The artistic team and cast for the new musical Come From Away gathered for the first time this week in D.C. Among those in attendance were the show’s creators, Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Take a look at behind-the-scenes photos from the first read through of the show in rehearsal.
The walking tour Investigation: Detective McDevitt visitors on an interactive journey through the crime that changed America: Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Hear from one of our guides, Matthew Dewberry, about portraying an 1865 detective on this unique tour of D.C.
Summertime with Ford’s Education means welcoming our new Teachers-in-Residence. This year, we have the good fortune of working with not one, but two incredible educators! This year’s powerful duo will help us better understand teachers’ needs and steer us toward developing and implementing more useful resources and programs.
Come From Away, the new musical at Ford’s Theatre, commemorates the warmth and compassion that thousands of people found in a small town called Gander, Newfoundland, when their planes were diverted to Canada after the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.
The musical Come From Away, playing at Ford’s Theatre this fall, tells the true story of how a small Canadian town cared for 6,579 airline passengers stranded there on 9/11. We wanted to get the facts behind this heart-warming true story about the better angels of human nature.
What would you do if 6,579 strangers landed on your doorstep? The new musical, Come From Away, explores just that! Opening at Ford’s Theatre in September 2016, Come From Away is the true story of how on September 11, 2001, 38 planes were stranded in a remote town in Newfoundland.
We are thrilled to share the casting information for the Washington production of Come From Away! Many in our cast have performed with the Come From Away company in their pre-D.C. iterations in San Diego and Seattle. We cannot wait for this talented bunch to begin rehearsals with us later this summer!