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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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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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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2019 Grammy Awards

Winner, Best Musical Theater Album

2018 Tony Awards

Winner, Best Musical

Winner, Best Actor in a Musical – Tony Shalhoub

Winner, Best Actress in a Musical

Winner, Best Featured Actor in a Musical  – Ari'el Stachel

Winner, Best Direction of a Musical – David Cromer

Winner, Best Book of a Musical  – Itamar Moses

Winner, Best Original Score – David Yazbek

Winner, Best Orchestrations – Jamshied Sharifi

Winner, Best Lighting Design in a Musical  – Tyler Micoleau

Winner, Best Sound Design in a Musical  – Kai Harada

2018 Drama League Awards
Winner, Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical

2018 Drama Desk Awards
Winner, Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

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

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

2017 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award
Winner, Best Musical

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

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

2017 Drama Desk Awards (Nominations)
Winner, Outstanding Director of a Musical - David Cromer
Winner, Outstanding Music - David Yazbek
Winner, Outstanding Lyrics - David Yazbek