Canadians are behind some of Tony Awards' most celebrated productions

Canadians are behind some of Tony Awards' most celebrated productions

Hadestown, one of the leading contenders at the Tony Awards Sunday, is among several celebrated Broadway productions that were created with the help of Canadians. The smash hit musical is a re-telling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, an ancient Greek tragedy in which Orpheus travels to the underworld to retrieve his beloved Eurydice. Before beginning its Broadway […]

‘Beyond incredible:’ Canada’s Come From Away lands 7 Tony nods

‘Beyond incredible:’ Canada’s Come From Away lands 7 Tony nods

The feel-good Canadian musical Come From Away, one of the current hits of the New York City theatre scene, is among the leading contenders for Broadway’s top honour, earning a raft of Tony Award nominations Tuesday. Come From Away, about how the residents of Gander, N.L., welcomed thousands of stranded travellers on Sept. 11, 2001, after the U.S. […]