Come From Away, winner of multiple Tony and Olivier Awards is a true story of the 38 planes that had to land unexpectedly in the town of Gander in Newfoundland. The characters are based on the actual residents of Gander that sheltered and fed the 7000 stranded passengers. The musical was conceptualized by Irene Sankoff and David Hein after their visit to the Newfoundland town on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. During their visit, the pair learned about the goodwill of its inhabitants and decided to interview the citizens of Gander. Using the interview, the husband and wife have crafted a compelling narrative that incorporates the real-life events in a gripping musical.
Come From Away features a thrilling folk-rock score that incorporates Gaelic elements, lending the production even more authenticity. The emotions on display on the stage work wonderfully to showcase the current state of affairs around the world and our need to come together as one people. The blockbuster musical is also currently being adapted for the big screen that's expected to come together in a couple of years.
Come From Away is the story of Gander and how its residents learn about the devastating 9/11 terrorist attacks. Soon after, 38 flights are forced to land at Gander Airport, and the town’s population doubles immediately. While the small Newfoundland town is not equipped to handle all stranded travelers, the local people quickly spring into action. The rest of the musical showcases surprising moments of kindness and warmth as the travelers begin to bond with the inhabitants. Friendships are forged and people make life-long connections with each other during difficult times. Follow the heartwarming story of Gander, set against one of the greatest tragedies in the modern world.
Come From Away features iconic numbers with music, and lyrics by David Hein and Irene Sankoff, musical staging by Kelly Devine, musical arrangements and musical supervision by Ian Eisendrath .
Book your online tickets for Come from Away musical and secure your seats now! Watch the Gander residents learn about the devastating 9/11 terrorist attacks at the Phoenix Theatre, London.
Booking Period: From 22 July - 07 Jan 2023
A West End theatre, the Phoenix opened in 1930 with Noel Coward's Private Lives. The show featured Coward himself in the cast, along with Gertrude Lawrence, Adrienne Allen, and a young Laurence Olivier. The Phoenix Theatre entrance is located on the corner of Charing Cross Road and Flitcroft Street and features a four-column rotunda atop the canopy featuring an attic with square windows. Over its almost century-long existence, the Phoenix Theatre has hosted many successful plays including John Gielgud's Love for Love, Paul Scofield and Peter Brook in the mid-fifties, Canterbury Tales, and many others.
Seating Capacity: 1012
Phoenix Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.
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Address: Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JP, United Kingdom
Tube: The nearest tube stations are Tottenham Court Road (Central and Northern Line) and Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly Line).
Bus:14, 24, 29, 134, 14, 19, 24, 38, 176.
Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, and Coat check.
Accessibility: Phoenix Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Phoenix Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside the venue.
You can book online tickets to Come from Away from 22 July - 07 Jan 2023.
The ticket price for Come from Away will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £24.
Come from Away is recommended for ages 10 and above.
Come from Away runs for 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Come from Away will start playing in Phoenix Theatre on 22nd July 2021.
You can watch the West End show Come from Away at Phoenix Theatre, London.
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Yes. Since Phoenix Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for Come from Away.
Yes. Children above the age of 10 can attend Come from Away with a separate ticket.
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