The Visitor

The Visitor

UPDATE: This production has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public Theater continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season with the world premiere musical The Visitor, featuring music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah & Brian Yorkey. Daniel Sullivan directs.

Performances are staged at the Public's Newman Theater.

About The Visitor:

With heart, humor, and lush new songs, Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey with Kwame Kwei-Armah bring their soul-stirring new musical based on the acclaimed independent film, The Visitor by Thomas McCarthy, to The Public for its World Premiere. Widowed and living alone, Walter is a college professor whose life has lost a sense of purpose. When he discovers two young undocumented immigrants living in his New York apartment, the drummer Tarek and jewelry maker Zainab, Walter finds himself in the middle of their battle to stay in an America that’s lost its better angels. The Visitor is an unforgettable new musical about friends and lovers caught between two worlds.

Music by Tom Kitt, Lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and a Book by Kwame Kwei-Armah & Brian Yorkey
The Public Theater
Daniel Sullivan
Japhy Weideman
Brian Ronan
David Zinn
Lorin Latarro
Toni-Leslie James
Cast list:
Jacqueline Antaramian (as Mouna), Alysha Deslorieux (as Zainab), David Hyde Pierce (as Walter), and Ari’el Stachel (as Tarek), with Robert Ariza, Anthony Chan, Delius Doherty, C.K. Edwards, Will Erat, Marla Louissaint, Ahmad Maksoud, Dimitri Joseph Moïse, Takafumi Nikaido, Bex Odorisio, Paul Pontrelli, and Lance Roberts
Other info:
Video Design by Tal Yarden, Orchestrations by Jamshied Sharifi, Music Direction by Meg Zervoulis, and Music Contracting by Tomoko Akaboshi

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