Seattle Rep creative team offers behind-the-scenes look at their new musical, "Come From Away"
SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2015--On Nov. 21 at noon, The Museum of Flight and the Seattle Repertory Theatre present a behind-the-scenes look at the Rep's world premiere of the musical, "Come From Away." The play--open Nov. 13-Dec. 13--is based on the true story of when 7,000 airline passengers from around the world were diverted to the town of Gander, Newfoundland (population 8,000) after the New York attack on Sept. 11, 2001. The creative staff for "Come From Away" will talk about event and how it was made into a musical. The production's Chelsea LeValley will perform a song from the show.
See the Seattle Repertory Theatre Website for more about "Come From Away."
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