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Come From Away Australian cast announced

By Krisinda Merhi December 7, 2018

How exciting! 

By now we're sure you’ve heard Come From Away is coming to Australia. 

If you haven’t, now you know. 

Well, with the show set to kick off in Melbourne in July 2019, things are finally underway. 

The first line of business? Announcing the Australian cast. 

The Aussies who will bring to life the joyous true story of 7,000 air passengers who became grounded in Gander (a small Canadian town) in the wake of 9/11 includes names from hits like Kinky Boots, Wicked, The Rocky Horror show and more. 

Nicholas Brown (Disney India’s Beauty and the Beast) will play Kevin J, a plane passenger on his way home from Paris when his trip was diverted. 

Zoe Gertz (Wicked and Les Miserables) will step into the role of Beverley Bass, the first female American Airlines pilot. 

Joining the cast there’s also Nathan Carter as Nick (Kinky Boots, Wicked, and Sydney Opera’s My Fair Lady), Simon Maiden as Oz (The Dressmaker), Laura Murphy as Janice an more. 

Producer Roy Rigby said, “The entire creative team is excited by the extraordinary cast that has been assembled for the Australian company of Come From Away, and we look forward to announcing additional members of the company in early 2019.” 

Premiering exclusively in Melbourne at the newly renovated Comedy Theatre from July 2019. Book now at comefromaway.com.au.

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