The Band's Visit

Theatre
Name: Linda Gross Theater
Address: 336 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011
Production Details
First performance date: November 11, 2016
Opening date: November 24, 2016
Closing date: January 8, 2017
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
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.
Awards
Nominated

2017 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk
3. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Ari'el Stachel
4. Outstanding Costume Design, Sarah Laux

2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
2. Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway), Itamar Moses
3. Outstanding Director of a Musical, David Cromer

2017 Drama Desk Awards Nominations
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Ari'el Stachel
3. Outstanding Director of a Musical, David Cromer
4. Outstanding Music, David Yazbek
5. Outstanding Lyrics, David Yazbek
6. Outstanding Book of a Musical, Itamar Moses
7. Outstanding Orchestrations, Jamshied Sharifi

2017 Off-Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations
Best New Musical
Won

2017 Lucille Lortel Awards
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Katrina Lenk
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Atlantic Theater Company Producer
  
Itamar Moses Book
David Yazbek Composer/Lyricist
Eran Kolirin1 Original Author
  
David Cromer Director
  
Sarah Laux Costume Designer

1 Credited as based on the screenplay by.

Cast
Actor Role
George Abud Camal
Bill Army Zelger
John Cariani Itzik
Katrina Lenk Dina
Erik Liberman Telephone Guy
Andrew Polk Avrum
Rachel Prather Julia
Jonathan Raviv Sammy
Sharone Sayegh Anna
Tony Shalhoub Tewfiq
Kristen Sieh Iris
Ari'el Stachel Haled
Daniel David Stewart Papi
Alok Tewari Simon