May 19, 2017 2:49 pm
Updated: May 23, 2017 9:07 am

‘Come From Away’ to take off on North American tour in 2018

The cast of "Come From Away," are shown in a 2016 handout photo. The musical is set to embark on a North American tour in 2018.

HO-Matthew Murphy/The Canadian Press

Canadian musical “Come From Away” will embark on a North American tour beginning next year.

The award-winning show will launch its tour at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre in October 2018.

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Additional cities have not yet been announced.

The 9/11-inspired musical also announced an extension of its current Broadway showcase, with tickets now available for performances through May 20, 2018.

A third production of “Come From Away” will be staged at Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre beginning on Feb. 13, 2018.

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Created by Canadian husband-and-wife duo Irene Sankoff and David Hein, “Come From Away” is set in Gander, N.L., following the 9/11 attacks.

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