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
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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