Beverley Bass, Real-Life Pilot Featured in COME FROM AWAY, Will Release Book 'Me and the Sky'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2019

Captain Beverley Bass, the pilot who is featured in the musical Come From Away, is releasing a book!

Real-life Inspirations Behind Hit Musical COME FROM AWAY Arrive In Melbourne Photo Real-life Inspirations Behind Hit Musical COME FROM AWAY Arrive In Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Thirteen of the real-life inspirations behind Broadway hit musical Come From Away arrive in Melbourne tonight ahead of its premiere at the Comedy Theatre on Saturday 20 July, including former Mayors of Gander and Appleton, Claude Elliot and Derm Flynn; the first female captain for American Airlines, Beverley Bass; and Gander Police Chief, Oz Fudge.

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