NEW YORK — 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.
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.
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.
The remote town provided refuge to 6,579 passengers and crew on 38 planes that were diverted when U.S. air space was closed.
The Tony-nominated show has already won outstanding musical honours from New York's Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Helen Hayes Awards in Washington, D.C.
The Canadian Press
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