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Broadway’s “Come from Away” being adapted for the big screen

Broadway World reports that the Mark Gordon Company has announced plans to produce and finance a feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical Come from Away. The show’s creators, Irene Sankoff and David Hein, will write the film’s screenplay. Come from Away won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical, and was nominated for seven other Tony […]

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They “Come from Away” — crew from some of the flights that landed at Gander on September 11, 2001 reunite to watch the musical

The American Airlines website reports on the crew reunion that happened on the November 2, 2017 performance of Broadway musical Come from Away. Six American Airlines’ aircraft were diverted to tiny Gander, Newfoundland because of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 – American flights 101, 63 and 49; TWA flight 819; and US Airways flights 03 and 27. The […]

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Retired FDNY Lt. Edward McDonagh who ‘never let cancer define him’ dies at 49 from 9/11-linked illness after three-year battle

Lt. Edward (Eddie) McDonagh died of World Trade Center-related colon cancer at the age of 49, leaving a wife and five children. He was sick for three years due to his work finding remains at the site of the towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks, reports Thomas Tracy of the New York Daily News.  Lt. McDonagh […]

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