COME FROM AWAY to return to Winnipeg at Centennial Concert Hall
Broadway Across Canada is delighted to announce the Nationwide Tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that has welcomed the world, will return to Winnipeg at the Centennial Concert Hall for a limited engagement of the October 25 to 30. , 2022.
COME FROM AWAY will be available for groups of 10 or more from today. Group buyers can purchase their tickets by email Canada.Groups@BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca or by calling 1.800.889.8457. Information on single tickets will be published next spring.
COME FROM AWAY features book, music and lyrics by Olivier, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award winners and Grammy and two-time Tony Award nominees Irene Sankoff & David Hein, directed by Tony Award winner and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Christophe ashley, musical production by the winner of the Olivier Prize and two times nominated for the Tony Award Kelly devine, and musical supervision by the winner of the Olivier Prize and nominated for the Grammy Awards Ian eisendrath.
COME FROM AWAY Presents Stage Design by Tony Award Winner Beowulf boritt, costume design by Tony Award nominee Toni-Leslie James, two-time Tony Award winning lighting design Howell binkley, sound design by Olivier & Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony Award nominee Gareth Owen, orchestrations of the winner of an Olivier Award and nominated for the Grammy & Tony Award August Eriksmoen, and musical arrangements by the winner of the Olivier Prize and nominated at the Grammy Awards Ian eisendrath and casting by Telsey + Company.
COME FROM AWAY tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town of Newfoundland that greeted them. Cultures clashed and nerves were on edge, but unease turned to trust, music flew into the night, and gratitude turned into lasting friendships.
On September 11, 2001, the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
Winner of “Best Musical” in North America, the hit musical won the Tony Award for “Best Direction in a Musical” (Christophe ashley), 4 Olivier Awards (London) including âBest New Musicalâ, 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards (NYC) including âOutstanding New Broadway Musicalâ, 3 Drama Desk Awards (NYC) including âOutstanding Musicalâ, 4 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Prize (North American tour) including “Best production”, 4 Helene hayes Awards (DC) including “exceptional production of a musical”, 4 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards (Seattle) including “Excellence in Producing a Musical”, 6 San Diego Critics Circle Awards, including “Outstanding New Musical”, 3 Toronto Theater Critics Awards including “Best New Musical”, 3 Dora Awards (Toronto) including “Outstanding New Musical / OpÃ©ra” and “Exceptional Production”, and the 2017 Jon kaplan People’s Choice Award (Toronto).
The original recording of the Grammy-nominated Broadway cast of COME FROM AWAY is available digitally and in stores worldwide. Grammy Award Winner David Lai, and the Grammy nominees Ian eisendrath, August Eriksmoen, Irene Sankoff & David Hein served as album producers.
The Apple Original Films filmed version of the Tony & Olivier Award-winning hit musical COME FROM AWAY, produced by Hasbro’s entertainment studio eOne, will premiere on Apple TV + on Friday, September 10. COME FROM AWAY, which marks the first Broadway show to air on Apple TV +, is directed by Tony Award winner Christophe ashley, which ran the original Broadway production, and features a member-led ensemble from the Broadway show. COME FROM AWAY’s live performance was filmed in New York at Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in May 2021, where the Broadway production is staged, for an audience including 9/11 survivors and frontline workers; and employed over 200 people, including Broadway team, staff and creative teams.
COME FROM AWAY is produced by Junkyard Dog Productions (Randy Adams, Marleen and Kenny alhadeff and Sue frost), Jerry frankel, Latitude link, Smith & Brant Theatricals, Steve & Paula reynolds, David Mirvish, Michel rubinoff, Alhadeff Productions, Michael alden & Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Sam Levy, Rodney Rigby, Spencer ross, Richard winkler, Yonge Street Theaters, Sheridan College, Michael & Ellise Coit, Ronald frankel, Sheri & The Biller, Richard & Sherry Belkin, MarlÃ¨ne & Gary Cohen, Allan Detsky & Rena mendelson, Lauren doll, Barbara H. freitag, Wendy gillespie, Laura Little Theaters, Carl & Jennifer pasbjerg, Radio Mouse Entertainment, the Shubert Organization, Cynthia Stroum, Tulchin Bartner Manufacturing, Gwen Arment/Molly morris & Terry mcnicholas, Maureen & Joel benoliel/ Marjorie & Ron Danz, Pamela cooper/Corey Brunish, Bizar / Square 1 Theater Demos, Joshua Goodman/Lauren Stevens, Adam blanshay Productions /Judith Ann Abrams Productions, Bill & Linda potter/ Rosemary & Kenneth willman, and La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle Repertory Theater.
COME FROM AWAY was initially co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle Repertory Theater, and presented in 2016 by Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC and Mirvish Productions at the Royal Alexandra Theater in Toronto, CA. COME FROM AWAY (NAMT Festival 2013) was originally developed as part of the Canadian Music Theater Project, Michel rubinoff Producer, Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, Canada and was developed at the Goodspeed Musicals New Artist Festival in East Haddam, CT. The Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Fifth Avenue Theater in Seattle WA also provided development support.
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HEALTH AND SAFETY NOTE: To prioritize the safety of the public, staff, cast and crew, Broadway Across Canada will follow government and public health recommendations and observe enhanced safety protocols to allow reopening at the Centennial Concert Hall. In accordance with the mandates of the Government of Manitoba, Broadway Across Canada and the Centennial Concert Hall will require proof of vaccination for entry to all shows. Customers 12 years and older must now show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Anyone 19 years of age or older must present a government issued photo ID with proof of vaccination.
Masks will be mandatory for 5+ and must be worn at all times, with the exception of eating and drinking in the theater. Please visit the Broadway Across Canada Health and Safety Protocol page at: https://centennialconcerthall.com/Online/.
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