The Band’s Visit Extends Off-Broadway

first_img View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on April 7, 2019 You’ll be able to see Tony nominees John Cariani and Tony Shalhoub in the world premiere of new musical The Band’s Visit just that little bit longer. Following an Egyptian Police Band’s unexpected experiences in Israel, the off-Broadway production, which is currently in preview, will now run through January 1 (instead of December 18). Opening night is scheduled for December 8 at the Atlantic Theater Company’s Linda Gross Theater.The Band’s Visit features direction by David Cromer, a book by Itamar Moses, an original score by David Yazbek and choreography by Lee Sher.An Egyptian Police Band arrives in Israel to play a concert. After a mix up at the border, they are sent to a remote village in the middle of the 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. A new musical based on the critically acclaimed screenplay which received 36 major international awards.Along with Cariani as Itzik and Shalhoub as Tewfiq, the cast includes George Abud as Camal, Bill Army as Zelger, Katrina Lenk as Dina, Erik Liberman as Telephone Guy, Andrew Polk as Avrum, Rachel Prather as Julia, Jonathan Raviv as Sammy, Sharone Sayegh as Anna, Kristen Sieh as Iris and Alok Tewari as Simon. Related Showscenter_img The Band’s Visit ‘The Band’s Visit'(Photo: Ahron R. Foster)last_img

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