“Broadway favorite Jenn Colella then performed the show-stopping number, ‘Me and the Sky,’ from the critically acclaimed musical (performance begins at the 21:18 mark).”
“The celebrated new musical features lyrics and music by Irene Sankokff and David Hein, and Come From Away (Original Broadway Cast Recording) captures the resplendent, raw emotions of the Broadway production.
Just be warned: the uplifting story of human kindness and charity packs an emotional wallop on the album, so you’ll probably want to listen to it with tissues in hand.”
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But even the most stalwart cynics may have trouble staying dry-eyed during this portrait of heroic hospitality under extraordinary pressure.”
– Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“The idea of a 9/11 musical might evoke some gasps, groans and nightmares…but its message of acceptance seems even more timely now than it might have been 16 years ago.
A remarkably uplifting story about the September 11 attacks, gives this musical a unique niche and a reason to be optimistic.”
– Matthew Murphy, Newsweek
“…the production, a collaboration with Seattle Repertory Theatre, is staged with remarkable finesse and buoyancy…Kelly Devine’s choreography keeps the movement lively…”
– Charles McNulty, LA Times
“Kristin Hanggi’s cheeky staging and Kelly Devine‘s pulsating choreography makes it an enjoyable journey.”– Joe Dziemianowicz, New York Daily News
“Director Kristin Hanggi and choreographer Kelly Devine inject sincerity into the silliness while energetically shaping the material into a sexy, feel-good romp.”– Roma Torre, NY1