Come From Away the musical tickets are the perfect treat for every fan of joyously uplifting West End theatre. Come From Away tickets are a celebration of all that’s good in our world. Perhaps you’re ‘an islander’ looking for the best Come From Away theatre tickets for a first flight aboard this Tony and Olivier Award winning musical? Or maybe you’re returning to Newfoundland and you fancy upgrading to first class! Either way, you’ll find your perfect tickets for Come From Away in London on sale now. We’ve got great seats at all prices and you can even check out the best seat reviews on our interactive seat map.
Come From Away is the heart-warming show we all need right now!
What’s Come From Away about?
Winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Come From Away has taken the West End by storm. Playing to standing ovations at every performance, Come From Away continues sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway, in Canada and Australia, as well as here in London’s beautiful Phoenix Theatre.
Come From Away is an uplifting, heart breaking, but ultimately joyful celebration of the human spirit. It’s the real-life story of 7,000 air passengers who were stranded in Gander, a tiny Newfoundland town, when North American airspace was shut down in the wake of 9/11. The people of Gander rallied as this tiny community came to the aid of these ‘come from aways’, putting their own lives on hold to welcome the world’s strangers into their homes and hearts.
From adversity, friendships grew and as music soared and cultural barriers were torn down, bonds were formed which would last a lifetime. Come From Away is a celebration of hope, humanity and unity.
Awarded the Tony® Award for Best Direction of a Musical, Christopher Ashley’s production takes audiences on a journey through a colourful and spirited cast of characters, brought to life by Tony® and Grammy® nominated writing team Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
Come From Away songs
Beautifully fusing Musical Theatre with Folk, this Grammy nominated show includes the songs Welcome To The Rock, 38 Planes, 28 Hours/Wherever We Are, Darkness and Trees, Lead Us Out of the Night, I Am Here, Prayer, and the outstanding Me And The Sky.
Come From Away awards
In 2017, Come From Away won four Helen Hayes Awards including Outstanding Musical, Direction of a Musical, Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical. Since then, this big-hearted show has gone on to be nominated for 7 Tony Awards (winning for Best Direction of a Musical), nine Drama Desk Awards (winning in three categories including Outstanding Musical) and nine Olivier Awards, winning Best New Musical and Outstanding Achievement in Musical. The US Cast Recording was also nominated in the 2018 Grammy Awards for Best Musical Theater Album.
Come From Away trivia
No plot spoilers – just five fun facts about the show:
1. Come From Away is based on the actual events that happened on September 11th 2001, when North American air space was closed down and planes crossing the Atlantic had to be diverted to Gander, Newfoundland.
2. The show’s characters all share their names with real-life passengers from the planes which landed in Gander on 9/11.
3. The pilot of the 36th plane, Captain Bass, was later promoted as American Airlines’ first ever female captain. She loves Come From Away so much, she’s seen it over 100 times.
4. The trees used on stage are real. Some of the trees in on Broadway get so much artificial light that they continue to grow.
5. The first sound you hear in the show’s opening song, ‘Welcome to the Rock’ is an Irish drum called a Bodhrán, paying tribute to the early settlers to Newfoundland.
What critics said about Come From Away
“This miraculous masterpiece is totally, soul-feedingly wonderful.” - Time Out
“Irresistible and inspiring. It’s a musical that gets everything right.” The Times
“A moving, irresistible show that unapologetically champions kindness.” Financial Times
“A hymn to the power of community.” Evening Standard
“A triumph of both the human spirit and musical theatre.” Sunday Express
Come From Away news
What is Come From Away about? 29 June 2018
Come From Away critic reviews
Come From Away reviews
Come from Away was funny, moving and heartwarming and incredibly well performed. It was a great reminder how small acts of kindness and not being judgmental can help bad situations more tolerable. I walked out of there an even prouder Canadian than when I walked in.
If you only see one musical this year...go and see ‘Come from Away’. Just unbelievable! Such a talented cast! Wonderfully uplifting piece of theatre! Would happily watch again tonight!
Such a wonderful show - funny, sad, compassionate and very uplifting totally restoring faith in the kindness of people. Music was amazing and infectious
Lots of emotions from tears of sadness to tears of laughter and everything in between. Great show.
Absolutely brilliant show.
What an incredible show. A roller coaster of emotion and fun driven by amazing music and lyrics. Makes me want to visit Gander eh!! A must see thanks to all the cast and crew .
We all remember 9/11. This showed that we can all arise above adversity. Uplifting and funny as well. Everyone should go
What a wonderfully uploading play! Fantastic
Excellent music, funny, moving. Actors worked extremely hard and were very clever in how they told the story
This is a brilliant show. The enormous energy and versatility of the cast is impressive all backed up by a great group of musicians.
Fast moving brilliantly performed. Story told with a mixture of sensitivity and humour leading one into an insight into a differet aspect of 9/11
I have never been to see a theatre where no one coughed, shuffled or crackled. We were so engrossed in the story. Still and attentive throughout. There are no stand out stars, all 16 cast members and the band were just great as an ensemble. There was a reflexive standing ovation when we were there yesterday, and I understand this happens each performance. Absolutely quirky, but makes your heart lift.
