Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Harter Clingman ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in the national touring company of the Broadway hit Come From Away, Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s musical based on the true story of what transpired when 38 airplanes were ordered to land unexpectedly in a small Canadian island town in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, stranding 7,000 travelers and triggering an outpouring of support from the residents of the small town.
The touring production plays July 30 through August 18 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, located at 151 W. Randolph in Chicago’s downtown theatre district. This marks the Chicago premiere of the Tony Award-winning 2017 show.
In an interview with the suburban Daily Herald newspaper, Clingman says he’s excited about “bringing a show that is so ensemble-based to a town that celebrates that kind of storytelling. I take such pride being a member of the Chicago community and this story is just something that they’re going to eat up.”