- Matthew Murphy
The plot demonstrates the hospitality Newfoundland residents offered to passengers on diverted airliners after 9/11 — in a town so small the 7,000 passengers nearly overwhelmed the number of residents. It’s a musical, then, about generosity and kindness to strangers, and a gentle, salutary reminder that borders need not be barbed and that people need not be cruel.
Come From Away is still playing to packed houses in Manhattan, so we’re lucky that it’s coming from far away to us now.
$45-$278, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Sundays through March 1, Majestic Theatre, 224 E Houston St, (210) 226-3333, majesticempire.com.
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