VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY

Last night, Ivanka Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the new Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY. Today, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw examined the real-life incidents that inspired the show and reveals how a small Canadian town opened its heart to stranded Americans in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Watch the video below!

The new musical Come From Away began performances on Broadway on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) and officially opened on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

The Broadway cast of Come From Away features Petrina Bromley (Stratford's As You Like It); Geno Carr (The Old Globe's Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas); Jenn Colella (If/Then); Joel Hatch (Annie); Rodney Hicks (The Scottsboro Boys); Kendra Kassebaum (Wicked); Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball (Memphis); Lee MacDougall(Stratford's The Music Man); Caesar Samayoa (Sister Act); Q. Smith (Mary Poppins); Astrid Van Wieren (North American premiere of Mamma Mia!); Sharon Wheatley (Avenue Q); Josh Breckenridge (The Scottsboro Boys); Susan Dunstan (The Lion King US National Tour); Tamika Lawrence (If/Then) and Tony LePage (Rock of Ages).

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY

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