Such an amazing show. Incredible storyline and total talent. Would highly recommend
A 5horoughly enjoyable production. The cast were impressive and delivered a spectacularperformance.
Amazing show, I was crying all the way through, would definitely recommend
I wasn’t looking forward to this as I was sceptical how the subject could be handled as a musical, but the issues surrounding 9/11 were sensitively represented with honesty and care. The actors & musicians were outstanding. It’s very emotional so bring tissues!
Such a great show, my face hurt from smiling, would highly recommend
Superb production, loved the music and the story. Really high quality performances and singing.
A wonderful emotional musical , definitely one not too miss.
An excellent show, superb cast and musicians. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and would recommend.
Was unsure what this musical would be like. Pleasantly surprised, excellent singing, choreography and music. Enjoyed it very much.
It was fabulous. Highly recommend.
Loved the show!
Second viewing of this for my daughters, early 20’s and myself . Absolutely loved it again .
Excellent entertaining production
Simply amazing how 12 actors and a few band members can tell the story of so many people, and remember every single line. Impressive how the director was able to get something like this together so quickly.
This show was such an emotional rollercoaster but absolutely amazing, it definitely deserved the watching ovation!!
I have a tendency to fall asleep in every musical and this was not the case with Come from Away. It was amazing! The story was beautiful and the whole set up and how the history unravels was genius! Would highly recommend it.
A fantastic play which was put together very well with great music. It had a real feelgood factor to it. The pace was fast and it was good there was no interval. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.
Great show with slick changeovers, convincing acting and wonderful singing.
Wonderful show. I'll be recommending it to others as a must see.
What an incredible show. Great staging and production. The telling of this true event is so spellbinding and I certainly was not aware that any of this had happened. The set was complete genius so simple but effective. I defy anyone not to enjoy this show!
Super charged show, with huge poignancy.
I loved Come From Away. I did cry through most of it because it brought back my own personal memories of 9/11 but I also laughed a lot and left the theatre feeling very positive and satisfied. I love shows that let me get to know characters deeply and feel what they feel. The characters in this show were all very likeable people and it was a pleasure to get to know them and see how their relationships developed. It really showcases the kindness of strangers. We were surprised to learn that there would be no interval but the 100 minutes went very quickly and I think an interval would have made it feel like a show, rather than a reality that we ourselves had entered.
SO SO good! Really recommend it!
I am always open to giving any show the benefit of doubt ana was intrigued to see how they would tackle such an unusual subject matter. Wow! Very impressed. Strong story, cleverly told, informative, tragic, funny, great songs. It was really uplifting and all four of us loved it
What a great show one of the best amazing cast and story a real uplifting story well worth seeing. Loved it.
Come from away, hits you the minute it starts, full of life and activity!! It is a joy to watch. All members of the cast are incredible and the performance a real your de force! A must to see!!
Whilst the play is themed on events circumventing 9/11, it is quite disparate, relating to the knock on events, concentrating on a small distant community. However, the play moves seamlessly through events and is cleverly constructed, simple to follow, but musically very entertaining. Not entirely what I expected but I would say pleasantly surprised and most enjoyable.
One of the best shows I’ve seen. Love the music.
Brilliantly acted and great vocals throughout the entire cast. Set was amazing also. Overall a fantastic show with the most wonderful message of heartfelt generosity and humanity at a time of great tragedy. Hard to imagine anyone not finding this show utterly moving and all hilarious with a big comedy element. Can’ t wait to go again!
No 'best bits' because it was ALL best!
This is an amazing show. It is slick and professional. It is uplifting, funny but at times very poignant. I would recommend this show .. it is a must see... well done to the cast , writer and production team.
Bloody Fantastic xx Funny, serious and sensitive all in one show. Would come to see it again x
Bloody Fantastic xx Funny, serious and sensitive all in one show. Would come to see it again x
I took my grandchildren (aged from 18 to 24) They are all interested in contemporary theatre and thought it amazing.
Excellent bu 15 min too long Begging for donations at the end distasteful and spoilt the show!!!!! B
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Come From Away Cast & Creatives
The London cast includes:
Jenna Boyd, Tarinn Callender, James Doherty, Mary Doherty, Mark Dugdale, Alice Fearn, Kate Graham, Alasdair Harvey, Jonathan Andrew Hume, Harry Morrison, Emma Salvo, Cat Simmons, Chiara Baronti, Ricardo Castro, Stuart Hickey, Sorelle Marsh, Alexander McMorran, Micha Richardson, Jennifer Tierney and Matthew Whennell-Clark
Book, Music & Lyrics – Irene Sankoff & David Hein
Director – Christopher Ashley
Music Supervisor & Musical Arrangements – Ian Eisendrath
Scenic Design – Beowulf Boritt
Lighting Design – Howell Binkley
Sound Design – Gareth Owen
Orchestrations – August Eriksmoen
UK Associate Director/Choreographer – Tara Overfield-Wilkinson
Musical Director and UK Musical Supervisor – Alan Berry
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Suitable For Children
Recommended for ages 10+
When Can I Go
Wednesday 30 January 2019 - Saturday 13 February 2021
Monday - Saturday: 7:30pm
Wednesday and Saturday: 2:30pm
Please note: 22nd November 5pm & 8.30pm performances.
Where Do I Go
Charing Cross Road