Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invited President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump to attend a Broadway Musical celebrating Canadian Hospitality towards foreigners following the 9/11 attacks.
US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley and Ivanka Trump were the Guests of Honour for the Wednesday night performance of “Come from Away”.
The Canadian Consulate had booked some 600 seats at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre for the show, which made its official Broadway debut March 12.
“Come from Away” is set in a small Newfoundland town that welcomed some 7,000 anguished airline passengers following the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Trudeau said in a brief speech prior the performance that, The Broadway story highlights “being there for each other, being open, being engaged and knowing that drawing together through dark times is what is very best about the human spirit”.