Come From Away recoups $12M investment on Broadway

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Come From Away was nominated for seven Tonys and won one for best direction. It will return to Toronto with an all-Canadian cast at Mirvish Productions’ Royal Alexandra Theatre on Feb. Come From Away is also preparing for a North American tour next year, kicking off at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre in October 2018. 

© The Canadian Press, 2017 3, 2018, at the John Hirsch Mainstage at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. 4 to Feb. air space was closed. 13, 2018. Come From Away was created by married couple Irene Sankoff and David Hein. (CBC)

After being staged in several cities, including Toronto, the show began performances on Broadway on Feb. Business is booming for the homegrown hit musical Come From Away on Broadway. 11 attacks. The remote town provided refuge to 6,579 passengers and crew from 38 planes that were diverted when U.S. 18, 2017 and officially opened on March 12. The venue is Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, where the show continues to play to standing-room-only audiences, producers said. Co-created by Canadian husband-and-wife duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the show is set in Gander, N.L., in the aftermath of the Sept. Junkyard Dog Productions announced Tuesday that the Tony Award-winning show has recouped its $12-million investment in less than eight months on the Great White Way. The show will also hit Winnipeg for a limited four-week engagement, from Jan.