Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall | Fort Myers, Florida
EVENT RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2021. Originally Tuesday 14th December 2021. All original tickets are still valid!
Come From Away is the astonishing true story of 38 airplanes that were flying on September eleventh 2001. The true story of 7000 passengers marooned in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland Only at the marvelous Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall in the city of Fort Myers on the Wednesday 15th December 2021 (Rescheduled from Tuesday 14th December 2021). This very small Island just off the coast of Canada almost doubled its population overnight as suddenly all these planes had nowhere else to land, pulled together from first-hand accounts of those very passengers this is a truly heart-rending story of enduring friendship, buy your tickets now for the most incredible story you will ever hear!
The scenic designer of Come From Away, Beowulf Boritt, weaves an breathtaking tale through imagery and set design. Echoing to the stunning utilization of the turn table by David Korins in Hamilton, Boritt somehow manages to convince the audience that two rows of chairs paired with a rotating turn table are, in fact, an aeroplane. The clever utilization of minimal set pieces paired with masterful acting helps viewers’ suspension of disbelief as they are transported into the haunting and humbling tale of 6,500 passengers who survived the skies of September 11. So if you want to see all the thrills, highs, lows and excitement of a live theater show, come to the world famous Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers for a night of incredible entertainment.