He is about to be seen in the world premiere of Lamb by Jane Bodie, with songs by Mark Seymour at Red Stitch. Nick & Others. Kathleen has an Honours Degree in Theatre and post graduate studies in Opera and Art Song at the University of Toronto. Come From Away weaves real-life stories of some of the 7,000 passengers that were stranded in Gander on 9/11 after planes were diverted away from American air space. The Musical, Falsettos, The Addams Family, Every Single Saturday, No Way to Treat a Lady, A Little Night Music, Wind in the Willows, Jekyll and Hyde, Las Vegas the Musical, Company, South Pacific, with Katrina garnering wins and nominations for Sydney Theatre, Helpmann and Glug Awards. Come From Away weaves real-life stories of some of the 7,000 passengers that were stranded in Gander on 9/11 after planes were diverted away from American air space.. Learn how meeting the people who inspired the show has influenced the way the cast performs. Kellie performed in the concert tour of ‘Broadway To Australia’ with Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty and the leading role in the workshop of Atlantis in New York. 'IT DOES WHAT ALL THE BEST MUSICALS DO: TAKES YOU TO A PLACE YOU NEVER WANT TO LEAVE.' Characters in the show are directly inspired from the people that Irene Sankoff and David Hein interviewed on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 including Janice Mosher, a local journalist whose character is brought to life from two journalists who covered the events in 2001. Research Playwrights, Librettists, Composers and Lyricists. Television credits include the much loved Ginny Doyle in Sons and Daughters, Flying Doctors, Rafferty’s Rules, GP, Barracuda, Richmond Hill, E Street, Home and Away, The Re-Trial Of Ned Kelly, Blue Heelers, Good Guys Bad Guys, All Saints, Packed To The Rafters and Dr Blake. In a review for LondonTheatre.co.uk, Mark Shenton gave the show five stars, praising the musical’s ‘heart, truth and genuine emotion’. Passengers are allowed to leave the plane. In accordance with guidelines from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and under the continued direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Broadway shows in New York City will extend the current suspension of all performances through May 30, 2021. Get to know a few of the incredible people who lived this story. Subscribe to our newsletter. Documentary to showcase real people who inspired 'Come From Away' characters Holly McKenzie-Sutter The Canadian Press Published Sunday, September 9, 2018 9:13AM EDT … Tony Farrell is one of Australia’s most diverse performers. Come From Away is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Come From Away chronicles the real-life experiences of the people of Gander, Newfoundland, and the almost 7000 airline passengers who were forced to land there when US air space was closed on September 11, 2001. Buy Tickets . She was ‘Enid Hoopes’ in Legally Blonde the Musical, and part of the original companies of Australian musicals Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and Georgy Girl. Sarah started her career as a member of the Children’s Chorus with Opera Queensland, before gaining her BA in Music Theatre at the Ballarat Arts Academy. Kathleen is thrilled to be a part of the Australian Company of Come From Away. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) makes the decision to shut down its airspace, forcing over 4,000 planes to land at the nearest airport. Learn how these two extraordinary women influenced one another and created an unbreakable bond. Diane was flying home to Dallas and Nick, an Englishman who worked in the oil industry, was traveling to Texas for business. Winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, Come From Away has taken the West End by storm as well as continuing sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway, across the USA, in Canada and in Australia. It’s been over 5 hours since they’ve first landed and have stayed inside the plane on Gander’s runway. Wheatley. in the principal role of Sophie Sheridan. Thank you for joining the waitlist! Thank you for your understanding. Cast members and the individuals who inspired the characters met in London to discuss the musical and the importance of spreading this story far and wide. His professional credits include the national tours of Fiddler On The Roof (TML Enterprises), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (TML Enterprises), Wombat Stew (GGA), and Rock Of Ages (Newtheatricals). The show played in 2016 at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, DC and the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. Theatre Fan? Buy Tickets. Her Canadian stage works include, ‘Page’ in Seesaw, ‘Clarice/Brigella’ in Servant of Two Masters and Phyllis in Iolanthe. Come From Away chronicles the real-life experiences of the people of Gander, Newfoundland, and the almost 7000 airline passengers who were forced to land there when US air space was closed on September 11, 2001. Gander International Airport is told 18 planes will be flying into the airport. The “Come From Aways” are driven to Salvation Army centers, churches, schools, and community centers in Gander and in neighboring towns. Sending love to his beautiful family, his supportive friends, and Clear Talent Group. The creators of Come From Away have stated that this is not a September 11th story, it is rather a September 12th story - a story of the best people have to offer each other, and a reminder that we are all capable of doing good for each other, especially in the darkest of times. Kathleen joins the Come From Away cast fresh from the GFO/Opera Australia production of Evita. Jensen also owns The Greenroom Effect, a boutique business that develops industry-professional masterclasses for schools, and exciting entertainment packages for events. She went on to perform in Mamma Mia as ensemble in the original production then taking over the role of ‘Rosie’ for the Australasian tour. She followed that with a national tour of Mamma Mia! Roma Torre, NY1, All rights reserved © 2020 Come From Away, IT DOES WHAT ALL THE BEST MUSICALS DO: TAKES YOU TO A PLACE YOU NEVER WANT TO LEAVE, AN EXTRAORDINARY, MASTERFUL AND SOUL-STIRRING MUSICAL THAT DESERVES THE HIGHEST PRAISE. Sarah went on to play Tracy in Dust for Queens Theatre/Brisbane’s Powerhouse, Sally Brown in a new production of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown and has toured internationally for Nickelodeon and Pen2Stage. He is beyond thrilled to be a part of the Australian Come From Away family. Tim Teeman, The Daily Beast, 'IT’S IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO BE DEEPLY MOVED by this savvy and thoroughly entertaining musical. Known for her versatility, Angela’s career has been extensive and varied. About “Come From Away (Original Broadway Cast Recording)”, Come From Away (Original Broadway Cast Recording). Pictured: Kevin Tuerff, Diane and Nick Marson and Beverley Bass. He is honoured to be joining the company of Come From Away and sharing this timely story of acceptance, kindness and generosity. After graduating from WAAPA, Kellie played the lead role of ‘Sophie’ in the original production of Mamma Mia! Limit two per person, subject to availability. While Come From Away ends when the planes leave Gander, that was just the beginning of the story for the real Diane and Nick. It is set in the town of Gander, Newfoundland, in the week following the September 11 attacks, when 38 planes were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small town as part of Operation Yellow Ribbon. It varies week-to-week, but these performances often have the best availability. His film and television credits include: Adrift, The Silent, The Ghost of Cassley, The Killer Beside Me, Vultures, Critical, Home and Away, Underbelly: Badness, All Saints.