Saturday, May 21, 2022

Come From Away West End welcomes new and returning cast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Come From Away West End has announced the new and returning cast for their award-winning "Best Musical"  season at the Phoenix Theatre. This post Come From Away West End wel…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 12:16PM
Friday, May 20, 2022

New and returning cast to join Come From Away by Harriet Hughes

We all love Come From Away. And now some old familiar faces will be back to join the cast. The multi award-winning London production of global hit musical welcomes new and returning cast mem…

SOURCE: officiallondontheatre.com at 06:36AM
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Vote Now! Nominations Announced for the 2022 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards; Six, Patti LuPone & Beanie Feldstein Top Nominees by Broadway.com

After a week of voting, the fan-chosen nominees for the 2022 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are here. Leading the way is the Six with 15 nominations, including several nominations for …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:12AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

How ‘Come From Away’ came back: dogged lobbying and a federal minister who listened by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

The announcement in December 2021 that the musical would close for good in Toronto kick-started a process that will see it return in 2024.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 6-8 - See a special Mother's Day concert, Andrea McArdle celebrating 'Annie,' Broadway's 'Alle by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this Mother's Day weekend, Friday, May 6 to Sunday, May…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Paradise Square by Sandi Durell

By Carol Rocamora. . . American history as a hot theatre topic?!  Apparently, it’s a trend.  The sensational Hamilton, the moving Come From Away, the spirited Suffs  – all playing thi…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:25AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Becky Gulsvig temporarily joins Broadway’s ‘Come From Away’ by Caitlin Hornik

Becky Gulsvig is temporarily taking over for Rachel Tucker in the Broadway production of “Come From Away.” It was confirmed to Broadway News that Tucker, currently playing Captain Beverl…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:37PM

Becky Gulsvig Returns to Broadway's Come From Away for Limited Engagement by Raven Brunner

Rachel Tucker will be stepping away from the role of Beverley to film BBC's Hope Street season 2.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:33PM

Becky Gulsvig Will Temporarily Replace Rachel Tucker as Captain Beverley Bass in COME FROM AWAY

Rachel Tucker, who is currently starring as Captain Beverley Bass in Come From Away on Broadway, will leave the production for two months to star in Season 2 of the TV show Hope Street. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:29PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

What Drove This Broadway Star During The Pandemic? by Jeryl Brunner

When the pandemic shut down Broadway and her show, Come From Away, Sharon Wheatley found salvation barreling across the United States with her family in a 30-foot RV. She chronicles her adve…

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:49AM
Saturday, April 16, 2022

The Missteps of "Paradise Square" and "Suffs" by Jan Simpson

Making a good musical is hard. Now I don’t consider that statement to be a conceptual scoop that no one has ever considered before. But the thought has been much on my mind after seeing an…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:06AM
Friday, April 15, 2022

What's It Like Designing Costumes for Three Shows at Once? - Three-time Tony nominee Toni-Leslie James on her very busy return season by Ayanna Prescod

Three-time Tony nominee Toni-Leslie James on her very busy return season --- Toni-Leslie James didn't just make it as a costume designer. The self-taught Broadway vet and Yale School of Dram…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, April 14, 2022

Come From Away | 2022 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Olivier Award-winning Come From Away tells the incredible real-life tale of the 7,000 air passengers grounded in Canada after 9/11 and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:00AM

‘Come From Away’ lands at the National with a cargo hold of care and joy by Bob Ashby

The emotional power of the material comes through clearly in this quintessential ensemble show about ordinary people's kindness.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:50AM
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Come From Away’ at The National Theatre by Kelsey Casselbury

  You are here at the start of a moment. For me, that single, oft-repeated lyric in “Come From Away,” holds incredible meaning. The first time I was lucky enough to see the musical (cur…

SOURCE: mdtheatreguide.com at 06:40PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Chicago Celebrates Red Buckets' Return by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ traditional in-theater red bucket fundraising makes its long-awaited return this spring. Companies of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring shows …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:33PM
Thursday, April 7, 2022

#RedBuckets Return to Broadway This Spring by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Shows can be red, yellow and every color of the rainbow. 💫 🌈 Let's celebrate the kaleidoscope of theater found across the country! ❤️ 💛 💙 💜 💚 💗 Broadway Cares/Equi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM

Broadway Cares Spring Fundraising Campaign by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

POV: You think #RedBuckets only take cash. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ traditional in-theater red bucket fundraising makes its long-awaited return this spring. Companies of Broadw…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

13 Theatre Books to Take to the Park This Spring by Leah Putnam

Relax in the new grass with a memoir by Come From Away's Sharon Wheatley or perhaps an anthology of plays written and translated by Chinese playwright Stan Lai.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:42AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Come From Away's: Top 5 Musical Theatre Riffs by Official London Theatre

Official London Theatre is the number one site to get theatre tickets, news and exclusive interviews for top London shows. Whether you like an upbeat musical, a hilarious slapstick comedy, a…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:00PM
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Funny Girl Packs House for First Performance by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway is back, and this week's grosses are proof. Once again, The Music Man, headlined by Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, takes top spots in both the grosses and capacity…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:42PM
Friday, March 25, 2022

VIDEO: Ben Fankhauser Performs Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond's New Song 'Chaos'

Emmy-nominated writing team Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond have released the world premiere recording of their song 'Chaos', performed by Ben Fankhauser (Newsies) with orchestrations…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:38AM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

VIDEO: Watch Willemijn Verkaik Sings 'Me And The Sky' From COME FROM AWAY in Amsterdam

Following a hit season in Hroon, Netherlands, Come from Away continues to spread its message across the world as it begins performances in Amsterdam now through April 10th. In all new footag…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:19PM

Checking In With… Come From Away Star Q. Smith by Andrew Gans

Original cast member Smith created the role of Hannah in the hit musical, which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM

15+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend March 25-27 - See a starry Ukraine benefit, Liz Callaway and Lauren Patten in concert, 'Man Cave' by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27, for…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to The Music Man, Hamilton, Plaza Suite & More by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway League resumed the traditional reporting of weekly Broadway sales totals starting on March 22, and audiences are returning. Longstanding favorites like Hamilton, Wicked and The …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:54PM

Gene Weygandt Joins Cast of Broadway's Come From Away March 22 by Andrew Gans, Raven Brunner

The performer succeeds Joel Hatch, who created the roles of Claude & others in the production.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:18AM
Sunday, March 20, 2022

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Says Farewell to Joel Hatch

This afternoon, Broadway veteran Joel Hatch has played his final show with the company of the hit musical, Come From Away. A member of the original cast, Joel Hatch has been with the show si…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:16PM
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

“THE BEDROCK OF BROADWAY” UNDERSTUDIES, STANDBYS & SWINGS by Ron Fassler

That tiny slip of paper every theatregoer knows (btw, Christian Dante White was terrific).A common question I see posted from time to time on theatre blogs asks what the difference is betwee…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 08:35AM
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Original Cast Member Joel Hatch to Depart Come From Away This Weekend

Hatch will be replaced as Mayor Claude by Gene Weygandt.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 06:24PM

Gene Weygandt Will Join Cast of COME FROM AWAY on Broadway

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Come From Away, which just celebrated its 5th year on Broadway, has just announced that original cast member Joel Hatch will depart the production…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:37PM