BREAKING NEWS: Full casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of the musical adaptation of the Israeli film The Band’s Visit. The cast is set to feature majority of the company from the show’s recently acclaimed Award winning Off Broadway run at Atlantic Theater Company including…
Golden Globe winner, Emmy winner, and 3 time Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub as the Egyptian police band leader “Tewfiq”,
Katrina Lenk (Broadway’s Once the Musical, Spider-Man On Broadway, and currently in Indecent on Broadway) as one of the Israeli residents “Dina”,
Tony nominee John Cariani (Broadway’s Something Rotten The Musical) as Itzik,
George Abud (Broadway’s The Visit Musical) as “Camal”,
Bill Army (Broadway’s Act One) as Zelger,
Andrew Polk (Burning) as “Avrum”,
Rachel Prather (National Tour of Once) as “Julia”,
Jonathan Raviv (The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical) as “Sammy”,
Sharone Sayegh (Broadway’s MAMMA MIA! North America, World Premiere of Escape to Margaritaville: The Musical) as “Anna”,
Kristen Sieh (The Fortress of Solitude)as “Iris”,
Ari’el Stachel (We Live in Cairo) as “Haled”,
Alok Tewarti (The Public Theater’s Awake and Sing) as “Simon”.
THE BAND’S VISIT (featuring a score by Award winning composer David Yazbek) is set to play Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre this Fall. Previews begin October 7th, 2017 and Opening Night is set for November 9th, 2017.
Who is excited?!
Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk will lead THE BAND’S VISIT to Broadway this fall.
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