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COME FROM AWAY Co-Writer Irene Sankoff Will Play Bonnie in Ottawa Production
by Joshua Wright - Jun 4, 2024


BroadwayWorld has learned that Irene Sankoff, co-writer of Come From Away with her husband David Hein, will star in a replica production of the musical in Ottawa this summer when the Canadian production reopens there ahead of its return to Toronto. 

Cast Set For New Canadian Production of COME FROM AWAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2024


The cast has been announced for the new Canadian production of the multi-award-winning global sensation Come From Away.

HOW WE GOT TO JERSEY �" A Tale of Two Frankies Comes to The John Saunders Centre
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2024


Both Jeff and Adrian were awarded the role of playing Frankie Valli in the hit musical Jersey Boys, time and time again!  And that is what Theatre Collingwood’s latest show, HOW WE GOT TO JERSEY – A Tale of Two Frankies is all about!

Theatre Collingwood's 40th Anniversary Season Kicks-Off
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2024


Celebrate Theatre Collingwood's 40th anniversary season with a spectacular showcase. The season kicks off with sold-out performances, marking a milestone in the theatre's history.

Theatre Collingwood Announces Their 40th Anniversary Year Programming For 2024
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2024


Theatre Collingwood announces their exciting collection of productions and events for their 40th anniversary year in 2024.

Performers Announced for Fifth Eddies Music Hall of Fame
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2023


The performance line-up for the fifth annual Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Monday, March 27 at Universal Preservation Hall has been announced.

Photos: Go Inside The COME FROM AWAY Gander Concerts
by Team BWW - Sep 21, 2022


Go inside Come From Away: The Concert Steele Community Centre in Gander and September 19-21 at the Mary Brown's Centre in St. John's, which brought home the musical about the small Canadian town that temporarily doubled in population in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and tells the real-life stories of the people from there, and those who came from away. 

Petrina Bromley, Clint Butler, Kate Etienne & More to Star in COME FROM AWAY: THE CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022


A dynamic group of performers from several ‘Come From Away’ companies around the world will assemble for this special presentation. The concerts will welcome home Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, Petrina Bromley (from the original Broadway cast) and Clint Butler and Kate Etienne (from the Toronto cast).

Eclipse Theatre Co. Presents Original Canadian Song Cycle 'TIL THEN
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022


Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the live presentation of 'TIL THEN, an original Canadian song cycle of 3 stories and 18 new songs by 24 writers including, Chantal Kreviazuk, Leslie Arden, Britta Johnson, Colleen & Akiva, Richard Ouzounian and many more.

New Canadian Musical GROW to Release Music Video for 'Grow'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020


Musical theatre lovers worldwide are invited to tune in for the debut of a brand new music video for “Grow”, the title song from the highly-anticipated original Canadian musical, premiering as of 9 AM EST December 17, 2020.

Angelwalk Theatre Presents BACKSTAGE TEA With Alene Degian and Danny Sylvan
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020


Angelwalk Theatre will bring some musical theatre fun to the fall lineup with its brand-new online series Backstage Tea, airing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm (EST) starting October 20th and available until 11:59 pm (EST) the following Monday. The series will run for a total of 9 episodes, with the final episode airing on December 15th.

Canadian Cast of COME FROM AWAY Hosts Virtual Cabaret
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020


On May 4 and 5, Canadians are invited to join the sensational Come from Away cast and band for a one-of-a-kind virtual cabaret-style show in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Is As Heartfelt And Timely As Ever Before
by Isabella Perrone - Dec 16, 2019


Following a transfer to the Elgin Theatre that lasted most of 2019, COME FROM AWAY has returned to its original Toronto home, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, in full form. Under director Christopher Ashley, writers and composers' Irene Sankoff and David Hein story of what happened in the town of Gander, Newfoundland, in the days following 9/11 maintains all the charm that it held before moving.

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Actors Want You To Pay It Forward On 9/11
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019


Five actors who play the same role in the Broadway musical Come From Away and the man they portray, Kevin Tuerff, are promoting the 18th Annual Pay it Forward 9/11, founded by Tuerff.

Five COME FROM AWAY Actors And The Man They Portray Join Live Global Webinar
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2019


For the first time ever, five actors who portray the same role in a Broadway musical will gather in a virtual online conference room to share stories with the man they portray (Kevin Tuerff), and answer questions from fans.

Mainstage Theatre Company's DREAM BIG Cabaret Comes to Lula Lounge
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2019


You have seen them in huge current musical shows like Come From Away and Dear Evan Hansen or in the past in shows like Kinky Boots and Jersey Boys. Now you have an opportunity to see some of the city's biggest musical theatre stars perform in the intimate setting of the Lula Lounge (Dundas Street W), one night only, on Monday June 24. As Jeff Madden star of Jersey Boys and Come From Away puts it, 'The audience is going to see and hear some of this country's finest singing actors sharing their talent in a more intimate setting than usual. That in of itself makes it worthwhile. You can add the extra joy of knowing that your money will be going towards top-notch musical theatre programming for youth. It's a huge win.'

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY in Toronto Celebrates 500 Performances
by Alan Henry - Apr 17, 2019


Come From Away celebrated its 500th performance in Toronto with a giant cake, and producer Randy Adams on hand to say a few words. Check out the video below!

COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets for 12 More Weeks of Performances
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019


The Canadian production of COME FROM AWAY, a "Best Musical" Award winner across North America, and now on stage at its new home, the Elgin Theatre, continues to play to sold out houses and thrill Toronto audiences, demanding yet another extension. Twelve more weeks of performances - 99,000 tickets, will be added from July 2 through September 29, 2019 at the Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street.

Exclusive: The Canadian Company Of COME FROM AWAY Welcomes Islanders to the Rock in Return Concert Engagement
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019


For the Toronto company of Come From Away, their return to Newfoundland this week is a homecoming of sorts - bringing back to the island the musical that tells the stories of those who were stranded there, and the Canadians who took them in, following the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001. For the first time since the original TorontoBroadway company performed the musical in concert for the town of Gander - the musical has returned to 'the rock,' this time for a week of performances in St. John's, Newfoundland at the Holy Heart Theatre.

COME FROM AWAY Newfoundland Concerts Sell Out Amid 'Ticket Mania'
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018


The CBC reports that tickets for the COME FROM AWAY concert performances sold out in record time, with both a wait to purchase online, as well as lines around the block at the Holy Heart Theatre in St. John's, Newfoundland.

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