Come From Away

The remarkable true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Coming to Melbourne in 2021. Book Now!

Come From Away
Comedy Theatre

Theatre Address

240 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Latest News

GLOBAL HIT MUSICAL COME FROM AWAY ANNOUNCES BRISBANE SEASON

“ONE OF THE BIGGEST HITS ON BROADWAY!An unforgettably moving story of the power of friendship and the human spirit” - CBS Producers Rodney Rigby and Junkyard Dog Productions are thrilled to announce that the worldwide smash hit, Tony and Olivier award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY, will open at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre from 28 March 2021 for... Read More

November 23rd, 2020



Important MESSAGE FROM THE PRODUCER

Like all of you, we at COME FROM AWAY have been closely following the COVID-19 outbreak. The health, safety and well-being of our staff, artists, audiences and our community will always be paramount. Following the Federal Government’s advice on Friday 13 March strongly advising against gatherings of more than 500 people to help contain the sp... Read More

March 14th, 2020


The Smash-Hit Broadway Musical Come From Away Is Coming to Sydney

By Jane Albert Broadsheet.  It’s based on the remarkable true story of a tiny-but-mighty town off the east coast of Canada that embraced thousands of stranded passengers on September 11. There are three surprising things about the hit musical Come From Away. The first is the event that’s the catalyst for the whole storylin... Read More

February 7th, 2020


Broadway’s hit 9/11 musical is coming to Sydney at the perfect time

By Ben Neutze  Time Out.  Every time there’s an enormous tragedy – when a large loss of life reverberates loudly around the world – stories of humans responding to extreme circumstances flow thick and fast. Some are horrifying, but we all know that there are others that are affirming. To look for acts of kindness and genero... Read More

February 7th, 2020



Hit Tony Award-Winning Musical ‘Come From Away’ Is Coming to Sydney

By Sarah Ward Concrete Playground.  Already an enormous success on Broadway, in London's West End and in Melbourne, Tony and Olivier award-winning musical Come From Away is finally bringing its remarkable true tale to Sydney. Based on real post-September 11 events, the acclaimed production will land at the State Theatre for ... Read More

February 2nd, 2020



DUE TO UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND, GLOBAL HIT MUSICAL COME FROM AWAY ANNOUNCES A FINAL EXTENSION IN MELBOURNE UNTIL 21 MARCH 2020

Melbourne’s love affair with global hit musical COME FROM AWAY will continue for an extra two weeks, with the announcement today that it will extend its season until Saturday 21 March 2020. Establishing a new record, the most successful musical in the Comedy Theatre’s history, the Australian production opened in July 2019 and continues to a... Read More

February 10th, 2020


Global hit Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY announces eagerly awaited Sydney season

Producers Rodney Rigby and Junkyard Dog Productions are thrilled to announce that the worldwide smash hit and Tony and Olivier award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY will open at Sydney’s State Theatre on Saturday 8 August 2020. With productions playing to sell-out audiences around the globe, Sydney audiences will now discover this remarkable ... Read More

February 2nd, 2020






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