The Band’s Visit
Ethel Barrymore Theatrehttp://www.thebandsvisitmusical.com/
243 West 47th Street
After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. THE BAND’S VISIT celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all.
Tony Award Winner for Best Musical 2018, it transferred from its highly successful Off-Broadway run at the Atlantic Theater, The Band’s Visit having won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical; two Lucille Lortel Awards, for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (Katrina Lenk); two Outer Critics Circle Awards, for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and Outstanding Score (David Yazbek); two Obie Awards, for Musical Theater (David Yazbek & Itamar Moses), and Directing (David Cromer); three Drama Desk Awards, for Outstanding Director of a Musical (David Cromer), Outstanding Music (David Yazbek) and Outstanding Lyrics (David Yazbek); and Theatre World Award’s Dorothy Louden Award for Theatre Excellence (Katrina Lenk).
Music & Lyrics by DAVID YAZBEK
Book by ITAMAR MOSES
Based on the Screenplay by ERAN KOLIRIN
Directed by David Comer, the creative team also includes Patrick McCollum (Choreography), Scott Pask (Set Design), Sarah Laux (Costume Design), Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Design), Kai Harada (Sound Design), Maya Ciarrocchi (Projection Design), Charles LaPointe (Hair Designer), Jamshied Sharifi (Orchestrations), Andrea Grody (Co-Music Supervisor, Music Director), Dean Sharenow (Co-Music Supervisor).
Cast: Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani, Ari’el Stachel, George Abud, Andrew Polk, Bill Army, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Kristen Sieh and Alok Tewari, Etai Benson, and Adam Kantor.
First Preview: October 7, 2017
Opening: November 9, 2017
Closing: Open-end run
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