On September 11, 2001, the United States shut down its airspace in response to the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington D.C., and Pennsylvania. There were still hundreds of international flights crossing the Atlantic and Pacific bound for destinations now closed to them and were ordered to land in Canada. Come From Away takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town of Gander in the province of Newfoundland, Canada.
Broadway’s Come From Away is a Best Musical winner all across North America!
Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.
“Exuberant! A reminder of who we are all meant to be.” – The Washington Post
“A celebration of the best of humankind.” – The Daily Beast
“You can sense the connections with the show being felt in the theatre, row by row.” – Variety