Come From Away at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre tickets
Come From Away at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre tickets

Come From Away

About the show

Multi award-winning Canadian musical Come From Away has received huge critical success on Broadway, and continues to draw fans from across the globe. This uplifting, emotional musical about a huge act of kindness in a small Newfoundland town is based on the true events of 9/11, and is currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

A breath-taking new musical, Come From Away takes audiences into the heart of Gander, Newfoundland during the 9/11 attacks. As flights were grounded across the US, 7,000 passengers and crew were stranded in Gander, and residents found their population suddenly doubled in size. Despite hatred and fear spreading in the days following the terrifying attacks, one small town welcomed passengers from all over the world. With a live onstage band and standout songs including “Me and the Sky” and “I Am Here”, Come From Away is an unmissable celebration of humankind at its best.

Come From Away features an ensemble cast playing multiple roles, including Jenn Colella (If/Then, Chaplin), Jim Walton (Sunset Boulevard, 42nd Street) and Caesar Samayoa (Sister Act, The Pee Wee Herman Show). The onstage band includes nine musicians led by conductor Ian Eisendrath.

The show’s book, music and lyrics are 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. It is directed by Tony Award-winner Christopher Ashley, whose credits include Memphis, The Rocky Horror Show and Xanadu, with set design by Beowulf Boritt, musical staging by Kelly Devine and sound design by Gareth Owen.

Based on the testimony of real Newfoundlanders and “plane people”, Come From Away at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is a moving true story showing that even in our darkest moments, kindness and friendship can be found.

Recommended for

Anyone who loves new musicals will want to grab Come From Away tickets. The musical has seen standing ovations across the globe, won Drama Desk and Tony Awards, and is an emotional, heart-warming story which soars above the hype.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 10+. No under 4s

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Dates and times

Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes (no intermission)
Opened: 18 Feb 2017
Press night: 12 Mar 2017
Booking from: 15 Nov 2019
Booking until: 01 Mar 2020

Location and map

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
236 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036

36 Reviews Add review

This was the third show I tried for rush tickets today but I'm so glad I got this one. This show just makes you feel better about the... More

marcm1 5 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Come from Away is a must see show, the cast and book are exceptional and the story is deeply meaningful and moving. The music is lively... More

rebeccaittenbach 8 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I went not knowing what the show would be about (because I try to intentionally filter out reviews so that I can get fresh impressions).... More

MartyGoesToBroadway 5 reviews, 0 helpful votes

An incredible must-see show! It exceeded all my expectations, and I love this show. So glad its also in the West End now.

mynamemolly 5'1, 139 reviews, 1 helpful vote

An amazing show, both funny and touching. It really shows the spirit of a community and how people from all over the world can come... More

chrishuyen 5'6'', 16 reviews, 1 helpful vote

The show is absolutely beautiful. The story and the music is stunning and the cast are phenomenal!

lydiadeetz 5"4, 19 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great show! Emotional, funny, inspirational. Nothing to dislike about this show. Cast is very talented!

alysonp 11 reviews, 0 helpful votes

LucasB 176cm, 34 reviews, 2 helpful votes

I was not expecting this show to be as amazing as it was. I love how it's a small cast, who each play multiple characters. Not to mention... More

courtneyneary 24 reviews, 0 helpful votes