Come from Away (West End)
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Come from Away (West End)

Come from Away (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(761 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful

About the Show

Olivier Award-winning show inspired by the true events which took place following the 9/11 attacks. Read more Show less

Show-Score Member Reviews (761)

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52 Reviews | 7 Followers
Heartbreaking, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if What an emotional ride this show takes you on. Such a sad topic but out of that comes compassion, friendship, community and love and music

Don't see it if You don’t like sad stories

53 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intelligent, Great staging, Great singing, Exquisite, Absorbing

See it if you want a good cry

Don't see it if you are heartless

107 Reviews | 8 Followers
Riveting, Masterful, Must see, Great singing, Great acting

See it if Rachel Tucker, Rachel Tucker & finally Rachel Tucker. Her portrayal of the captain was masterful. The rest of the cast was amazing as well.

Don't see it if No reason

85 Reviews | 5 Followers
Relevant, Clever, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you like been taken on a rollercoaster of emotions in 100 minutes

Don't see it if you're totally insensitibe

161 Reviews | 6 Followers
Welcome to the rock

See it if … you want to celebrate an uplifting story of kindness, warmth, humour in the darkest tragedy. An amazing show and cast and banging music.

Don't see it if There is no reason not to see it.

199 Reviews | 32 Followers
Masterful, Must see, Exquisite, Clever, Delightful

See it if You want to be inspired, laugh, cry and feel all your emotions

Don't see it if This is the only show I’ve ever given 100 to, so there’s no reason not to see it Read more

302 Reviews | 16 Followers
Great writing, Great staging, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You want to see the best show in town!

Don't see it if Can't think of a reason.

63 Reviews | 4 Followers
Great staging, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Masterful, Clever

See it if you want a fantastic original score, heartwarming true stories in the face of tragedy, and a hugely talented cast all playing multiple roles

Don't see it if N/A Read more

Critic Reviews (14)

The Telegraph (UK)
February 18th, 2019

At the same time, much as I consider its hour and 40-minute non-stop evocation of that sleepless and rather surreal episode informative, inspiring and even stirring too, there’s a glossiness about it that smooths over the upset of that era-defining world event.
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London Theatre
February 18th, 2019

It's a show with an impact that’s difficult to describe: it feels like it creeps up on you unawares, before flooring you with emotion. I was just overwhelmed - and judging by the cheers and tears on the opening night, most of the audience seemed to be, too.
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The Times (UK)
February 19th, 2019

It’s an evening that, frankly, gets everything right. Did I stand and cheer at the end? I was still standing and cheering on the train home.
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The Guardian (UK)
February 18th, 2019

"It is musically vigorous and excellently staged but...I found something bludgeoning about its relentless celebration of civic virtue...The songs, which have a folk-rock feel, are good and Christopher Ashley’s direction and Kelly Devine’s musical staging ingeniously use rearranged chairs to evoke both a suffocating plane cabin and the diverse spaces opened to the visitors...The show could hardly be better done even if, as a work of art, I found it lacking in complexity and argument."
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Time Out London
February 18th, 2019

"It’s all totally, soul-feedingly wonderful...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. Actors swap between playing locals and incomers with a fluidity that shows it’s just chance separating the two...It’s seductive in its resolute unsexiness, and its gentle uncynical warmth spills off the stage, extending a hug to an audience that wouldn’t dream of turning it away."
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Time Out London
August 16th, 2021

‘Come from Away’ creates a kind of temporary utopia: a little world where (almost) everyone is forced, by earth-shattering events hundreds of miles away, to come together and build a community based on principles of generosity and care.
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The Stage (UK)
February 18th, 2019

It’s hard not to be moved by a show this strong, and one that proves how good intentions can pave the way to heaven, or at least a higher form of humanity.
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The Independent (UK)
February 18th, 2019

In these divisive times, with invasion scares and border walls and trumped-up national emergencies, the show’s celebration of selfless hospitality has certainly found its moment.
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