“Come From Away,” a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will return to Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre for a limited engagement May 31 through June 12.
The touring production of “Come From Away” stars Marika Aubrey (Lincoln Center’s “South Pacific”), Kevin Carolan (Disney’s “Newsies”), Harter Clingman (“Peter and The Starcatcher”), Nick Duckart (“In the Heights”), Chamblee Ferguson, Christine Toy Johnson (“The Music Man”), Julie Johnson (“Memphis”), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”), Julia Knitel (“Beautiful”), Sharone Sayegh (“The Band’s Visit”), Danielle K. Thomas, Jeremy Woodard, Jenny Ashman, Jane Bunting, Amelia Cormack, Aaron Michael Ray, Kilty Reidy and Brandon Springman.
“Come From Away” features a book, music and lyrics by Olivier, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winners and Grammy and two-time Tony Award nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, direction by Tony Award winner and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Christopher Ashley, musical staging by Olivier Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine and music supervision by Olivier Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Ian Eisendrath.
“Come From Away” features scenic design by Tony Award winner Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Tony Award nominee Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Howell Binkley, sound design by Olivier and Outer Critics Circle Award winner and Tony Award nominee Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Olivier Award winner and Grammy and Tony Award nominee August Eriksmoen and music arrangements by Olivier Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Ian Eisendrath and casting by Telsey + Company.
“Come From Away” tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Tickets “Come From Away” start at $40 and are available through centertheatregroup.org, audience services at (213) 972-4400 or in-person at the Center Theatre Group box offices (at the Ahmanson Theatre) at The Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue in Downtown L.A. 90012. Performances run Tuesday through Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
For information and COVID-safety protocols visit centertheatregroup.org/safety. For information about “Come From Away” visit comefromaway.com.
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