When the musical Titanic opened on Broadway in 1997, there were many that thought it would go down with all hands, as fast as the legendary disaster whose story it so meticulously chronicles. But it went on to win that year's Tony Award for Best Musical -- and remains to this day to be one of the greatest stagings of a musical I've ever seen on Broadway. Read more
In the final hour of 14 April 1912 the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyagefrom Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and ‘the unsinkableship’ slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20thCentury. 1517 men, women and children lost their lives.