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 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 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 Honor those who unselfishly opened their hearts, homes, belongings to strangers with pure&honorable intentions.
Don't see it if Surely not intended, but occasionally I felt some scenes were disrespectful of the devastating terror that occurred on 9/11.
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 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 Do you want to see a light comedy with music and a true story to boot
Don't see it if You’re looking for high drama classic musical or hilarious comedy
See it if Nice Broadway show brought to you by Starbucks radio station. The decent cast irons out any wrinkle within this show.
Don't see it if Subject matter overshadows the show and the lack of character development. Overall the show was just nice.
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
See it if you want to be absorbed in an heartfelt story with great music and great direction. This musical might just win the Tony.
Don't see it if I cannot think of one reason not to see it. I had my trepidations because I couldn't imagine a musical about 9/11.
See it if you like an all around feel good show with great staging, music, and talent.
Don't see it if you are interested in more experimental theater and don't like formulaic plot-lines.
See it if If you like smallish scale musicals with modern songs, great storytelling, and endless heart. This is a rollercoaster in the best sense.
Don't see it if It low-key triggered me with memories of 9/11, and I was only an everyday senior in HS. It’s very emotional, so I only caution in that sense
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 One of those shows that one finds delightful with a lot of hear. Great singing, and stirs in you the power of the human connection.
Don't see it if conceptual and minimalist staging bothers you.
See it if you want to be part of something incredible. The show is well-crafted, powerfully performed, and phenomenally relevant. Wide emotional range
Don't see it if honestly, I can't think of a reason. This is the only show I have encountered thus far in my life that I truly believe everyone should see.
See it if you have any connection to 9/11-I promise, this show will redeem your faith in humanity!! It's delightful without being sappy.
Don't see it if you are extremely sensitive about 9/11, although it's not a 9/11 show...it's about the best of humanity.
See it if You want to be inspired. 9/11 is an extremely challenging topic. They handle it with grace.
Don't see it if The topic of 9/11 is fresh or personally impactful for you. This is still a tough topic for many.
See it if You want to experience a somber albeit uplifting musical about the depth and warmth of the human spirit.
Don't see it if You can't stand ensemble musicals or linear, chronological storytelling.
See it if You want to enjoy great music and acting telling the story of one of the things resulting from 911.
Don't see it if You don’t want to be reminded of that day even though it was good people helping people and telling us about it such an upbeat manner.
See it if you want to be moved by a small, well-meaning and beautifully-done musical that grabs you from the first minute and stays with you for days.
Don't see it if you prefer less simplistic storytelling & music, more complex characters, a large production, or can't be bothered with true 'people' story.
See it if you want to see a clever way of portraying a true story with good acting, singing and staging.
Don't see it if Not sure why you wouldn't want to see it!
See it if you want to know the back story and learn how air travel was impacted on 9/11.
Don't see it if you don't like a small cast portraying a gazillion characters and get frustrated/confused by this.