This Broadway sleeper hit musical tells the heartwarming true story of a tiny Canadian town that cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More…
On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in the remote town of Gander in Newfoundland, effectively doubling its population. The locals opened their hearts and homes, hosting this international community of strangers–spurring unexpected camaraderie under extraordinary circumstances. Directed by two-time Tony nominee Christopher Ashley ('Memphis,' the revival of 'The Rocky Horror Show').
See it if You want to laugh and cry while remembering an event that is scorched in our minds
Don't see it if You want standard fare about fictional people and places
See it if you love a GREAT story!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Don't see it if you don't have a heart or a love of humanity.
See it if you want to see a strong original ensemble piece. Beautifully sung w/masterful music excellently performed on-stage by rockin' musicians.
Don't see it if you have no heart. Deeply moving, sweet & loving. Hits home for all NY'ers. Amazing ensemble performs AS ONE: their unison is enthralling.
See it if A heartwarming story about how 9/11/2001 impacted a small community in Canada. Everyone has a 9/11 story, and this is a reflection of that.
Don't see it if Well, as a friend put it, the show is about how a bunch of people were inconvenienced during a tragedy.
See it if you want to see a lively, moving musical about the hospitality of the citizens of NewFoundland during the 911 closure of US airspace.
Don't see it if you don't want to be reminded about anything to do with 911 even thought it is done with great energy, passion and love through song & dance
See it if 9/11 is part of your history, you were touched no matter how distantly, you are not aware of how other countries shared our story and help
Don't see it if You are still too traumatized by 9/11, you do not like musicals you feel a real Bway musical must have whistles like a state fair
See it if EVERYONE should see this show. I could not stop smiling after seeing this production. There is something in it for everyone.
Don't see it if I have heard as an argument for not seeing it that it makes light of 9/11, but it doesn't. It celebrates the humanity that resulted from it.
See it if you are interested in a new work that explores an under-told story of 9/11. It could have been cliche, but they managed to pull it off.
Don't see it if You dont like actors playing multiple roles. Or if you do not want to see a 9/11 story.
See it if This beautiful story is a perfect antidote to the malaise and political scene of our current everyday life. People care! People are kind!
Don't see it if Simplistic set that evolves over and over with characters playing multiple parts and clever charismatic music, an overall win.
See it if You still have wounds from 9/11. This magnificent show will help soothe those wounds.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy musicals that restore your faith in humanity with humor and grace.
See it if This true story is moving, but as with real life funny, sad, and complicated. Actors take several roles and yet it feels seamless.
Don't see it if You don't believe that the tragedy of 9/11 happened.
See it if You enjoy podcasts such as This American Life, Radiolab, et al. Enjoy folk music. Want to see a show that is contemplative.
Don't see it if Only enjoy more legit theatre score. Want to see something with choreography. You just want something "light." If 911 is a trigger.
See it if up for an epic story about thousands of souls, distilled very effectively; you need evidence that humanity prevails & is worth striving for
Don't see it if you'd struggle tracking multiple characters inhabited by only 12 actors; looking for a straight musical—music feels incidental, story is key
See it if you can see this play as a beam of hope for humanity, and as entertainment and separate it from the broader scope of 9/11 & its sequelae
Don't see it if you were, and continue to be uneasily cognizant of the events of 9/11; have PTSD triggered by personal connection to that day.
See it if You want to see a wel done show, with a great ensemble, seeking only to entertain you. It was a great night in the theater.
Don't see it if You’re looking for big “star turns”. Jenn Collela was great, but never tried to steal the spotlight from her cast. Not hummable tunes.
See it if You can. Believe the hype, this show is as profoundly beautiful as everyone says. Especially in times like these, it's cathartic to watch.
Don't see it if You get triggered by 9/11. Otherwise, go see it.
See it if enjoy original musicals or stories based on a true, historical event.
Don't see it if I think everyone should see it, even those who were affected closely by that horrific day (9/11/2001)
See it if You want a history of 911 and human kindness. How tragedy brings people together.
Don't see it if You do not like musicals about real life tragedies. Otherwise a must see