The Band's Visit
WINNER OF 10 (2018) TONY® AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE, BEST BOOK, and BEST DIRECTION.
Spend an evening in the company of unforgettable strangers at The Band’s Visit — now one of the most celebrated musicals ever. It rejoices in the way music brings us to life, brings us to laughter, brings us to tears, and ultimately, brings us together.
In an Israeli desert town where every day feels the same, something different is suddenly in the air. Dina, the local café owner, had long resigned her desires for romance to daydreaming about exotic films and music from her youth. When a band of Egyptian musicians shows up lost at her café, she and her fellow locals take them in for the night. Under the spell of the night sky, their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, and this once sleepy town begins to wake up.
The Band’s Visit features music and lyrics by Tony Award® and Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, and a book by Tony®, NY Drama Critics Circle, Lortel, and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner Itamar Moses. It is based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by Tony®, Drama Desk, Lortel, and Obie Award winner David Cromer.
It’s time to fall in love again! – The New York Times
One of my favorite musicals of all time! – Rolling Stone