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‘Come From Away’ is one of Broadway’s most inspiring and heartfelt productions, and is soon making its way across Atlantic. This musical is set in the week following the horrific September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and tells the true story of what took place in the small town of Gander in the aftermath of these attacks. With music and lyrics by Tony Award Nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, this musical has been hailed as “one of the most refreshing pieces of art” and has garnered positive reviews from almost everyone who has watched it. If Come From Away London tickets are what you're looking for, then you've landed on the right page.
About the Show
‘Come From Away’ is a deeply moving and touching story of human kindness, heroic hospitality and basic humanity in the face of perilous times. The 9/11 terrorist attacks shocked not only America but the entire world and left people scared, uncertain and full of disbelief. During these difficult times, the people of Gander managed to muster up the courage and valour to welcome 7000 strangers into their town and homes. Cultures clashed, tension and apprehension were in the air and mistrust was at its peak, but in the end compassion, empathy and kind-heartedness prevailed. This musical beautifully captures humanity and celebrates the indomitable human spirit. Despite the subtle differences in the way we look, where we come from or the languages we speak in, at the end of the day we all belong to one, big global family.
The show opened on Broadway in March 2017 and from its very first show has been a raging success. Although ‘Come From Away’ hasn’t performed on London’s West End, given its track record on Broadway, you can be absolutely sure that this musical will be received well by the ardent West End fans.
Also, here’s a handy link to the seat availability and real time prices for different seats/dates for Come From Away on Headout.
‘Come From Away’ beautifully recounts the true story of the people of Gander, Newfoundland and how they welcomed 7000 stranded travellers from all over the world, in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. In the week following the attacks, the US Government closed off US airspaces, forcing 38 international aircrafts to change their routes and land unexpectedly at Gander in Newfoundland, a small town with a minuscule population. The Gander townspeople, despite being afraid and anxious themselves, put their inhibitions aside and welcomed the passengers, who were terrified themselves and made them feel safe and comfortable.
‘Come From Away’ shows the hospitality, benevolence and kindness of the people of Gander and paints a beautiful picture of how unity in the face of adversity always triumphs. As one writer beautifully put it - “On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.”
Know Before You Go
Suitable for ages 10 and up.
The Phoenix Theatre has a seating capacity of 1008.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
As mentioned earlier, this musical, since its very first show has been a huge hit and has sat well with both critics and the general public. ‘Come From Away’ has been nominated for an astounding 7 Tony Awards in the categories of ‘Best Musical’, ‘Best Book of a Musical’, ‘Best Original Score’ and ‘Best Choreography’. The musical has also been nominated for a number of Drama Desk Awards, winning the prestigious award in the categories of ‘Outstanding Musical’ and ‘Outstanding Book of a Musical’.
It has also won the Outer Critics Circle Award for ‘Outstanding Broadway Musical’. In the 2018 Grammy Awards, the musical was nominated for ‘Best Musical Theater Album’. All these awards and accolades imply one thing - you simply have to watch this show!
“Try, if you must, to resist the gale of good will that blows out of "Come From Away," the big bearhug of a musical that opened on Sunday night at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. But even the most stalwart cynics may have trouble staying dry-eyed during this portrait of heroic hospitality under extraordinary pressure...this Canadian-born production, written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein and directed by Christopher Ashley, is as honorable in its intentions as it is forthright in its sentimentality.”
– The New York Times
“As long as Come From Away is playing on Broadway, I will recommend it to everyone. Everyone.”
– Broadway World
Come From Away London Tickets
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Have a look at the real-time seat availability and prices of different sections for Come From Away London. In the interactive seat-map, select the date that you would like to watch the show and check out the seats available for that day. You can filter the seats as per your desired price range and purchase tickets directly.
Phoenix Theatre - Come From Away London Ticket Prices
Stalls: £48 - £108
Dress Circle: £48 - £108
Grand Circle: £24 - £48
Phoenix Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats for Come From Away London.
Come From Away London Lottery, TKTS, Day Seats
Apart from getting tickets for Come From Away online, there are other ways to obtain West End tickets for cheap, such as:
TKTS: The TKTS booth obtains its inventory directly from the theatre based on availability, and sells them for cheap.
Come From Away London TKTS
TKTS booths offer discounted tickets for certain shows, and can only be collected in person. Unlike New York, there is only one TKTS booth in all of London. You can check the availability of tickets for the show of your choice at the official TKTS website.
Come From Away TKTS tickets will be available once the show premieres.
LOTTERY: The winner takes it all! You can try your luck to obtain tickets for a performance on the same day at discounted rates!
Come From Away London Lottery
Currently, no lotteries are available for this show. Keep a tab on this space for more details.
DAY TICKETS: These are tickets that are made available at the theatre on the day of the show.
Come From Away London Day Tickets
Day Seats are discounted tickets that are available for purchase, and are to be used, on the same day at the theatre. Please note that the availability of tickets is based on the discretion of the Phoenix Theatre Box Office, and may not be available for all shows.
Day Seats at Phoenix Theatre are currently unavailable for purchase. They will be made available once the show opens.
Q: Is there a way to purchase TKTS tickets online, instead of waiting in line at the TKTS booths?
A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.
Q: What is the recommended age limit for the show?
A: Come From Away London is suitable for those of age 10 and up.
Q: What time should I arrive at Phoenix theatre?
A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.
Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.
Q: What do I wear to the show?
A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended.
Q: Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discount tickets for Come From Away London?
A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.