Come From Away
Broadway Across Canada production
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Tuesday, March 12 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
Tickets $60 to $250
Review by GRAHAM HICKS, Hicksbiz.com
Lard Tunderin Jaysus, there’s a million reasons to shell out for this gem of a show, which, somewhat ironically, is a major Broadway hit and now touring its way across Canada, in Edmonton at the Jubilee Auditorium from March 12 to 17.
It’s achingly real.
None of the righteousness/indignation/angst of the chattering classes infects this show.
Come From Away is about real, every-day people in the small town (population, about 10,000) of Gander, Newfoundland, whose lives are turned upside down for three to four days.
Thirty-eight jets carrying some 7,000 passengers from every part of the globe had to land at the Gander airport, having been ordered out of the air following the airborne terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Centre towers.
Why Gander? Because it had ...
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