Come From Away

The remarkable true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Coming to Melbourne in 2019. Book Now!

Come From Away
Comedy Theatre

Theatre Address

240 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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GLOBAL HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL COME FROM AWAY BECOMES THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MUSICAL EVER STAGED AT MELBOURNE’S COMEDY THEATRE

Global hit COME FROM AWAY has been named the most successful musical in the Comedy Theatre’s 91-year history, this week surpassing the box office records of all other musicals staged at the theatre since it opened in 1928. The inspiring and heart-warming production has sailed passed some extraordinary musicals in history including: The Senti... Read More

October 21st, 2019


GLOBAL HIT BROADWAY MUSICAL COME FROM AWAY TO OPEN IN CHINA IN 2020

Global success story, COME FROM AWAY will open in its first non-English speaking country with producers Junkyard Dog Productions, Rodney Rigby and ACOrange today announcing a China tour for 2020. The critically acclaimed musical will open at SAIC-Shanghai Culture Square on 8 May 2020 for a limited engagement, with further cities in China to be... Read More

October 10th, 2019


Capturing memories In Come From Away

BY Catherine Lambert, Herald Sun THE therapeutic effect of Come From Away is experienced by many of its audience members. For Australian couple Iain and Julia Campbell, of St Hubert’s Island in New South Wales, that effect was even more powerful. The pair were among the 6579 passengers who were forced to land in Gander, Newfou... Read More

September 22nd, 2019


With a song in my heart

A little Newfoundland town big on charity. By JEREMY BOURKE There was a time when you couldn't call yourself a true international traveller unless you'd been to Gander. It may just be a speck on an island off the eastern coast of Canada, but in the pioneering days of post-World War II air travel, jet-setters couldn't get between Europe ... Read More

September 2nd, 2019


Come From Away to Hold Charity Fundraising Night for Guide Dogs Victoria

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY will hold a very special one night only performance dedicated to Guide Dogs Victoria on Wednesday 17 July. With the aim of raising awareness of the vital support the organisation provides for Victorians with low vision or blindness, the COME FROM AWAY company will dona... Read More

June 24th, 2019


COME FROM AWAY WINS BIG AT THE OLIVIERS WITH FOUR AWARDS INCLUDING BEST NEW MUSICAL

Global sensation, COME FROM AWAY has added to its international award tally with four Olivier Awards including: Best New Musical; Best Theatre Choreographer - Kelly Devine; Best Sound Design - Gareth Owen; and Outstanding Achievement in Music - Book, Music and Lyrics: David Hein and Irene Sankoff; Music Supervisor, Arrangements: Ian Eisendrath; ... Read More

April 8th, 2019


COME FROM AWAY AUSTRALIA FEATURES

The tiny town behind a heartwarming 9/11 tale When dozens of planes were forced to land in a tiny Canadian town after the 9/11 attacks, locals billeted thousands of stranded travellers. Over the next five days, lives were changed forever. I know you think you have a September 11 story worth telling – about where you were when you heard the... Read More

March 30th, 2019



THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL TO OPEN IN MELBOURNE

On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, 2001 their stories moved us all. "ONE OF THE BIGGEST HITS ON BROADWAY! An unforgettably moving story of the power of friendship and the human spirit" CBS Melbourne has confirmed its status as a home for outstanding theatre, with producers Rodney Rigby and Junkyard Dog Productions today co... Read More

March 16th, 2018