Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre review - a necessary corrective to our traumatic times by Matt Wolf

9/11-themed musical crosses the Atlantic, its capacious heart intact Against the grimmest of backdrops, generosity and even grace can be possible. That's the eternally uplifting message of C…

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‘The emotional impact is off the scale’: COME FROM AWAY – West End by Liz Dyer

Come From Away is a funny, moving and uplifting new musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Having won Best Musical awards across North America, the show now arrives in London where, if the…

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0606: Come from Away to Arts Ed by MusicalTalk

Nick chats to Chris Hocking - principal of The Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick, West London about the school's history, heritage and vision.   Following that - Nick and Rachael talk ab…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Review Roundup: Did Critics Feel Welcomed to the Rock in the UK Premiere of COME FROM AWAY? by BroadwayWorld

Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 911, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, will beJenna BoydBeulah and others,Nathanael…

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BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY, Phoenix Theatre by Marianka Swain

A remarkable true story birthed this modest Canadian musical, which went on to storm Broadway in 2017, and now makes it West End debut at a time when its heartfelt message seems more necessa…

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VIDEO: See The Original Islanders At COME FROM AWAY's London Opening by BroadwayWorld

Tonight saw the London opening of acclaimed musical COME FROM AWAY at the Phoenix Theatre in the West End. See videobelow of the original Islanders joining the cast and creators at curtain c…

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Come From Away review at Phoenix Theatre, London – ‘moving, uplifting and life-affirming’ by Tim Bano

Before jet engines, aircraft travelling across the Atlantic from Europe had to stop for fuel on Newfoundland, an island on Canada’s most

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Review: Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Hope and pain: Hailey Bachrach writes on a hit musical following the fates of the 'plane people' who landed in Newfoundland, post 9/11. The post Review: Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre app…

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Come from Away, Phoenix Theatre, review: Drama thrives on conflict and this musical about 9/11 has very little of that by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

It would be impossible to imagine a more complete antidote to Neil LaBute's 2002 play 'The Mercy Seat' than this warm musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hein

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Come From Away review – relentless niceness in tale of post-9/11 Canadian kindness by Michael Billington

Phoenix theatre, LondonThis musical about plane passengers diverted to Newfoundland on 11 September has plenty of heart but not enough biteThis musical by the Canadian married team of Irene …

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REVIEW: Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Douglas Mayo reviews Come From Away, a new musical by Irene Sankoff and David Hein now playing at London’s Phoenix Theatre. This post REVIEW: Come From Away, Phoenix Th…

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Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes COME FROM AWAY Star Jenn Colella by Keith Price's Curtain Call

I really do love it when I finally get the chance to sit with one of my favorite Broadway Divas. I have been waiting to have studio time with the Tony Award Nominee, Drama Desk Award Winning…

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Come From Away’s real Nick and Diane Marson & their #WestEnd counterparts Robert Hands & Helen Hobson by Olivia Mitchell

One amazing story in Come From Away is that of Nick and Diane Marson who met on a diverted plane and fell unexpectedly in love. Editor, Olivia, got to chat to Nick and Diane about the show a…

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West End Come from Away cast: ‘Politicians should see our show’ by Georgia Snow

Rachel Tucker and other cast members from the musical Come from Away have appealed to politicians to attend the show, arguing that

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Come from Away writers Irene Sankoff and David Hein: ‘Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it’s better’ by Mark Shenton

The events of September 11, 2001 shook the world, but had a particular effect on husband and wife Irene Sankoff and David

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Top 5 theatre shows to see this week (February 18-24) by Natasha Tripney

Come from Away – Phoenix Theatre, London Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s “daring and original” new musical based on a heartwarming true story

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Rachel Tucker, Helen Hobson, More Star in Come From Away in London, Opening February 18 by Andrew Gans

The musical began previews in the West End January 30 following a Dublin engagement.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

COME FROM AWAY Will Celebrate February 18 All Over the World by BroadwayWorld

February 18 is a big day for Come From Away All of the show's productions around the world will celebrate the day, for various reasons.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Photo: Islanders and From Aways Descend On London For COME FROM AWAY Opening by BroadwayWorld

Come From Away is gearing up for its official London opening next week, and to join in celebrations, the real-life Islanders and From Aways have descended on London

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Photo Flash: Get a Look at the West End Cast of COME FROM AWAY With These Exclusive Photos! by BroadwayWorld

Telling the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded air passengers during the wake of 911, and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them, Come From Away features a book, music and ly…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Come From Away celebrates its reopening at the Elgin Theatre by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The cast had to adjust to the new space after nearly a year at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, while the Elgin was made cozier for audience members with fewer seats and a new back wall.

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Friday, February 8, 2019

While Come From Away took a break, its Toronto cast visited Gander by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The actors who star in the hit musical set in Gander, Newfoundland, got a chance to meet some of the real people they play.

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Come From Away Launches Book by Mark A. Robinson

The hit Broadway musical Come From Away has been touching hearts ever since it opened on Broadway on February 18, 2017, with its inspiring tale of a community who rallied to offer a haven an…

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COME FROM AWAY: WELCOME TO THE ROCK Companion Book Out This August; Includes Foreword by Justin Trudeau by BroadwayWorld

COME FROM AWAY WELCOME TO THE ROCK, a fully illustrated companion volume to the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musicalis available now for pre-order and officially goes on sale on Mon…

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COME FROM AWAY to Release Companion Book With Foreword By Justin Trudeau by BroadwayWorld

COME FROM AWAY WELCOME TO THE ROCK is a fully illustrated companion volume to the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical, featuring the book and lyrics for the first time in print and…

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Come From Away to Release Companion Book, Featuring Foreword From Justin Trudeau by Ryan McPhee

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock will be released in August.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lilli Cooper, Gavin Creel, Donna McKechnie & More Set for 2019 Broadway Backwards by Andy Lefkowitz

What a lineup! A talent-packed slate of stars have been assembled to offer gender-bending takes on their favorite tunes at the 14th edition of Broadway Backwards. Hosted by Tony nominee Jenn…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

92Y Will Host Come From Away Second Anniversary Celebration by Adam Hetrick

Cast members Happy McPartlin, Jim Walton, and Julie Reiber will take part in the March 3 event.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Top London Stage This Week: Pinter and Miller to The Streets by Mark Beech

In London performing arts this week, “Leave to Remain” and “Cost of Living” have both opened to some strong reviews. The revival of the acclaimed “Home, I’m Darling” and the fi…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

COME FROM AWAY Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows by Marianka Swain

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a hit Canadian musical to showbiz satire and a classic sitcom reborn, here ar…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Spotlight On...Trevor Ashley by Michael Block

Name: Trevor AshleyHometown: Sydney, AustraliaEducation: High School at Sydney Technical HighSelect Credits: Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, Thenardier in Les Mis, Miss Understanding in Priscill…

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