An 11-year-old boy from Orange County, California won hearts with his impassioned renditions of Broadway tunes, as documented by his mom on TikTok, and now he plans to go see his first show…with a little Help from Delta Airlines.
Nathan Broxton’s initial fondness for singing in the family car resulted in a series of contagious actions, beginning with author Kendra James and theater journalist Ayanna Prescottadvancing to accounts like baby neuwirth and even hamiltonLeslie Odom Jr., who praised Broxton’s candid take on “Wait For It” from the production.
“The little brother is much more committed than I dreamed of being at his age. This is conviction! And I love seeing him. On this trajectory, he will outshine me in no time,” Odom commentedciting tweeting the impromptu performance.
Now, it seems that the young man’s passion has paid off: Mama Samantha tweeted Last week Delta Air Lines decided to recognize Nathan’s viral talent with a once-in-a-lifetime offer.
“Delta Airlines is sending Nathan and his entire family to see his first Broadway musical in New York City.” the proud mom raved.
The exact date of the Broxtons’ visit to New York, as well as the show they will attend, is still up in the air.
There doesn’t seem to be any problem landing a favorite quote, though: playwright Jeremy O. Harris tweeted: “I’ll get you tickets to anything else you want to see,” weather Wicked star brittney johnson urged him to come see their production. “I would love to meet you all,” she wrote.
Delta seemed to confirm the unexpected gift with a tweet on January 12.
“When you’re made for the stage, there’s no better place to see your dreams than New York,” the airline said.
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Regardless of the production he ends up experiencing, Nathan is overwhelmed with gratitude for all the love he’s been receiving.
When her mother showed her the variety of positive responses on social media and asked how she felt about it, he answered: “I’m flattered. And, um… what’s his name…”
“Humble?” offered his dad.
“Humble!” the preteen agreed.