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Broadway production photos released for The Band's Visit
Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk lead the Broadway cast at the Barrymore Theatre.
Official production photos have now been released for the Broadway transfer of the multi-award-winning musical The Band's Visit, which began previews at the Barrymore Theatre on October 7, 2017, and is scheduled to officially open on November 9.
The musical is based on the 2007 Israeli film, written and directed by Eran Kolirin. It features music & lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Itamar Moses.
Synopsis: "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. The Band's Visit celebrates the deeply human ways music and laughter connect us all."
The Broadway cast of The Band's Visit includes Tony Shalhoub (as Tewfiq), Katrina Lenk (as Dina), John Cariani (as Itzik), Ari'el Stachel (as Haled), George Abud (as Camal), Andrew Polk (as Avrum), Bill Army (as Zelger), Rachel Prather (as Julia), Jonathan Raviv (as Sammy), Sharone Sayegh (as Anna), Kristen Sieh (as Iris), Alok Tewari (as Simon), Etai Benson (as Papi), and Adam Kantor (as Telephone Guy).
Under the direction of David Cromer, the creative team behind The Band's Visit includes choreography by Patrick McCollum, orchestrations by Jamshied Sharifi, scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Sarah Laux, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, sound design by Kai Harada and projections content design by Maya Ciarrocchi.
The production previously staged its world premiere off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater, where it ran from November 11, 2016, through to January 8, 2017. It officially opened to wide acclaim on December 8 and was extended twice due to popular demand.
The Band's Visit is produced on Broadway by Orin Wolf, John Styles and John N. Hart Jr.
The Band's Visit Tickets are available now for performances through to April 29, 2018.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy)