Thursday, April 5, 2018

CD Review: The Band's Visit by JK

I've been a fan of David Yazbek since his first Broadway score for The Full Monty.  I've loved every one of his subsequent scores, even the love-it-or-hate it Women on the Verge of…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

That Time He Got Naked in Hair, Why Audiences Will Love Tootsie & More Takeaways from The Band's Visit Music Man David Yazbek on Show People by Broadway.com

After penning the scores to musicals like The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and now the widely acclaimed The Band's Visit, three-time Ton…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

The Band’s Visit: Something Different by Gerard Raymond

The Band’s Visit has all the makings of a Broadway hit. Having twice broken all-time box-office records at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, it is also widely considered a major contender for t…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Baby Wants It All at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

    By Martha Wade Steketee   The musical Baby, with music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in 1983 and ran for a total o…

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Saturday, March 10, 2018

Welcome to Nowhere! Exclusive Photos of Joel Grey at The Band's Visit by Lindsey Sullivan

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' The Band's Visit has been drumming up a great deal of Broadway buzz this season. Tony winner Joel Grey attended a performance of the moving production …

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Friday, March 9, 2018

This Hit Musical Is Breaking New Ground For Middle Eastern Representation

From left: Iris (Kristen Sieh), Itzik (John Cariani), Simon (Alok Tewari), Avrum (Andrew Polk), and Camal (George Abud). Matthew Murphy Years before she was in The Band’s Visit …

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

It's 1994 All Over Again by JK

Broadway loves repeating itself - nearly back to back revivals of The Glass Menagerie, and the so-soon-after-the original-closed production of Into the Woods, and the every-few-years return …

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Tony Shalhoub Takes Hiatus From The Band’s Visit; Dariush Kashani to Step In by Ryan McPhee

The musical continues to play Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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REVIEW: The Band's Visit by JK

Review of the Saturday, February 24, 2018 matinee performance at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City.  Starring Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub, John Cariani,  Ari'el Stachel,…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

See Katrina Lenk & the Cast of The Band's Visit Celebrate Their Cast Album Release by Lindsey Sullivan

This is music to our ears! The Band's Visit celebrated its official cast album release at the 86th Street Barnes & Noble in New York City on February 23. As previously announced…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Band's Visit Completes 100 Performances on Broadway by Eric King

The Broadway company of The Band’s Visit has been waiting for this special milestone. February 6 marked 100 performances for the buzzy, lauded production of the movie-turned-music…

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See Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk, and the Cast of The Band’s Visit Celebrate 100 Performances on Broadway by Hannah Vine

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ new musical celebrated a milestone at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre February 6.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

The triumphs and challenges of bringing ‘The Band’s Visit’ to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“The Band’s Visit” has already been lauded as the best musical of the season by scores of reviewers. The show has been selling out the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, with grosses hovering ar…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Ari’el Stachel, Rising With ‘The Band’s Visit’, Signs With Authentic Management by Jeremy Gerard

Ari’el Stachel, whose plaintive rendering of  “Haled’s Song About Love” is one of the only great numbers in The Band’s Visit that’s not sung by Katrina L…

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Monday, December 11, 2017

David Yazbek & Itamar Moses to Chat THE BAND'S VISIT on THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

An all-new THEATER TALK explores the evolution of Broadway's rapturously received new musical, The Band's Visit, now at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, with its creators, songwriter David Yazbe…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: The Band's Visit TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

The Band's Visit Music and Lyrics by David YazbekBook by Itamar Moses, based on the film by Eran KolirinChoreographed by Patrick McCollumDirected by David CromerEthel Barrymore Theatre …

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Recording Studio with Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld has photos inside the studio for the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT. Now playing at the Ethel Barrymo…

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Egyptians & Israelis: The Band’s Visit by Cogency

The Band’s Visit. Music & lyrics by David Yazbeck, book by Itamar Moses. Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York   The Band’s Visit feels more like an immersive experience than y…

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New Block of Tickets for THE BAND'S VISIT Go Onsale Today! by BroadwayWorld

Producers announced today that a new block of tickets for the The Best Musical Of The Year Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal, The Band's Visit will go on sale on Monday, November 20,…

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New Block of Tickets Now Available for THE BAND'S VISIT Through September 2018 by BroadwayWorld

Producers announced today that a new block of tickets for the The Best Musical Of The Year Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal, The Band's Visit will go on sale on Monday, November 20,…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Band’s Visit – Sheer Delight by Sandi Durell

    By Sandi Durell    The transfer of The Band’s Visit from off Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company to Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre, hasn’t tarnished the sheer bri…

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Review: ‘The Band’s Visit’ at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre by Richard Seff

David Yazbek has been one of the less publicized composer/lyricists from the generation of writers who followed those who wrote musicals in the “Golden Age” of Broadway. Yazbek h…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Screen to Stage - The Journey of Broadway's THE BAND'S VISIT by Caryn Robbins

One of the most anticipated musicals of the 2017 Fall Season is THE BAND'S VISIT, heading to Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre this month following a highly successful, award-winning run of…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre 243 West 47th Street. BroadwayWorld was on …

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Walk the Starry Red Carpet at The Band's Visit Opening with These Glam Photos by Broadway.com

After an acclaimed run at off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company, The Band's Visit officially opened on the Great White Way on November 9 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Broadway…

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE BAND'S VISIT! by Jennifer Broski

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre 243 West 47th Street. BroadwayWorld was on …

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The Band’s Visit, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York — message of reconciliation

The power of music duly breaks down cultural barriers in this musical adaptation of Eran Kolirin’s 2007 film

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Inside The Band’s Visit Opening Night on Broadway by Hannah Vine

David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ new musical celebrated its Broadway premiere at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre November 9.

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Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway! by Jennifer Broski

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre 243 West 47th Street. BroadwayWorld was on …

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: Last Season’s Best Musical ‘The Band’s Visit’ Re-Opens On Broadway; ‘Office Hour’ At The Public by Jeremy Gerard

Feed your soul: Go see The Band’s Visit. Now that this exquisite musical has moved uptown to Broadway – it opened tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre – I can make that r…

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In 'The Band’s Visit' on Broadway, a cultural divide comes to a small Israeli town by Chris Jones

"Once, not long ago," says a character in a weird new Broadway musical, "a group of musicians came to Israel from Egypt. You probably didn't hear about it. It was not important." But the pre…

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