The tour, which will begin performances in Columbia, SC at Koger Center for the Performing Arts on October 17th, will feature Danny Arnold, Kathleen Cameron, Trey DeLuna, Addison Garner, Andrew Harvey, Andrew Hendrick, Hannah Kato, Chelsea LeValley, Kristin Litzenberg, Miranda Luze, Stanton Morales, Candace Alyssa Rhodes, Molly Samson, Jason Tyler Smith, Nathan David Smith, Shawn W. Smith, Dekontee Tucrkile and Andre Williams.
The tour stage management team is led by production stage manager Abby Bobb and is supported by assistant stage manager Gloria Bontrager-Thomas. The company management team is led by company manager Mackenzie Douglas with assistant company manager Scott Montgomery. The tour music director is Harry Collins.
The Come From Away tour will also feature the following musicians: Logan Mitchell (Reeds), Gioia Gedicks (Fiddle), Azana Hightower (Guitar 1), McKinley Foster (Guitar 2), Isaiah Smith (Bass), Brandon Wong (Drums/Percussion), Spencer Inch (Percussion)
Come From Away features scenic design by Tony Award winner Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Tony Award nominee Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Howell Binkley, sound design by Olivier & Outer Critics Circle Award winner and Tony Award nominee Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Olivier Award winner and Grammy & Tony Award nominee August Eriksmoen, music arrangements by Olivier Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Ian Eisendrath, tour music supervision by Wendy Bobbitt-Cavett, and casting by The Telsey Company.
Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us all.
DANNY ARNOLD (Oz and Others). National tour: Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye). Regional: Titanic (Swing), Jekyll & Hyde (Archibald Proops), Hands on a Hardbody (Mike Ferris), Guys & Dolls (Harry the Horse), and Newsies (Theodore Roosevelt/Morris Delancey). TV/Film: Law & Order (NBC). Much gratitude to Brian at Hell’s Kitchen Agency, Rachel Hoffman and the entire CFA creative team. Infinite love to Mom & Dad. danny-arnold.com @dannyarnold24
KATHLEEN CAMERON (Bonnie and Others). Regional: Grease, Sister Act, Beauty & the Beast. Writer/Performer on Characters Welcome at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC. Dedicated to her favo(u)rite Canadian, Jim Cameron.
TREY DeLUNA (Kevin J. / Ali and Others) is excited to bring this beautiful story to life on the road. Chicago credits: A Chorus Line (Al DeLuca), Drury Lane Theatre; Sons of Hollywood (Ramon Novarro), Windy City Playhouse; Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play (Matt/Scratchy), Theater Wit. Regional: The Sound of Music (Rolf), and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (Linus), Parallel 45; West Side Story (Chino), Hope Repertory Theatre. Trey is represented by Gray Talent Group.
ADDISON GARNER (Beverley and Others). Addison Garner, a southern gal from Alabama, is thrilled to be in the captain’s seat. National tour: Hairspray (Velma Von Tussle). Regional: Crazy for You (Irene), Marvelous Wonderettes (Misty), Singin in the Rain (Lina Lamont) and the inaugural cast of Hairspray (RCCL). Proud University of Mobile Musical Theatre Alum. Endlessly grateful for family, friends, ATB talent and Sharp Studios for their never-ending love and support for this crazy kid. This one’s for you, Pawpaw. Philippians 4:13 @addisongarner
ANDREW HENDRICK (Claude and Others) has been a fan of this show since its inception and is thrilled to be joining the Come From Away family! National tour credits include nearly 600 performances of Fiddler On The Roof (Lazar Wolf), Kinky Boots, Bullets Over Broadway (1st Nat’l), Jekyll & Hyde. Andrew is a co-producer of the popular musical Be More Chill (Bway & West End) and The Secret Garden (Los Angeles revival). Thanks to the CFA creative team, NETworks, Rachel Hoffman/Telsey and Co, About Artists Agency. For Dad, whom I am eternally grateful came home from work that day. Instagram: @andrewbhendrick
HANNAH KATO (Janice and Others) is ecstatic to be making her national tour debut in Come From Away. Other credits: Fishing for the Moon (Lucy), Sunflowered (u/s Frankie/Jackie) at Northern Sky Theater, and A Christmas Carol (Fan/Belinda) at Drury Lane Theatre. Lots of love to her wonderful agents at Big Mouth Talent and her family. Soli deo gloria. @hannah.kato / hannahkato.com
KRISTIN LITZENBERG (Beulah and Others). National/International tour: Sister Act. Regional: Escape to Margaritaville (Arizona Broadway Theatre), The Sound of Music (Gateway Playhouse). Kristin holds a BFA from AMDA College of the Performing Arts. Many thanks to Rachel Hoffman and the CFA team. Love to my husband Kevin, my family, and the cats! @kristinlitz
STANTON MORALES (Nick and Others). National tour: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (George, u/s Wonka/Salt), The King & I (Capt. Orton/Sir Edward). Select regional credits: The Secret Garden (Archibald Craven), She Loves Me (Georg Nowack), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Percy Blakeney), Jesus Christ Superstar (Pontius Pilate), and … Spelling Bee (William Barfée), LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award winner. Special thanks to Nicole, Arbender and Tiera at FireStarter. For The Moms!
