The present, written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, options an ensemble solid of 12 actors — six ladies, six males — who painting greater than 60 characters.
“Come From Away” can also be Aubrey’s U.S. debut. Earlier than touchdown this position, Aubrey labored as an actor, author and cabaret artist in her native Australia.
“I had determined I needed to see if I may swim in an even bigger pond, so to talk,” she mentioned. “So the truth that that is my first U.S. contract actually feels as if I gained the lottery the primary day trip.”
Aubery was initially employed as a stand-by actor for the actress taking part in the “Beverley” roles, and inside 10 months had moved as much as taking on the half. The touring manufacturing had been on the highway for near 18 months, together with a cease in Oklahoma Metropolis, earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic compelled it to be postponed.
“Like everybody else, I assumed this COVID factor would play itself out in just a few weeks,” Aubery mentioned with a wry snort. “However after some time, once we realized this limbo was going to final for a while, my husband and I had been in a position to go to Australia to go to with household, as a result of at the moment, Australia had no circumstances.”
Tulsa would be the second cease on the recommenced tour, and getting again into correct kind has had its share of challenges.
“Typically it’s as if one a part of your physique is telling you, ‘Ah, sure, I keep in mind that is the best way to do it,’ after which one other a part of your physique says, ‘I’m not so positive about that,’” Aubrey mentioned. “Additionally, within the time we’ve been away, all of us within the solid have gone by way of some life adjustments, and we’ve been in a position to convey all that to the stage in a manner that has actually refreshed this present for us all.