31 minutes | Sep 10, 2021

Welcome to the Rock - Ep 1

“Welcome to the Rock!” is a behind the curtain look at the musical hit Come From Away. Listen to the incredible real-life story of the passengers from all over the world that were grounded in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland in the wake of the events of 9/11. In the first episode, the creative team behind Come From Away discuss their personal experiences on the journey of the musical.In this episode, the creative team behind Come From Away discuss their personal experiences on the journey of the musical. Among other places, the interview took place at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End the afternoon before the Olivier Awards. The voices you will hear in this episode are: David Hein and Irene Sankoff - Book, Music & LyricsChristopher Ashley - DirectorIan Eisendrath - Musical SupervisorKelly Devine - Musical StagingClaude Elliot - Former Gander MayorRachel Tucker - Beverley / Annette and others (West End Cast)David Shannon - Kevin T / Garth and others (West End Cast)Harry Morrison - Oz and others (West End Cast)Jenna Boyd - Beulah and others (West End Cast)Helen Hobson - Diane and others (West End Cast)Clive Carter - Claude and others (West End Cast)Nathanael Campbell - Bob and others (West End Cast)Jonathan Andrew Hume - Kevin J / Ali and others (West End Cast)Emma Salvo - Janice and others (West End Cast)Mary Doherty - (West End Cast)Gareth Owen - Sound DesignerJoseph Smith - ProducerSue Frost - Producer  CURTAIN UP:00:00 - 02:10 - Intro02:15 - 04:40 - The Origin Story04:45 - 10:00 - Colleges, Workshops & Festivals10:05 - 17:30 - The Creative Team Comes Together17:45 - 18:30 - Gander Concert18:35 - 19:40 - Landing on Broadway19:45 - 20:45 - NYC Reviews20:45 - 22:30 - Canadian Embassy, London22:35 - 25:30 - The Dublin Reaction25:45 - 26:25 - London Reviews26:30 - 29:00 - Olivier Awards29:00 - 29:25 - Wrap upCURTAIN DOWN LINKS Come From Away Ticketshttps://comefromaway.com/tickets.php?content=tixbroadway Broadway Show Pagehttps://comefromaway.com/ London Show Pagehttps://comefromawaylondon.co.uk/ Toronto Show Pagehttps://www.mirvish.com/shows/come-from-away Australia Show Pagehttps://comefromaway.com.au/ Shanghai Show Pagehttps://m.juooo.com/ticket/107774  All music and sound rights are reserved. You must not reproduce or use any element of this podcast without explicit written permission of both Junkyard Dog Productions and Curtain Call Ltd.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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