This article was published on August 13th, 2018
The world as everyone knew it changed the morning of September 11th, 2001, and not many have succeeded at successfully portraying the fear, anxiety, love, anger, hate, and acceptance as much as the Broadway smash hit Come From Away. Now, in an upcoming North American tour, Come From Away has officially announced their new cast list which includes numerous veterans from the professional theatrical world.
Winner of an onslaught of awards including best show, best musical, and the Tony award for best director, Come From Away tells the real-life story of 7,000 passengers stranded in the days following the terrorist attacks on September 11th and the small town in Newfoundland, Canada that welcomed them. Seen by thousands to completely sold out shows to this day at the Gerard Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway, Come From Away will be seen in theatres across Canada brought to you by Broadway Across Canada.
This touring production of Come From Away will star Kevin Carolan (Disney’s Newsies), Nick Duckart (In the Heights), Harter Clingman (Peter and The Starcatcher), Becky Gulsvig (School of Rock the Musical), Chamblee Ferguson, Julie Johnson (Memphis), Christine Toy Johnson (The Music Man), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess), Megan McGinnis (Les Misérables), Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific), Danielle K. Thomas (Avenue Q), Emily Walton (August Osage County), Marika Aubrey, Jane Bunting, Michael Brian Dunn, Julie Garnyé, Adam Halpin and Aaron Michael Ray.
With a second company in Canada currently playing to standing-room-only audiences in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, the Canadian company of Come From Away just finisheda four-week sold out engagement in Winnipeg. The Canadian 2019 tour dates are: March 5-10 at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre, March 12-17 at Edmonton’s Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, March 19-24 at Calgary’s Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and August 20 – September 1 at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre.
For tickets, visit www.broadwayacrosscanada.ca