Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre tickets
Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre tickets

Come From Away tickets from £16.50

Tickets from £16.50

About the show

Multi-award-winning Canadian musical Come From Away arrives in the West End, following huge critical success on Broadway. Transferring to the Phoenix Theatre in February 2019, the show will receive a prior run at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin from December 2018 to January 2019. Created by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the emotional musical is based around the true events of 9/11.

A breath-taking new musical, Come From Away delves into the heart of a small town in Newfoundland during the terrifying attacks. In the days following 9/11 when flights were grounded across the United States, Canada worked with the US Federal Aviation Authority to prevent further threats by routing planes through Canada.

As a result, there were 7,000 passengers stranded in the small town of Newfoundland. With the population suddenly doubled, the townsfolk rallied to look after the disorientated and grieving guests. Come From Away sees new friendships forged as hatred spreads across the world, showing that even in the darkest of days, light can be found.

With a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the husband and wife duo behind My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, Come From Away is only their second musical. Directed by Tony Award-winner Christopher Ashley, whose Broadway credits include Memphis, Xanadu, and The Rocky Horror Show, the production features set design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Gareth Owen.

The show stars Rachel Tucker (Wicked), Nathanael Campbell (Sunny Afternoon UK tour), Clive Carter (Oklahoma!), Jenna Boyd (The Wind in the Willows), Mary Doherty (Avenue Q), Helen Hobson (Mamma Mia!), Robert Hands (Spamalot), Harry Morrison (Half A Sixpence), Emma Salvo (The Toxic Avenger), Jonathan Andrew Hume (The Lion King), David Shannon (Les Misérables) and Cat Simmons (Oliver! UK tour).

Further casting includes Bob Harms, Kiara Jay, Kirsty Malpass, Tania Mathurin, Brandon Lee Sears, Mark Dugdale, Jennifer Tierney and Alexander McMorran.

This Drama Desk Award-winning musical has garnered fans from across the globe, and promises to be wildly popular. With a book based on interview transcripts that pays tribute to the goodness in people during a time that divided a nation, this unmissable production plays at London’s Phoenix Theatre from 30 January to 25 May 2019, with a press night on 18 February 2019.

Recommended for

People who love new musicals will already know about this show, so this is the chance to see it without having to plan a trip across the pond.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 10+

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Dates and times

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (without an interval)
Opened: 30 Jan 2019
Press night: 18 Feb 2019
Booking from: 19 Aug 2019
Booking until: 15 Feb 2020

Next available performances

Tuesday 20 Aug 2019--7:30pm
Wednesday 21 Aug 20192:30pm7:30pm
Thursday 22 Aug 2019--7:30pm
Friday 23 Aug 2019--7:30pm
Saturday 24 Aug 20192:30pm7:30pm
Monday 26 Aug 2019--7:30pm
Tuesday 27 Aug 2019--7:30pm

Location and map

Phoenix Theatre
Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H 0JG

911 Reviews Add review

This is such a beautiful show with plenty of humour alongside heartbreaking moments. The music is amazing and well thought out and... More

KathEastaugh 5"10, 58 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great show, lyrical Irish folk music and a heart-warming story. It's amazing that ithis is all based on true stories of the passengers.... More

CookieGhost 165cm, 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

WOW. It is such a beautiful show, made incredible by the ensemble efforts of the cast and the brilliant book and lyrics. The staging... More

bencartwright 6"2, 17 reviews, 0 helpful votes

A moving story that is inventively staged. The score has its standouts but some parts suffer from the generic contemporary theatre... More

yhtan12 160cm, 28 reviews, 8 helpful votes

Brilliant show, emotional, touching, hilarious, inspiring, all those words. I've seen it twice already, have recommended it to all... More

adrianao2 1 review, 0 helpful votes

People had said this show was amazing to me before I saw it but they never really explained why. I agree. It’s difficult to explain.... More

mattharrison1 5’11”, 12 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Incredible show, definitely a must see for all! If each show in the West End were part of a person, this would be the heart. The... More

rachelfoote 5"7, 11 reviews, 2 helpful votes

Wonderful show! It’s very much ensemble dependent, which is something you don’t see as much in many musicals. The choreography is brilliant,... More

nicolepeto1 5"7, 77 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Come From Away was an amazing feel-good tearjerker and I would definitely recommend it to everyone I know

kateseager 8 reviews, 0 helpful votes