Come from Away brought Newfoundland and Labrador to the bright lights of Broadway, but it’s not the first time this province has taken centre stage.
Albert Einstein, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Mariah Carey, Muhammad Ali, Jason Momoa and dozens of other international celebrities and adventurers have passed through the province. Others, such as Kaetlyn Osmond, Natasha Henstridge, and Shannon Tweed achieved stardom after leaving Newfoundland and Labrador.
And through the decades, Newfoundland and Labrador and its people have shown up again and again in Hollywood movies, sitcoms, newsreels, and pop culture lore.
Filled with delightful and quirky trivia, And the Tony Goes to … collects these anecdotes and appearances. Some of these stories you may have heard before—others will take you by surprise. All of them offer a bit of insight and fun, and the chance to bask in Newfoundland and Labrador’s 15 minutes of fame.