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Ticket competition: Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre

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Time 19:30
Date 27/05/22
Price £20

Winner of Best New Musical across the globe, Come From Away shares the incredible real-life story of the 7k air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11.

7,000 Stranded Passengers. One Small Town. A Remarkable True Story.

This heartwarming production tells the true story of how the small Newfoundland community invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.

Experience the joy, heartache and soaring music as the spirited locals and global passengers overcome their fears and a world of cultural differences to come together and forge friendships that will stay with them forever. The first female American Airlines captain, the quick-thinking town mayor, the mother of a New York firefighter and the eager local news reporter are among the many real characters caught at the start of the moment that changed the course of history, and whose stories became a true celebration of hope, humanity and unity.

Tony Award-winning director Christopher Ashley alongside Olivier Award winning writers Irene Sankoff and David Hein bring this amazing story to life in a life-affirming production that has audiences on their feet every single night.

Come on in. The door is open and the kettle is on.

Come From Away is 100 minutes with no interval. Recommended for ages 10+.

★★★★★
“This miraculous masterpiece is totally, soul-feedingly wonderful.”
Time Out

★★★★★
“This musical gets everything right. Irresistible and inspiring.”
The Times
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COMPETITION: Win 1x Pair of tickets to attend Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre on a selected date on a Monday to Thursday, between now and 21 July, with the exception of 30 May-2 June.


To enter the competition, send an email to jamie@run-riot.com with the correct answer in the ‘subject’ line. Please state your preferred date to attend. The winner will be randomly selected by Friday 27 May.

Q: In the wake of 9/11, 38 aircraft were instructed to land with their collective 7,000 passengers in the small Canadian town of Gander. According to the 2021 census, what is the population of Gander?
A: .1) 79,640 .2) 23,900 .3) 13,650 .4) 11,880

Ts&Cs
The prize is for two best available tickets to see Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre, London valid for Monday to Thursday performances until 21 July 2022, excluding 30 May-2 June, strictly subject to availability. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. The prize is non-transferrable, no cash alternative is available and travel is not included. The prize winner is responsible for any extra charges incurred whilst redeeming the prize.

Photo credit for production shots: Craig Sugden

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