Come From Away: A New Musical

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On September 11, 2001, 38 international flights were diverted to Gander airport, a small Newfoundland town. The rest is the history, and the genesis of the musical that tells the heartwarming story of how the town's residents and the passengers spent the week together. The guide includes information about the real events and activities designed to foster empathy in viewers, as well as a desire to pay it forward.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Coordinate with the study of the events of 9/11 in social studies classes
  • Have individuals collect oral histories of 9/11 from family members or friends 
Classroom Considerations

  • The show is schedule to be adapted as a feature film

  • The focus of the activities in the 26-page guide is on the power of kindness and empathy

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