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


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: 25 Apr 2019
Booking until: 14 Sep 2019

Next available performances

Thursday 25 Apr 2019--7:30pm
Friday 26 Apr 2019--7:30pm
Saturday 27 Apr 20192:30pm7:30pm
Monday 29 Apr 2019--7:30pm
Tuesday 30 Apr 2019--7:30pm
Wednesday 01 May 20192:30pm7:30pm
Thursday 02 May 2019--7:30pm

Location and map

Phoenix Theatre
Charing Cross Road
London, WC2H 0JG

437 Reviews Add review

Come from Away.docx 1/1 Come from Away, Phoenix Theatre After all the hype I always worry I will be the lone voice muttering... More

braintree 155cm, 62 reviews, 6 helpful votes

Come From Away recreates the story of over 7,000 people who find themselves grounded in Newfoundland when 9/11 closes US airspace,... More

MrMHurst 5"9', 21 reviews, 12 helpful votes

This being my 56th show, I can honestly say this is the best show I have ever seen. I implore everybody to see it. Partly because I... More

racheltatam 169cm, 39 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I saw the show while it was still in previews, and it absolutely blew me away. I hadn't listened to much of the soundtrack (only eight... More

aimeelucas 10 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great songs - almost sung-through - and very clever but simple staging. What raised the show to such a high level (and had me bawling... More

paulaedwards 3 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I’m Canadian and I knew the story as it was on the national news prior to the show. Almost every Canadian airport received planes on... More

cliffordchan 1 review, 0 helpful votes

This show is a must see! It tells an incredible story in such a captivating and emotive way. The way the show is presented (don't want... More

small-sophie 160cm, 49 reviews, 13 helpful votes

It's quite an intimate theatre and all the staff were lovely. Show was absolutely phenomenal and I cried multiple times from all the... More

oliviaseidler 5"3, 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I sobbed uncontrollably several times, but I also laughed out loud, smiled till it hurt my cheeks and danced along in my seat. Everyone... More

gemmarowell 5ft4, 3 reviews, 0 helpful votes