‘Come From Away’ announces new cast from June 2022
An Olivier-nominated actor returns to the show.
Following his Olivier-nominated performance in the original West End Come From Away cast, Robert Hands will return to play the role of Nick and others. Kirsty Malpass will also rejoin the company as Bonnie and others.
Having starred in Come From Away in Australia, Sarah Morrison will join the London cast. Lejaun Sheppard will play Bob and others, and Lucy Park will star in the show. The new company members begin performances on 6 June.
The London cast includes Jenna Boyd as Beulah and others, James Doherty as Claude and others, Mark Dugdale as Kevin T/Garth and others, Gemma Knight Jones as Hannah and others, Alice Fearn as Beverley/Annette and others, Kate Graham as Diane and others, Jonathan Andrew Hume as Kevin J/Ali and others, Harry Morrison as Oz and others, and Emma Salvo as Janice and others.
The Come From Away ensemble features Chiara Baronti, Ricardo Castro, Stuart Hickey, Alexander McMorran, Jennifer Tierney and Matthew Whennell-Clark.
Based on the stories of 7,000 air passengers diverted to Gander in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Come From Away tells of a resilient international community that formed between strangers who became friends. Find out more about Come From Away in London.
The musical is written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, who based the musical on true stories they discovered while in Newfoundland in 2011. Christopher Ashley directs, with scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Gareth Owen.
Come From Away is at the Phoenix Theatre.
Photo credit: New Come From Away cast (Photo by Craig Sugden)
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