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Come From Away - 2016 - Washington, DC (Regional)

$18-$71

Come From Away is the breathtaking new musical that played record-breaking engagements in San Diego and Seattle-and now it is coming to Ford's Theatre. Written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, this is the stunning production from Tony®-nominated directorChristopher Ashley (Memphis) that the Los Angeles Times calls "an affecting and stirring new musical."

On September 11th, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland. The locals opened their hearts and homes, and hosted this international community of strangers for a week-spurring unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances. Featuring a rousing score of folk and rock, Come From Away honors the better angels of our nature, revealing hope and humanity in a time of darkness.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes

Ford's Theatre

( Washington, DC)
511 10th Street, NW
Washington, DC
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
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by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
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by BWW Staff - Sep 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2020
The Broadway and North American Tour casts of Come From Away come together in song to pay it forward in service, spirit & strength.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
On 9th September 2020 an intimate concert featuring Alice Fearn, Sandra Marvin, and Tim Howar performing at L-Acoustics Creations sound space in London premiered in support of charities to assist the UK theatre community who has been adversely affected by Covid-19 cancellations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
You can now buy Come From Away face masks! $5 from every mask will be donated to The Actors Fund.
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - Aug 27, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced that Sheldon Epps will join the theatre's leadership team as Senior Artistic Advisor. Epps steps into the new role as the theatre reevaluates its 2020-2021 season amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The Van Wezel announces additional shows for 2021! PROUD Tina: The Ultimate Tribute to Tina Turner comes to the Van Wezel for its Sarasota debut. The Sweet Caroline tour returns to the Hall by popular demand, and single tickets for Neil Berg's 112 Years of Broadway will be available this week. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Mirvish Productions mourns the death of Howell Binkley, one of the premier lighting designers in the world. He died August 14, 2020 in North Carolina, his wife, Joyce, told the Winston-Salem Journal. He was 64 and had lung cancer. In honour of Howell Binkley, the lights of the Royal Alexandra and Princess of Wales Theatre will be dimmed on 8/18.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
AKA, the award-winning, global, fully-integrated entertainment advertising agency that 'gets people to go places,' celebrates 10 years in NYC today and marks the milestone by announcing additions to the senior team and officially launching its U.S. West Coast operations.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (7pm) with Moments in the Woods. Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Alexander, Todrick Hall, Mandy Gonzalez, Andréa Burns, Seth Rudetsky, and more to raise funds to support the Hancock - French Woods Arts Alliance.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Yesterday, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of lighting designer Howell Binkley after a battle with lung cancer. Members of the theatre community have been paying tribute to Binkley on social media.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Tony Award-winning lighting designer, Howell Binkley, has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Binkley is currently represented on Broadway by his work on Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Come From Away.