“Welcome to the Rock” from Come From Away at The 5th Avenue Theatre


On the northeast tip of North America, on
an island called Newfoundland, there’s an airport. And next to it is a town called Gander. Tonight we honor what was lost. But we also commemorate what we found. [ALL] ♪ You are here ♪ ♪ At the start of a moment ♪ ♪ On the edge of the world ♪ ♪ Where the river meets the sea ♪ ♪ Here! ♪ ♪ On the edge of the Atlantic ♪ ♪ On an island in between ♪ ♪ There and here ♪ ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander ♪ ♪ There and here ♪ ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander ♪ ♪ There and here ♪ ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander, I’m an Islander ♪ ♪ I am an Islander ♪ ♪ Welcome to the fog, welcome to the trees ♪ ♪ A kiss and a cod and whatever’s in between ♪ ♪ To the one’s who’ve left, you’re never truly gone ♪ ♪ A candle’s in the window and the kettle’s always on ♪ ♪ To the coves and the caves and the people from the planes ♪ [CLAUDE] 5 days! [BONNIE] 19 animals! [BEULAH] And 7,000 strays! [MEN] ♪ When the sun is setting and it’s darker than before ♪
[WOMEN] ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander ♪ [MEN] ♪ If you’re hoping for a harbor then you’ll find an open door
[WOMEN] ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander ♪ [MEN] ♪ In the winter from the water through whatever’s in the way
[WOMEN] ♪ I’m an Islander, I am an Islander ♪ [ALL] ♪ To the one’s who have come from away, we say♪ ♪ Welcome to the – ♪ ♪ Welcome to the – ♪ ♪ Welcome to the – ♪ ♪ Welcome to the – ♪ ♪ Welcome to The Rock ! ♪

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