Come From Away
Book, Music and Lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
June 17, 2017
💉💉💉💉💉 out of 5.
There are not enough words to tell you how wonderful this show is! It is fun to experience; it sounds great; it is energetic; the cast is passionate about what they are doing, and you leave the theatre feeling so so good! NYC has always had trouble tying to tell the story of 9/11 in the theatre. Either the story becomes so political that it becomes more of a speech that leaves you cold – – or the 9/11 plays become so maudlin and so lost in the anger and sadness that all you want to do is weep. 9/11 stories were either about the head and they neglected the heart – or they were focused on the heart and they had nothing to say to your head.
Come From Away is the perfect blend. Continue reading Come From Away