David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ musical The Band’s Visit follows the story of an Egyptian police band, who, after a mixup at the border, find themselves in a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. The musical will open November 9 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
David Cromer directs a cast made up of Katrina Lenk, Tony nominees Tony Shalhoub and John Cariani, George Abud, Andrew Polk, Bill Army, Adam Kantor, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Ari’el Stachel, Kristen Sieh, Etai Benson, and Alok Tewari.
Returning for the first time since its sold-out debut at Joe’s Pub in February 2016, Squirrel Heart is written by Sarah Stiles and Holly Gewandter with direction by Darren Katz and musical direction by Brian Nash. The show will play January 3 at 7 PM, and January 8, 2018 at 9:30 PM at Joe’s Pub.
Soaring Wings is an internationally award-winning dance drama about the crested ibises, birds of good fortune that symbolize happiness and blessings. The Shanghai Dance Theatre production features traditional Chinese music, opulent costumes, and expressive choreography.
Soaring Wings will play Lincoln Center's Koch Theatre for three performances only: January 5 and 6 at 8 PM and January 7 at 1 PM. Visit Davidhkochtheater.com for tickets and more information.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the New York City Center stage November 29 – December 31. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s extraordinary dancers present premieres, new productions, repertory favorites, and classics like the acclaimed Revelations. Tickets, starting at $29, can be purchased at the New York City Center Box Office, through CityTix at (212) 581-1212 or online at alvinailey.org or nycitycenter.org.
Performances of Cruel Intentions: The Musical began November 17 at (le) Poisson Rouge, marking the show’s official return after a sold-out pop-up run at the venue earlier this year. A hybrid of a rock concert mixed with a musical, the show features immersive staging and many of the songs that made the film so iconic.