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The Making of Come From Away

Members say: Intelligent, Entertaining, Relevant, Absorbing, Thought-provoking

About the show

Broadway Producer Jessica Genick leads this Salon about "Come From Away". Learn all about the development of the hit Broadway musical and its thrilling journey to Broadway.

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Jessica Genick, who has produced 10 Broadway shows, shares exclusive backstage stories that will enhance and enrich your theater going experience. Did you know that "Come From Away" had four previous productions—and one concert—prior to its arrival on Broadway? The story of how "Come From Away" was created is worthy of its own Broadway musical!


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“The Making of Come From Away” hasn't been reviewed by any Critics (yet!)

98
Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant, Entertaining, Fabulous!!!

See it if You want to find out more about this very special show in particular or the journey of any show to Broadway. Fun. Informative. Loved it!!!

Don't see it if If you have no interest in the “production side” of how a show gets from idea to the Broadway stage.

95
Delightful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to chat with fellow CFA lovers and hear how everyone relates to the show.

Don't see it if You haven’t seen Come From Away. Spoiler alert plus you wouldn’t be able to engage with the group.

95
Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Resonant

See it if You loved “Come from Away” and want to learn more about how the production came to be. The teacher also brought us into the conversation.

Don't see it if You didn’t enjoy “Come from Away”

95
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You want to spend an hour with intense and educated theatre fans discussing the development of an important Broadway show.

Don't see it if if the topic doesn't interest you.

Also This was a great get together and some of the other attendees were as ... Read more Read less

93
Entertaining, Intimate, Sophisticated

See it if You want an up close & intimate discussion with sophisticated theatre goers & a come from away producer in a fast paced one hour discussion

Don't see it if You don't want a behind the scenes look into this production's life leading up to a successful run on broadway

92
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Engaging, Great conversation, Nice personal touches

See it if you've seen and loved Come From Away, or you plan to see it; if you appreciate hearing about a musical's journey from conception to stage.

Don't see it if you have no interest in Broadway show production.

Also Jessica is a dynamic presenter who engaged us in conversation about Co... Read more Read less

91
Absorbing, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if Your interested in knowing about the process to bring a show to Broadway. Learning about the "what if...."

Don't see it if The behinds the scene process doesn't interest you.

90
Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you want to know how a successful Broadway musical with an unusual background and topic made it to Broadway.

Don't see it if you don't consider the process part of the magic.

88
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Profound, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You are really into theater! Jessica who runs the class is great! I didn't see the show yet but it made me want to see it that much more!!😊

Don't see it if You don't like discussions or don't like multiple topics being discussed at once

88
Funny, Absorbing, Entertaining, Educational

See it if You want to learn about some of the creative and behind the scenes process of bringing this show to life and Broadway.

Don't see it if You do not like talk backs or group educational settings.

85
Absorbing, Delightful, Relevant

See it if Jessica is very personalble and gave insightful infor about how the Show came to B’way. We even had a surprise guest that went to Gander.

Don't see it if You don’t think the background infor is relevant.

Also It’s very telling that all 12 of us in the Salon saw Come From Away al... Read more Read less

79
Entertaining, Informative

See it if You are interested in the back story of a Broadway play.

Don't see it if You expect to hear juicy insider stories.

25
Ambitious, Disappointing, Insipid, Void of any interesting information i didn't already know

See it if you were curious about any of the behind-the-scene stories about the making of the show.

Don't see it if you were curious about any behind-the-scene stories about the making of the show because none will actually be revealed.

Also I LOVED the musical Come From Away. In fact, on the evening after I ca... Read more Read less

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You want to know more about Come From Away! Loved all of the inside scoop

Don't see it if You did not like the show.

100
During previews For a previous production
Absorbing, Intelligent, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in the business of broadway and want to see how a show went from a concept to a finished living and breathing show.

Don't see it if you do not want to participate. There is some group participation.

100
During previews For a previous production
Must see, Refreshing, Relevant, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You need an antidote to politics and the news, and want to laugh and be uplifted by goodness, community and humanity

Don't see it if You're looking for marquis stars, Broadway spectacle and over the top costumes, orchestration and belting

100
During previews For a previous production
Intelligent, Refreshing, Entertaining, Highly informative

See it if You want to learn more about what it takes behind-the-scenes to get a passion project up on its feet.

Don't see it if You aren't either a current or future patron of "Come From Away"

100
During previews For a previous production
Thought-provoking, Masterful, Interesting, Engaging, Too-short

See it if You are a fan of Come From Away and would like to know more of the creative process bringing a musical to Broadway.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of Come From Away

Also My only regret is that we only had one hour. Jessica is a charming ind... Read more Read less

97
During previews For a previous production
Clever, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You are interested in the making of a show and how it comes to Broadway

Don't see it if You just want to see the show itself and are not interested into insights about the show.

95
During previews For a previous production
Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if you are interested in a co-producer's role and involvement in creating a new show.

Don't see it if you are just not interested in hearing about the backstory of how a show comes into creation.

95
During previews For a previous production
Clever, Delightful, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You want a more in depth discussion to enhance your Broadway experience. If you're looking for "behind the scenes" insight.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy open round table like discussions.

94
During previews For a previous production
Absorbing, Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you enjoyed Come From Away, want to learn more about the production of the show, etc.

Don't see it if you didn't like Come From Away, you don't like classes

94
During previews For a previous production
Thought-provoking, Refreshing, Relevant

See it if You enjoy discussing Come From Away and are interested in the show's development and insights into the business of Broadway.

Don't see it if You're not interested in the behind the curtain business of a Broadway show

92
During previews For a previous production
Informative, interesting

See it if The roundtable wasn't a show so can't be rated as such. You should attend one if you have an interest in the show, or in theater.

Don't see it if If you're not interested in the back story of the show.

90
During previews For a previous production
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Fascinating

See it if You're interested in how a show, specifically come from away, reaches broadway. Or in how broadway works in general.

Don't see it if You're looking for behind the scenes gossip.

Also Jessica asked the audience if anyone had anything to share about their... Read more Read less