ON THE MARQUEE: From the small Israeli screen, to an acclaimed Off Broadway run, and now finally hitting the Broadway stage .
Check out the all new front of house billboards of the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for the new musical The Band’s Visit.
The show tells the story of an Egyptian Police Band who are accidentally end up in the wrong Israeli town on their way to a performance at an inaugural ceremony. It is directed by David Cromer, a score by Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee David Yazbek, and a book by Itamar Moses.
The cast will be headlined by majority of the same actors from the Off Broadway run at Atlantic Theater Company last fall including 3 time Tony nominee and Emmy winning actor Tony Shalhoub as “Tewfiq”, Katrina Lenk (Spider-Man On Broadway, Once the Musical, and currently wrapping up her run in this year’s Tony winning smash hit play Indecent on Broadway) as “Dina”, Tony nominee John Cariani (Something Rotten The Musical) as “Itzik”, and more.
Previews begin October 7th, 2017 and will open November 9th, 2017.
Who is excited?