Come From Away
Come From Away
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
- Booking Information
Due to a technical malfunction with a receiver, customers who wish to sit in the Dress Circle and use our Sennheiser Infa-red system, for sound enhancement, will need to be seated in numbers Rows A-E, seats 22-28 only in order to receive a signal to the headsets. Stalls seating should be unaffected, so customers should still be fine there to book into Rows C-K, avoiding any restricted view seats on the ends of rows.
Come From Away Cast & Creatives
The London cast includes:
Jenna Boyd, James Doherty, Mark Dugdale, Alice Fearn, Kate Graham, Jonathan Andrew Hume, Harry Morrison, Emma Salvo, Chiara Baronti, Ricardo Castro, Stuart Hickey, Alexander McMorran, Jennifer Tierney, Matthew Whennell-Clark, Robert Hands, Gemma Knight Jones, Kirsty Malpass, Lejaun Sheppard, Sarah Morrison and Lucy Park.
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
- Good To Know
BSL Interpreted (Signed) - Monday 4th July at 19:30
Service provided by TheatreSign, BSL Interpreter is Anna Francis
If you would like to book for access purposes, please contact (our Access Line is 0333 009 5399). Once confirmed not - via Access line, please contact the box office, to advise on seating, as not all areas of the auditorium will be suitable to view the Caption Screens/BSL Interpreter.
Charing Cross Rd London WC2H 0JP
Additional Details & FAQ
- Access Information
For Accessibility information please contact 0333 009 5399 (Monday to Sunday 9am-8pm)
- Cancellation Policy
No refund or exchanges are available after purchase.
- How Does It Work
Please print confirmation and bring along with you to your performance.
- Suitable For Children
Recommended for ages 10+
- Where Do I Go
Charing Cross Road
May 16, 2019
This musical gets everything right. Irresistible and inspiring.
May 16, 2019
This miraculous masterpiece is totally, soul-feedingly wonderful.
May 16, 2019
A hymn to the power of community
Dec 29, 2022
Due to COVID my wife and I have waited over 2 years to get to see this. We were not disappointed. This by far is the most real and uplifting piece of theatre I have experienced. If you haven't yet seen it put it on your bucket list.
Dec 28, 2022
A fantastic musical that bring all emotions to the performance
Dec 16, 2022
I had heard good things about the show. It really lived up to and in fact exceeded expectations. It’s very emotional sad at times but so hopeful. Definitely the best show I have seen for a long time
Dec 9, 2022
Not for me , difficult to understand southern accent. Music lovely. Singing again couldnt understand. Took me 20mins to realise the story line, on hearing 12/September. Then it made sence. I liked the fact it finish at 9.15pm great to get home befoe 11pm. Sorry!! My friend didnt know what the story line was at all!!!!
Nov 4, 2022
I had waited anxsiously for.Come from.away...our seats were upstairs and had very little leg room and the bathrooms not enoughstalls forallye women crowded
Oct 27, 2022
Excellent production Don’t know why I have not seen it before Sad Happy and uplifting performance
Oct 20, 2022
I saw “Come from Away” 3 years ago & raved so much about it my husband wanted to see it. So post pandemic we made it & it did not disappoint. The energy generated by the marvellous cast is contagious. It’s a powerful story exploring many human traits good & bad. The staging, choreography & musical talent of the cast & musicians was superb. What a great experience!
Sep 11, 2022
Every actor and actress have a very attractive way of act. I was so fascinated by them!
Sep 4, 2022
Absolutely incredible show that moves you from laughter to tears in an instant. A must-see for all!
Sep 2, 2022
One of my favorite shows of all time! I've been a theatre goer for decades, Broadway to London and everything in between. Second time seeing the show and still fresh and memorable. Bravo!
Aug 12, 2022
Wow, what an unforgettable show! So powerful and the acting and the music/singing was incredible. We came out after and could not stop talking about it - a MUST watch!
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Unlike any other musical this one is filled with fact. No fact distorted, just presented in a very entertaining manner. No scene changes, just ijcredible stage set movements to create different scenes. We were tasked to exercise imagination as slight costume changes: a het here or there; a jacket there. Suddenly a cafe became a control tower as the lighting crew adjusted the set; chairs moved an aircraft became a bus. And the artists changes of tone in speech, they became a different character, and the audience were unaware the change. I have seen the shjow on more than one occasion, and each time marvelled as a replacement artist so easily stepped into their roles. I will be there again.
Aug 8, 2022
This was a play that I can not stop talking about. From the first scene I was hooked. The amazing changes of each actor, the realness of the backstory, the singing...All amazing!!! If you are in London, make this a must see. I cannot recommend enough!
