This musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hein tells the story of how the residents of a small Canadian town came together to take care of 6,579 airline passengers that were stranded in their town, following the incidents of 9/11. Amidst circumstances that drastically changed the world, the residents of this small Newfoundland town come together to host a global community of strangers. Showcasing the power of human kindness and how humanity trumps hate, “Come From Away” is a must-see Broadway show.
“Come From Away” is directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley and, amongst others, features a groundbreaking performance by Tony nominee Chad Kimball.
Come From Away: Story
The morning of 9/11 has stopped the world. The United States of America has closed down its airspace, resulting in 38 international flights that are now left stranded at Gander, a small Newfoundland town with 7,000 residents. Portraying an unprecedented act of hospitality amongst a time of darkness, the residents of Gander open their doors and welcome passengers from across the world, regardless of sex, age, creed or nationality. Here is a handy link to Come From Away discount tickets.
Know Before You Go
Suitable for audience members 10 and above. Children under 4 will not be admitted.
The theater has a seating capacity of 1,079 in total. For tips on how to choose the best seats, you can refer to our Schoenfeld Theatre Seating Chart Guide.
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in the Theater District.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Less than a year old, running since March 12, 2017, Come From Away has won hearts of both critics and audiences alike. The show has been consistently selling well, having grossed $51,277,948..
The play was nominated for 7 Tonys and won the 2014 Tony Award for Direction of a Musical. It was also nominated for 9 Drama Desk Awards, and won the 2017 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
Come From Away Reviews
Show Score: 91
About Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Formerly known as the Plymouth, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre was built in 1917, and was the architect Herbert Krapp’s first independent commission. Initially, it was leased to producer Arthur M. Hopkins who was highly successful in booking it. The Schoenfeld was rechristened in 2005 in honor of legendary playwright Gerald Schoenfeld. With a seating capacity of 1079, spread across the orchestra, mezzanine, box and standing row, Schoenfeld is a moderately sized theater. You can find the seating chart here.
Come From Away Discount Tickets
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