David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ new musical celebrated a milestone at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre February 6.
David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ The Band's Visit celebrated 100 performances on Broadway February 6. The new musical officially opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre November 9.
Based on the 2007 film by Eran Kolirin, the show follows an Egyptian police band, who, after a mix-up at the border, find themselves stranded in a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert.
The cast is 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.
Flip through photos of the celebration below:
See Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk, and the Cast of The Band’s Visit Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway
The Band's Visit features music and lyrics by Yazbek, a book by Moses, and direction by David Cromer.
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