The story is set in the small town of Gander, on the island of Newfoundland, where 38 airplanes were landed during operation “Yellow Ribbon”, thus doubling the population of the town. This is all after the 9/11 attacks in New York, Washington DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania It is the story of the kindness of the local people, “the Islanders” to the “come from aways”.
“Hamilton” is an all-rounder. It has everything you want from a modern musical – plot, masterful acting and musical acts, considered by some to be revolutionary. The dancing and the acting are mesmerizing and at some points, it looks like the whole stage is in some super dynamic motion.
If you haven’t heard about “The Phantom of the Opera” then you probably lived on some very distant planet, because it is widely known on the closer ones. The 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux has turned into a global phenomenon and a franchise of its own.