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Come From Away
On the heels of Come From Away’s win of four Olivier Awards in London UK, the show has won another four awards, this time almost half way around the world. The Los Angeles Drama Critics' Circle celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday April 8, 2019 with its annual Los Angeles Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony honouring the best theatre in the Los Angeles area for 2018. Come From Away won Best Production, Best Ensemble Performance, Best Musical Score and Best Musical Direction. The North American National Tour of Come From Away’s played Los Angeles November 28, 2018 to January 6, 2019 at the 2,000-seat Ahmanson Theatre, presented by the Center Theatre Group. The touring production, which began in Seattle on October 9, 2018, is on a multi-year tour across the continent. Its Canadian dates have already included Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary. Its next Canadian stop is at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, August 20 to September 1, 2019. The Toronto production of Come From Away is now in its second smash year, playing at the Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street.