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Show-Score Roundtable: Come From Away

Members say: Thought-provoking, Relevant, Intelligent, Absorbing, Entertaining
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Show-Score Roundtables are your chance to learn all about the business of Broadway, covering everything from a show's big themes to how it got made. The first Roundtable is about 'Come From Away.'

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Jessica Genick, who has produced 10 Broadway shows, shares exclusive backstage stories that will enhance and enrich your theatergoing experience, starting with the Tony Award-winning musical 'Come From Away.' 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! 


At this Roundtable, you will learn all about the show's 
development, and it's thrilling journey to Broadway.

 

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Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to learn more about the business of broadway and specifically Come From Away - great discussion

Don't see it if You want a show; this is a discussion; wish it was set at an actual table or seats in a circle to create an atmosphere for discussion

75
Absorbing, Pleasant but not terribly educational

See it if you want to hear the back story of Come from Away, without any real details or revelations.

Don't see it if you're expecting to learn anything about producing on Broadway or any unpublished backstage stories. Jessica is discreet and professional.

Also I wasn't quite sure what to expect, but to bill this as having anythin... Read more Read less

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Absorbing, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Indulgent

See it if You are interested in the Road to Broadway. Presenter was knowledgeable and giving. Audience was fascinating.Wallpaper great.

Don't see it if you prefer to watch Broadway and don't care how it got that way. And no, you won't get cheap tickets for attending.

88
Absorbing, Intelligent, Engaging, Thoughtful

See it if you have an interest in speaking with a high-level industry professional through the lens of a particular show. Very engaging; not a lecture

Don't see it if you don't really have any interest in hearing the backstory of how the show got to where it is. The discussion is centered on that journey.

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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

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Intelligent, Profound, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you are interested in gaining insights regarding the origin and development of "Come From Away." Members' comments were also quite engaging.

Don't see it if you are not interested in a "behind the scenes" aspect of a Broadway show and don't want to talk about 9/11.

75
Delightful, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if you loved Come From Away and want to discuss that experience with other theater-goers

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

94
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

100
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

95
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
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

88
Absorbing, Engaging, Participatory, Enlightening

See it if you want to bond with your fellow theatergoer about shared experience of seeing show Come From Away.

Don't see it if want to engage in a conversation and share your feedback. It is an engaging give and take conversation rather than a lecture.

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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.

94
Intense, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Relevant

See it if You had any connection to 9/11, you want to hear an amazing and uplifting story, you need inspiration.

Don't see it if You are looking for an all happy musical, you want a big dance musical

100
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
Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant

See it if You're interested in the masterful telling of the story behind one of the best shows ever to hit the stage.

Don't see it if You're not interested in the story behind the story.

98
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you want to feel good--and uplifted!

Don't see it if you don't want to see a feel good play

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

See it if Anyone interested in learning more about theatre production.

Don't see it if not a how do things work sort of person

92
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.