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

Come From Away tickets from £18.00

Tickets from £18.00

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 Thaxton (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: 16 Oct 2019
Booking until: 15 Feb 2020

Next available performances

Wednesday 16 Oct 20192:30pm7:30pm
Thursday 17 Oct 2019--7:30pm
Friday 18 Oct 2019--7:30pm
Saturday 19 Oct 20192:30pm7:30pm
Monday 21 Oct 2019--7:30pm
Tuesday 22 Oct 2019--7:30pm
Wednesday 23 Oct 20192:30pm--

Location and map

Phoenix Theatre
Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H 0JG

1191 Reviews Add review

This show was an incredible experience. It had me very much engaged in every second. It is 100 minutes without an interval, which makes... More

cleliagessner 13 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Excellent show! There’s a reason why it’s won all those awards. Highly recommended. Technically brilliant. The writers/lyricist are... More

sarahp9 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Such a powerful, emotional and uplifting show, already loved the music but seeing it live definitely lived up to pretty much all expectations!... More

mandahackner 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Come From Away was amazing! A big well done to everyone involved with the London production. The actors were great taking us on an... More

mandyh5 1 review, 0 helpful votes

Bought these tickets as a celebration treat and my goodness what a treat, the show is phenomenal! One of the best pieces of musical... More

np2 5 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Just amazing. The story, the music, the movement, everything. The cast was incredible! Very different to other musicals, set was very... More

sophieann98 5”6, 9 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Believe the hype. This is such a fantastic show. Great tunes, brilliant choreography and a strong cast of performers who actually look... More

jimd3 5' 10", 11 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I've only just actually left the theatre and literally do not have the words to explain how beautiful and heart warming this show was... More

landoflola 5"7, 35 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I knew nothing about this show and hadn't heard any of the music but I'm so glad I went to see it. Incredible performances from both... More

oliver-jamesgratton 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes