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Carrie, cereal and four more unusual inspirations for musicals

Carrie, cereal and four more unusual inspirations for musicals
Saturday 23
1:12 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rachel Tucker plays a pilot in Come From Away The aftermath of the 9/11 attacks might not seem like the most obvious inspiration for a musical, but it's the subject of a new West End show. Come From Away tells the true story of a small Canadian town that took in 7,000 stranded plane passengers after the attacks. The Broadway production won the Tony award for best direction. However, some critics of the London version felt the show glossed over the trauma of 9/11. It's not the most unusual subject to become a musical, ...

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Summary: A musical inspired by 9/11 has opened in London, but it's not the strangest subject to be given a musical makeover.

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