The Band’s Visit: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Band’s Visit tells the story of an Egyptian police band who become stranded in a remote village in Israel for a night due to a transportation mix-up. As the band members and the townspeople interact, language barriers and cultural differences dissolve through the universal language of music. The Band’s Visit touches on themes of understanding, friendship, and self-discovery, acting as a reminder that music can bridge gaps and create meaningful connections.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1990s / Israel

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek

Book: Itamar Moses

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2017)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Bands, Based on a Movie, DramaticOne-ActTony AwardTravel

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