Aug 2, 2022
Really enjoy this performance last night. Very moving and though provoking
Aug 2, 2022
Loved the show- so engaging and energetic
Aug 2, 2022
Just watched this for the second time. Full of emotional, based on fact a true piece of real life after 9/11. Go and see it it’s a must.
Jul 21, 2022
This is one of the best musicals we have ever seen. It has everything - funny, tragic, great music and superb performances. The band is excellent and the actors very talented at taking multiple parts, dancing, singing.
Jul 19, 2022
Music was terrific, Actors fab Good view What more do you want
Jul 19, 2022
Didn’t know much about this show but heard from others how good it was and read many good reviews. Lived up to it’s reputation and very funny in parts and sad in others.
Jul 14, 2022
I’m from Newfoundland and I must say it’s very well done. Getting the accent correct is a feat in itself. They were brilliant. Same stories I heard relayed in NL!! Proud to be a Newfie!!
Jul 10, 2022
A beautiful play so moving -happy and sad with a bit of craic fantastic music .The untold story about the people in the air on that awful day who were accepted and made friends with residents of a small island who’s geanorosity shows how there are people who care in the world when the worse happens.A well deserved standing ovation will see again.Thank you for a beautiful evening .
Jul 10, 2022
Really enjoyed this one.
Jul 7, 2022
A wonderful heartwarming story, full of humour and tears!
Jun 27, 2022
The cast and musicians were all incredible! What an amazing show. Thank you all
Jun 19, 2022
I great show The cast were amazing definitely worth going to see Theatre very clean Staff polite and helpful
Jun 17, 2022
A very enjoyable evening, good seats in the dress circle, very reasonably priced, fast moving performance, great music.
Jun 8, 2022
I’ve seen the show before and this evening’s performance wasn’t quite as impressive and moving as the last time I saw the show. The cast seemed a bit flat and as a result it didn’t move me anywhere near as much!
Jun 5, 2022
I was blown away by both the story and the actors.
May 22, 2022
I've seen this show 4 times now, and this was the best.
May 19, 2022
The show was fantastic. So uplifting. The actors were excellent. Would recommend this play.
May 19, 2022
This production is amazing. Tears and laughter, acting superb, great storytelling. Band are great. A real feel good show. Staff at the theatre are amaxing, very helpful and friendly. Excellent facilities for disabled. All together a perfect show and venue
May 15, 2022
The cast and band were excellent with buckets of energy, telling a life affirming story. You are taken on an journey of individual and group emotions and logistics!! I think that the audience’s standing ovation was not only for the show but also to celebrate the reality of true success out of adversity If you want an ‘feel good’ night out see this.
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May 11, 2022
A wonderful heart warming story brilliantly played by this amazing ensemble cast backed by a small but so talented band. A fabulously simple but effective setting. The cast slickly move between playing a myriad of roles with a change of hat or jacket. The story is emotive and moving. You'll be on your feet at the end of the show clapping in time to the music.
May 11, 2022
Unique in its story in which all actors play equal parts, this musical is a perfect and touching tribute to all those directly affected by 9/11. So well written that not once are you confused as to whether the actor is playing a local or a traveller. The music is woven sublimely with the choreographing to deliver a musical that unapologetically grabs your attention from start to finish. So, so glad that we took a friends recommendation to see it - it was all she promised and more.
May 1, 2022
Apr 21, 2022
Great stories, very clever cast ...well thought out and an excellent, very entertaining show
Apr 13, 2022
Fantastic fast moving show which deals with a difficult situation in a sympathetic and humorous manner. Should be seen by the whole nation. Fabulous cast. Congratulations to all involved.
Apr 10, 2022
It was just absolutely great. We so enjoyed it. Not a weak cast member.
Apr 10, 2022
When I booked this, was not sure what to expect ,but WOW there was no way I could have imagined such high energy brilliant performances from every actor on the stage ,and even when it was over the great show given by the band like being at an Irish Ceilidh was the perfect unexpected finish. Thank you for dealing with such a sad subject in a very respectful way. I am also sure that more than one person in the audience passed a tear or two in the appropriate places.
Apr 7, 2022
Fantastic musical! Well worth a watch!
Mar 8, 2020
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.
Mar 8, 2020
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!
Mar 7, 2020
Such a wonderful show - funny, sad, compassionate and very uplifting totally restoring faith in the kindness of people. Music was amazing and infectious
Feb 20, 2020
Lots of emotions from tears of sadness to tears of laughter and everything in between. Great show.
Feb 16, 2020
Absolutely brilliant show.
Feb 12, 2020
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 .
Feb 6, 2020
We all remember 9/11. This showed that we can all arise above adversity. Uplifting and funny as well. Everyone should go
Feb 6, 2020
What a wonderfully uploading play! Fantastic
Jan 26, 2020
Excellent music, funny, moving. Actors worked extremely hard and were very clever in how they told the story