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Come From Away announces UK and Ireland tour dates

The multi-award-winning musical will visit a plethora of venues from 2024 onwards

The cast of Come From Away in the West End, © Craig Sugden
The cast of Come From Away in the West End, © Craig Sugden

Multi-award-winning musical Come From Away has unveiled a number of UK and Ireland tour dates, beginning in early 2024.

The hit piece, which is based on the verbatim tales of those grounded in Newfoundland in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, was recently recognised as one of the greatest musicals of all time by WhatsOnStage readers. It has had engagements in the West End, on Broadway, in Canada, throughout Australia, and on a 60-city North American tour.

As already confirmed, the new UK and Ireland tour will open in Leicester on 1 March 2024. The production will then perform at the Liverpool Empire (12 to 23 March), Millennium Centre Cardiff (2 to 6 April), Theatre Royal Plymouth (9 to 13 April), Southampton Mayflower (16 to 20 April), Oxford New Theatre (23 to 27 April), Leeds Grand (30 April to 11 May), Birmingham Hippodrome (21 May to 1 June), Hull New Theatre (4 to 8 June), Belfast Grand Opera House (25 to 29 June), Ipswich Regent Theatre (2 to 6 July), Newcastle Theatre Royal (6 to 17 August), Bristol Hippodrome (20 to 31 August), Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre (10 to 14 September), Edinburgh Playhouse (17 to 21 September), Glasgow Kings Theatre (24 to 28 September), Nottingham Theatre Royal (1 to 5 October), New Wimbledon Theatre (8 to 12 October), Norwich Theatre Royal (15 to 26 October), Milton Keynes Theatre (26 November to 30 November), and The Lowry Salford (3 December to 5 January 2025), with further dates to be announced.

Casting for the tour is to be revealed, with the piece’s creative team including Irene Sankoff and David Hein (book, music and lyrics), Christopher Ashley (director), Kelly Devine (musical staging), Ian Eisendrath (music supervision and arrangements), Beowulf Boritt (scenic design), Toni-Leslie James (costume design), Howell Binkley (lighting design), Gareth Owen (sound design), David Brian Brown (hair design), August Eriksmoen (orchestrations), Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG (casting), Tara Overfield Wilkinson (associate director), and Richard Hinds (associate choreographer).

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