Posts Tagged: Broadway Across Canada

Come From Away shines light on Canadian kindness through musical numbers

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Something big happened in Gander, Newfoundland the morning of September 11, 2001. When thirty eight international planes were forced to land, the town of Gander hosted the stranded passengers. All seven thousand of them. Broadway Across Canada’s Come From Away, with the book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, captures the story […]

Broadway Across Canada’s Hamilton is an epic production

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There are a handful of things that sets Broadway Across Canada’s Hamilton apart from other musicals. The entire production, from start to finish is told through song. Every musical number develops the story and there is no dialogue between songs. The choreography is also a huge part of the production, with every artist on stage […]

Broadway Across Canada’s ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ is an engaging musical with its issues

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Broadway Across Canada’s Dear Evan Hansen has a unique challenge. How to present a musical that is centered on a teen struggling with social anxiety, while making that story engaging. All in all the production accomplishes this, assisted by some outstanding performances and strong musical direction. The musical, based on the book by Steven Levenson, […]