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Come From Away
Book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein
directed by Christopher Ashley
presented in association with La Jolla Playhouse

Musical. Based on an inspiring true story. September 11, 2001 was an ordinary day in isolated Gander, Newfoundland—until it wasn’t. Thirty-eight planes were diverted to its doorstep on that fateful day, making this small town unexpected hosts to an international community. The camaraderie that followed reminds us all of the power that comes from opening up your heart and your home.

  • Mild profanity.
  • Run time is approximately 100 minutes with no intermission.

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Extraordinary theatre requires extraordinary resources. Many thanks to the generous donors who have helped to bring this uplifting world-premiere musical to the Bagley Wright stage. Seattle Rep gratefully acknowledges the following supporters for their leadership contributions of $1,000 or more toward Come From Away made through October 31, 2015.

Gifts of $50,000-$99,999
Alhadeff Charitable Foundation / Marleen & Kenny Alhadeff
Alhadeff Charitable Foundation
Boeing
Ann Ramsay-Jenkins & The William M. Jenkins Advised Trust

Gifts of $25,000-$49,999
Marcella McCaffrey
Cynthia Stroum

Gifts of $10,000-$24,999
Mary Tedd Allen & George Scott
Paula & Steve Reynolds
Rachel M. & David P. Robert
Elizabeth D. Rudolf
Trifilm
Kenneth & Rosemary Willman

Gifts of $5,000-$9,999
Rod & Nancy Hochman
Winky & Peter Hussey
Becky Lenaburg & Paul Urla
Sheridan College

Gifts of $3,000-$4,999
Michael & Lynne Bush

Gifts of $1,000-$2,999
Bob & Clodagh Ash
Consulate General of Canada - Seattle
John & Maureen Harley
Anne Simpson & Charlie Conner
Mrs. Dorothy L. Simpson

*Indicates in-kind gifts