Critics Are Raving About... Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre

13 Mar
Author: Staff
Critics are raving about...Come From Away

An unexpected hit when it originally opened on Broadway, COME FROM AWAY has flown the coop, finally landing in London's West End. Needless to say, this heartwarming new musical about the triumph of humanity in the face of tremendous evil stole the hearts of UK audiences as much as across the Atlantic.

Nominated for a series of the biggest honours at this year's Olivier Awards, fans and critics alike would no doubt love to see it scoop some accolades. See what the critics are saying about it here...

The Times - ★★★★★
Dominic Maxwell: It takes all of ten seconds to be in its generous embrace. You stay there for the next 100 minutes: laughing, tapping your foot, wiping away tears, feeling good about humanity — what a rare, welcome feeling that is these days...
The Stage - ★★★★★
Tim Bano: An incredibly moving, life-affirming and uplifting musical Canadian musical set in the aftermath of 9/’s the best tonic there can be to a world that feels so divided at the moment...
Time Out - ★★★★★
Alice Saville: Musicals don’t come much more low-key, wholesome or Canadian than ‘Come from Away’...It feels so organic that you almost don’t notice how carefully it’s been crafted. Individual stories are woven through rousing, foot-stomping, all-company choruses...
London Theatre - ★★★★★
Mark Shenton: A tight-knit ensemble company of just twelve actors, all of whom play multiple roles, lend it fierce commitment and bring a spellbinding individuality to each character they pick up along the feels like it creeps up on you unawares, before flooring you with emotion
Evening Standard - ★★★★
Henry Hitchings: Acast of 12 switch between playing the locals and  the stranded travellers...its defining features are charm, energy and a real generosity of spirit...
Arts Desk - ★★★★
Matt Wolf: Against the grimmest of backdrops, generosity and even grace can be possible. That's the eternally uplifting message of Come From Away...amid loss, it seems, something was found, and who could ask for more than that..?
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