Come From Away: A New Musical
Harnessing the raw emotional power of a Broadway show, the musical Come From Away excels at delivering a poignant and soul-stirring production. Sneak a peek into the real-life story of 7,000 passengers who found home and warmth in the town of Gander during the 9/11 attacks.
Why Watch Come From Away
Come From Away premiered on Broadway in March, 2017 and has received audience appreciation as well as critical acclaim. Written by husband-wife couple Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the musical is based on a true story. It succeeds to highlight the collective force of humanity, even in the direst of circumstances such as the tragedy of 9/11. With rousing music and evocative performances Come From Away pulls at the strings of audience member’s hearts.
Come From Away is based on a real-life incident during the 9/11 attacks in the US. When the government shut off the airspace, 38 passenger jets carrying over 7,000 passengers were stranded in the town of Gander in Newfoundland, Canada. A heartwarming display of Canadian hospitality, this is the story of those passengers and their interactions with the townspeople during the traumatic events that affected all of America.
Family audiences | Contemporary plot fans | Feel-good story lovers
“An exuberant antidote for what ails the American soul.”
– The Washington Post
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 Theater 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
All Broadway and Off-Broadway show tickets are non-refundable.
Your e-tickets need to be exchanged for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the theater.