Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Come from Away' Enjoys Extended Toronto Run amid Streak of Sold-Out Shows

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Come from Away' Enjoys Extended Toronto Run amid Streak of Sold-Out Shows

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'Come From Away' enjoys extended Toronto run

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TORONTO - Arts impresario David Mirvish says the Toronto run of "Come From Away" will be extended until next spring after the $5-million production broke even in record time.

Mirvish says the homegrown hit musical recouped its costs following an "unprecedented" 14 weeks of sold-out shows at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

The show was expected to wrap up next January, but will now be moved to the Ontario Heritage Trust's Elgin Theatre for an extended run from February to late April.

To accommodate the production shuffle, Opera Atelier's April performance of Mozart's Idomeneo was moved from the Elgin to the Ed Mirvish Theatre.

"Come From Away" tells the true story of how the town of Gander, N.L., welcomed more than 7,000 stranded airline passengers after 9/11. …

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