My daughter is mad from come from away and is thrilled with it me not so much but he ll what do I know Tr s int ressant lire avant d aller voir le spectacle pour mieux appr cier ce dernier. Saw the show in London, it was fabulous and my daughter asked for this book after , definitely worth the price It is a wonderful companion book to the musical It provides a lot of context and background information about the musical, including the creative process of the writers. After seeing Come From Away in Toronto last spring, I pre ordered the book on and received it on the official publication date I spent the next two days devouring it.The book is a spell binding record of a wonderful musical, the tragic events that inspired it, and the outpouring of kindness and inventiveness that resulted Producing the book clearly took as much effort and talent as producing the show And I learned a lot about the real people of Gander, the real plane people, and the theatrical production I didn t realize, while watching the excellent actors, that I was seeing in some cases color blind casting good work, everyone I warmly recommend this book, except for the work of the publisher Hachette Book Group seems to have taken a hatchet to its proofreading costs Errors misspellings, missing quotation marks and paragraph indents, a block of text inserted twice begin in the middle of the book and snowball up to the end Destroying a brand does not increase shareholder value and does decrease customer satisfaction or don t they teach that to MBAs Buyer, beware.Nevertheless, the text and photos in Come From Away are richly rewarding If you ve seen the show, it s a great memento if you haven t seen it, it s on tour right now go mle nevin is the author of the Champlain Stories collection Changing Course, Dulcimer Hill, Ever After, and Fire Lake coming in October 2019. 2 I found this book on after seeing Come From Away for the second time This book wonderfully combines the story, lyrics included deleted scenes and material , and photos of the show with narrative and comments about how the composers researched and put together the show, actor insights, comments and actual stories and reports from the real events and people of Gander and the surround communities on and after 9 11 It was also fun to hear about reunions and updates in the years following the event. Just saw the musical and loved the play This year went to 9 11 museum in New York And heard about diversion of planes interested in it and after watching play wanted the book Helps one believe in goodness of human beings in bad times. Come From Away Welcome to the Rocka fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award winning Broadway musical, featuring the book and lyrics for the first time in print, backstage stories and the real history behind the shows events, character design sketches, and songs that ended up on the cutting room floorThe Tony Award winning Broadway musicalCome From Away tells the remarkable true story of a small town that welcomed the world On September planes and , passengers were forced to land in the provincial town of Gander, Newfoundland The local residents opened their arms to the displaced visitors, offering food, shelter, and friendship In the days that followed, cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendshipsCome From Away Welcome to the Rock is the ultimate companion piece to Irene Sankoff and David Heins smash hit musical based on that extraordinary experience Featuring the complete book and lyrics for the first time in print, a foreword by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and exclusive photos of the company and physical production, this essential companion also includes original interviews with passengers, Gander residents, and the actors who portray them The narrative by theater historian Laurence Maslon details the events of that memorable and challenging week and also traces the musicals development from the ten year reunion of residents and airline passengers in Gander, where the idea for the musical was born , to the global phenomenon it is todayCome From Away Welcome to the Rock gives an unprecedented look behind the curtain and demonstrates why the story has touched so many so deeply Because we come from everywhere, we all come from away Great book Whether you ve seen the show or not, this is a great addition to your library.