The Band's Visit

The acclaimed new musical that celebrates the deeply human ways music and laughter connect us all. Now playing at the Barrymore Theatre. Tickets now on sale.

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The SHow

Based on Eran Kolirin’s acclaimed screenplay, this new musical follows the story of an Egyptian police band that arrives in Israel to play a concert.  When a mix-up at the border leaves them stranded with no bus or hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers must seek the help of the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. Based on the critically acclaimed screenplay which received 36 major international awards. Visit our website for information on tickets!

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THE TEAM

Director:  David Cromer

Book: Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin

Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Stars: Katrina Lenk (Broadway’s Once, Indecent), Tony Shalhoub (Monk),  John Cariani (Something Rotten!)

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Awards

2017 Lucille Lortel Awards
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – Katrina Lenk

2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Outstanding Score – David Yazbek

2017 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award
Best Musical

2017 Obie Awards
Musical Theatre – David Yazbek & Itamar Moses
Directing – David Cromer

2017 Theatre World Award’s Dorothy Louden Award for Theatre Excellence
Katrina Lenk

2017 Drama Desk Awards (Nominations)
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Ari’el Stachel)
Outstanding Director of a Musical (David Cromer) - WINNER
Outstanding Music (David Yazbek) - WINNER
Outstanding Lyrics (David Yazbek) - WINNER
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Itamar Moses)
Outstanding Orchestrations (Jamshied Sharifi)