The cast of Come From Away’s London West End production performed live on the Olivier Awards 2019 at the weekend.
With a score and book written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away proved a huge hit on Broadway before transferring to the West End in 2019.
The award winning play shares the touching real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.
The cast of 12 together with the Come From Away band performed live at the Olivier Awards, singing opening song Welcome To The Rock.
You can watch Come From Away’s performance at the Olivier Awards below…
Come From Away was nominated for nine awards at the ceremony and walked away with four, including Best New Musical.
Other wins included Best Sound Design for Gareth Owen, Best Theatre Choreographer for Kelly Devine and Outstanding Achievement In Music for the show’s music team.
Further nominations were Best Actor In A Supporting Role In A Musical for both Clive Carter and Robert Hands, Best Actress In a Supporting Role In A Musical for Rachel Tucker, Best Lighting Design for Howell Binkley and Best Director for Christopher Ashley.
Currently playing at the Phoenix Theatre, Come From Away is booking through to 14 September, 2019. Tickets for the show, which runs for an hour and 40 minutes with no interval, can be purchased from £12.
Alongside Olivier nominees Tucker, Carter and Hands, the current Come From Away cast is made up of Jenna Boyd, Nathanael Campbell, Mary Doherty, Helen Hobson, Jonathan Andrew Hume, Harry Morrison, Emma Salvo, David Shannon and Cat Simmons.
Standbys are Bob Harms, Chiara Baronti, Kirsty Malpass, Tania Mathurn, Alexander McMorran, Brandon lee Sears and Jennifer Tierney.