Come From Away is likely to be the COVID antidote all of us want

Rodney Rigby, producer of Come From Away, believes the message behind the smash-hit musical might be simply the tonic Sydney audiences want subsequent 12 months.

Rigby says the present’s uplifting message, centred across the individuals of the distant city of Gander in Newfoundland, Canada, who rushed to the help of 1000’s of passengers stranded there throughout the 9/11 assaults on the US, will converse to Australian audiences dealing with COVID.

The cast of Come From Away in Melbourne.

The forged of Come From Away in Melbourne.
Credit score:Jeff Busby

“The whole worldwide staff of Come From Away agrees that, extra so than ever, it’s an excellent present for this time,’’ he says.

“It’s going to convey individuals collectively and can be a method to thank docs, nurses, bus drivers – everybody doing important jobs to assist us get by means of, simply as they did in Gander. It’s going to present a way of constructive drive for individuals coming to see the present.’’