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 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 musicals about our common humanity and better selves move you. This show "shouldn't work" but does BRILLIANTLY! Superb staging and cast.
Don't see it if the subject hits too close to home. Then again it might help heal your pain.
See it if you want an uplifting story that gives you faith in humanity. It's exactly the story we need right now.
Don't see it if I can't think of a reason. I recommend everyone see this. It's so well done. Well directed, intricately staged.
See it if You like human interest stories that elevate your understanding of goodness and loving your neighbors.
Don't see it if You don't like musicals and don't care to see a show that demonstrates selflessness.
See it if I postponed seeing this show,and am so glad i finally saw it! Sad events, heartwarming story...must see.
Don't see it if If you don't want to be reminded of 9/11/01. Totally different perspective of what other people went through at this time.
See it if you want to see a beautifully staged, beautifully acted, very moving and extremely entertaining production. It is really wonderful. I wept.
Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to see it. I saw a review headline that said it tries to do too much. Totally disagree. It is brilliant.
See it if you want to watch a new musical with a concise, interesting story that portrays a powerful sense of community.
Don't see it if the events of 9/11 make you uneasy, even if discussed rather than displayed.
See it if Celtic music & band are AMAZING. I didn't know the story & was interested to learn more about how people beyond NY/DC were impacted by 9/11
Don't see it if I have mixed sentiments & can recognize that I am not the right audience demographic...see below
See it if you want to be moved by a touching story about humanity and the helpful spirit of average people.
Don't see it if you don't want to hear anything more about 9/11 (even some possible good things)
See it if The whole Trump thing has you down in the dumps; this wonderful show will cheer you back up.
Don't see it if I cannot think of a single reason why anyone should avoid this show.
See it if You appreciate a really good musical great acting and aren’t shy about using LOTS of tissues. 100 minutes with a bittersweet punch
Don't see it if 9/11 triggers you or you want an elaborate broadway set. This is about content and the generosity of humanity
See it if Heart-warming story of people caring for people in the midst of tragedy. Uplifting and humorous, a delight. Wonderful ensemble effort.
Don't see it if You don't like Canadians, good Samaritans or portrayals of real events.
See it if You want a heartwarming meaningful tale of how people helped each other get through the difficulties of displacement & 9-11
Don't see it if You only like a traditional musical. The material is treated so well everyone should see it. I especially liked the female pilot narrative
See it if You like clever staging, catchy tunes, and an intriguing story.
Don't see it if You need elaborate stage sets, want a lot of dancing.
See it if A beautifully moving, big hearted musical. Reinforces the power of human kindness, which is especially needed now. Dont miss i
Don't see it if You don't like ensemble driven musicals.
See it if You want to know that caring, wonderful people exist when horrible events happen. Cast was fabulously entertaining. Lyrics spot on.
Don't see it if If you don't like musicals
See it if You want a folksy musical about the effects of 9/11 on one small town, docu-drama style.
Don't see it if You were in NYC on 9/11. Or you want your characters to feel developed. Or any sense of the scale of the tragedy. It felt glib and dishonest
See it if You must see this ensemble of actors & musicians! On stage for 105 mins telling genuine stories & every emotion is laid out bare. Must see!
Don't see it if The intensity of 12 actors in a constant stream of song & storytelling can become overwhelming. This is true stories of the 9/11 experience.
See it if Run to the theater. This is going to be one of the main contenders come awards season. It has heart and a great ensemble of actors.
Don't see it if No reason. Go see it.
See it if for great original fast paced musical theater based on positive experiences after horrific event..
Don't see it if No reason not to see it..unless don't like fast non stop signing & have trouble following story lines- & hard to believe reality
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