The filmed version of the popular Broadway musical “Come From Away” will be released on Apple TV Plus.
Apple Original Films has acquired the rights to record live performances on stage, which are in progress, production and funded by Entertainment One previously announced plans to release the film in September, although Apple has not given an exact release date.
Broadway theaters are closed March 12, 2020, forcing the majority of the theater community to be shut down. The upcoming production will employ more than 200 people, including actors, crews and creatives.
“Come From Away” filming version directed by Christopher Ashley. It is scheduled to record at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater in May and a cast from a Broadway production is expected.
“Come From Away” takes place the week following the September 11 attacks and tells the true story of what happened when 38 planes loaded with 7,000 passengers were ordered to land in the small Canadian city of Gander. In Newfoundland unexpectedly It opened on Broadway in 2017 and was nominated for 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Jennifer Todd and Bill Condon will be co-produced with original musical producers Junkyard Dog Productions, and Mark Gordon Brittany Hapner will serve as co-producers, Irene Sankoff and stage writer David Hein will serve as executive producers. With Jon Kamen from RadicalMedia, Dave Sirulnick and Meredith Bennett.
While the Broadway play is still dark But theaters offer additional content for the audience to enjoy at home. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “Hamilton”, filmed last year on Disney Plus and “Diana,” a new musical about the Princess of Wales is slated to Onto Netflix before it launches on Main Stem.