Casting is announced for first ever UK and Ireland tour of Come From Away, the multi award-winning ‘Best Musical’ across the globe. This critically acclaimed show comes direct from the West End where it celebrated over 1000 performances and played to more than 850,000 people at the Phoenix Theatre.
The cast will include Natasha J Barnes (Hex at the National Theatre, The Witches of Eastwick at the Sondheim Theatre) as Janice & others, Daniel Crowder (Mamma Mia UK and International tour, The Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre) as Nick, Doug & others, Mark Dugdale (Previously Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre in London and Abbey Theatre in Dublin, The Book Thief at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and Curve in Leicester) as Kevin T, Garth & others, Rosie Glossop (Kinky Boots: The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre and feature film, Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist as part of The Honeybuns) as Bonnie & others, Amanda Henderson (Robyn Miller in BBC’s Casualty, and Oliver! at Theatre Royal Drury Lane) as Beulah & others, Kirsty Hoiles (Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre, Spend, Spend, Spend UK tour) as Diane & others, Oliver Jacobson (The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre and Grease UK tour) as Oz & others, Dale Mathurin (Frankenstein UK tour, Evita at Regents Park Open Air Theatre) as Bob & others, Nicholas Pound (Cats at the formerly named New London Theatreand on UK and international tour, Elf at the Dominion Theatre) as Claude & others, Sara Poyzer (Mamma Mia! Novello Theatre, UK and International tours, Billy Elliot the Musical at the Victoria Palace) as Beverley, Annette & others, Bree Smith (Titanic The Musical UK tour and The Color Purple UK tour) as Hannah & others, Jamal Zulfiqar (Migrations, a Welsh National Opera UK tour and Tiger Bay at the Wales Millennium Centre) as Kevin J, Ali & others, with Angeline Bell (Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre and Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre), Daniel Cane (The Country Wife at Southwark Playhouse and Spamalot UK tour), Ashleigh Harvey (Mamma Mia! UK and International tour and Heathers at The Other Palace), Alyn Hawke (Disney’s Beauty & the Beast UK tour and 42nd Street UK tour), Kathryn Pemberton (The Sopranos UK and international tour and Catch Me at Upstairs at the Arts), and Kevin Yates (Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations at the Prince Edward Theatre and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical UK tour).
Opening in at Leicester’s Curve Theatre in March 2024, the production will tour to Liverpool, Cardiff, Plymouth, Southampton, Oxford, Leeds, Birmingham, Hull, Dublin, Belfast, Ipswich, Sheffield, Llandudno, Newcastle, Bristol, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Nottingham, Wimbledon, Norwich, Wolverhampton, Canterbury, Chichester, Milton Keynes, and Salford.
Winner of Best New Musical across the globe, Come From Away shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.
This miraculous masterpiece is totally, soul-feedingly wonderful
Experience the joyous story and soaring music as spirited locals and global passengers come together and forge friendships that will stay with them forever. The first female American Airlines captain, the quick-thinking town mayor, the mother of a New York firefighter and the eager local news reporter are among the many real characters caught at the start of the moment that changed the course of history, and whose stories became a true celebration of hope, humanity, and unity.
The international hit musical has celebrated record-breaking engagements in the West End, on Broadway, in Canada, throughout Australia, and on a 60-city North American Tour.
The Come From Away Creative team include Irene Sankoff and David Hein (Book, Music and Lyrics), Christopher Ashley (Director), Kelly Devine (Musical Staging), Ian Eisendrath (Music Supervision and Arrangements), Beowulf Boritt (Scenic Design), Toni-Leslie James (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (Lighting Design), Gareth Owen (Sound Design), David Brian Brown (Hair Design), August Eriksmoen (Orchestrations), Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG (Casting), Tara Overfield Wilkinson (UK Associate Director), Richard J. Hinds (UK Associate Choreographer), Kirsty Malpass (UK Assistant Director), Alan Berry (UK Musical Supervisor), Andrew Corcoran (UK Musical Director), Zoë Hurwitz (UK Associate Set Designer), Sabrina Cuniberto (UK Costume Supervisor) and Marcus Hall Props (UK Props Supervisor).
Come From Away is produced in the UK by Smith & Brant Theatricals in association withCurve.
Come From Away opens to Curve Friday 1 to Saturday 9 March 2024, tickets are on-sale now. To find out more and book, visit www.curveonline.co.uk, call 0116 242 3595 or visit Curve’s Box Office in-person.
For full schedule, information, and tickets, visit comefromawaylondon.co.uk