Tony-award winning musical ‘Come From Away’ debuts at TPAC April 19-24

The North American Tour of Come From Away Photo Credit Matthew Mu

The North American Tour of Come From Away Photo Credit Matthew Murphy

Come From Away, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, is making its Music City debut at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall April 19-24.

Single tickets to Come From Away go on sale on Friday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at, by phone at 615-782-4040 and in person at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville. For groups of 10 or more, call 615-782-4060.

About Come From Away

On Sept. 11, 2001, the world stopped. On Sept.12, their stories moved us all. Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

The touring production of Come From Away stars Marika Aubrey (Lincoln Center’s “South Pacific”), Kevin Carolan (Disney’s “Newsies”), Harter Clingman (“Peter and The Starcatcher”), Nick Duckart (“In the Heights”), Chamblee Ferguson, Christine Toy Johnson (“The Music Man”), Julie Johnson (“Memphis”), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”), Julia Knitel (“Beautiful”), Andrew Samonsky (“South Pacific”), Sharone Sayegh (“The Band’s Visit”), Danielle K. Thomas (“Avenue Q”), Jenny Ashman, Jane Bunting, Amelia Cormack, Aaron Michael Ray, Kilty Reidy, and Brandon Springman.

A “Best Musical” winner all across North America, the smash hit musical has won the Tony Award® for “Best Direction of a Musical” (Christopher Ashley), five Outer Critics Circle Awards (NYC) including “Outstanding New Broadway Musical,” three Drama Desk Awards (NYC) including “Outstanding Musical,” four Helen Hayes Awards (D.C.) including “Outstanding Production of a Musical,” four Gypsy Rose Lee Awards (Seattle) including “Excellence in Production of a Musical,” six San Diego Critics Circle Awards including “Outstanding New Musical,” three Toronto Theatre Critics Awards including “Best New Musical,” three Dora Awards (Toronto) including “Outstanding New Musical/Opera” and “Outstanding Production,” and the 2017 Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award (Toronto).

Don’t miss this breathtaking musical written by Tony® nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”

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