CANDACE ALYSSA RHODES (Hannah and Others) is thrilled to make her Broadway tour debut in Come From Away! Special thanks to Mikey & The Collective, Telsey & Company, and my incredible teachers and friends for their endless support. Extra love to my family and pups. Psalm 37:3. candacerhodes.com @candace.roseee
MOLLY SAMSON (Diane and Others) is overjoyed to share this beautiful story across North America. Select Regional: Engeman Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Axelrod PAC. Recent NYC: Sugar, Surviving the Rosenthals (Theatre Row), The Jury, Soundbites (Theatre Now), Safe Hands (Connelly Theatre), Funny Face Developmental Reading (Alchemy Production Group), and shows at 54 Below. Touring: Clifford LIVE, Monster Who Ate My Peas, Encore!! Forever grateful to the CFA Team, Rachel Hoffman, ATB, Mom, and Chuka (my luh!). http://www.mollysamson.com @biggymollz
JASON TYLER SMITH (Bob and Others) is so excited to be back on the road, this time with Come From Away! Born and raised in Montclair, NJ, his previous credits include RENT 20th Natl tour, Passing Strange (Youth), HARLEM (Amazon Prime). Jason would like to thank NETworks, About Artist, BP, J&C, his amazing Mother, and his incredibly loving friends and family @jasontyler_smith
SHAWN W. SMITH (Kevin T. / Garth and Others) honored to join Come From Away and tell such an important story. Recent credits: Rogers: The Musical (“Save the City”), Marvel Studios/Disney/D23 Expo; Stranger Sings: The Parody Musical (Hopper and others), Off-Broadway; Waitress (Earl), National tour; Escape to Margaritaville (Tully), Arizona Broadway Theatre. Follow his band ‘Stray and the Soundtrack’ (Spotify, iTunes). IG: @shawnwsmith. Thank you to my friend and agent, Brian, my parents, Rachel Hoffman and the team over at Telsey, and my friends for their endless support and love.
ANDREW HARVEY (Standby) is an actor, musician, and voice actor based in New York City, where he lives surrounded by various string instruments and house plants. He is best known for his work in recent productions of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story and is truly honored to be a part of the Come From Away family. Other regional credits include Ring of Fire (Ernie) and Oklahoma (Ensemble).
CHELSEA LeVALLEY (Dance Captain, Standby) started her journey with CFA in the Seattle Repertory Theatre/La Jolla Playhouse co-production seven years ago. It’s a dream come true to return to telling this story! Favorite credits: Jane Eyre (Jane), Newsies (Katherine), A Proper Place (Lady Mary), American Idiot (Heather)… BFA Elon University. 50+ roles based in Seattle -> Vanlife -> Oahu, HI. “Tell me, what is it you plan to do / with your one wild and precious life?” HE>i, God is faithful. ChelseaLeValley.com
MIRANDA LUZE (Standby). Past credits: Kinky Boots (Norwegian Cruise Line), The Office: A Musical Parody (Off B’Way), and Little Women (The Palace Theatre). Recordings: Ryan Scott Oliver’s Past Demons, and Ethan Carlson’s Her Sound available on all streaming platforms. Special thanks to my husband Nathan and my family, both biological and chosen. @miranda.luze
NATHAN DAVID SMITH (Standby). Off-Broadway: The Office! A Musical Parody, Friends! The Musical Parody (The Theater Center). Regional: American Idiot (American Stage), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Arizona Broadway Theatre), Legally Blonde (Palace Theatre), Jersey Boys (Millbrook Playhouse). Endless love to my family and to get to tour with my wife, Miranda, on this production! @nathan.david.smith
DEKONTEE TUCRKILE (Standby) is so excited to be a part of this incredible cast! Recent theatre credits: Wizard of Oz, Ragtime, Addams Family, A Little Night Music, and She Loves Me. Dekontee is a musical theatre Tiktoker and has been featured in Musicnotes’ blog and BroadwayWorld.com. Thank you to God, Natalie and the team at LA Talent, Ally Taylor, family + friends, and Joseph for all the support. Tiktok: Dekontee2Clay | DekonteeTucrkile.com
ANDRE WILLIAMS (Standby) is overjoyed to be making his National tour debut in Come From Away! Previous theatre credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Joseph), Sherlock Holmes Returns (Inspector Lastrade), The Little Mermaid (Sebastian). Much love to friends and family for their constant support, and the entire CFA team. IG: @andreewillaimss
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