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The story behind Come From Away

The story behind Come From Away

Behind the story of Come From Away

Robin Johnson

By Robin Johnson First Published 25 July 2018, Last Updated 25 July 2018

There’s nothing more inspiring than a true story brought to the masses on stage. And in Come From Away, the transferring musical story of friendship in the wake of crisis, the West End has another sure-fire heart-warmer.

Below, you can watch as Come From Away’s writers and creative team talk us through the places and events that led to Tony Award-winning tale.


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The moving story behind Come From Away…

The creative team behind Come From Away UK explain how the heart warming story became a musical … ✈️🌎 Find out more at http://bit.ly/2LLQYU7

Posted by Official London Theatre on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Following record-breaking runs in Canada, across the USA and on Broadway, where it was nominated for seven Tony Awards (winning Best Direction of a Musical), Come From Away tells the incredible real-life tale of the 7,000 air passengers grounded in Canada after 9/11.

Come From Away begins performances at the Phoenix Theatre on 30 January 2019.


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