The Band’s Visit: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Band’s Visit tells the story of an Egyptian police band who finds themselves stranded in a remote village in Israel for a night due to a mix-up with their transportation. As the band members and the townspeople interact, language barriers and cultural differences dissolve through the universal language of music. This chance encounter leads to beautiful moments of understanding, friendship, and self-discovery. The Band’s Visit is a reminder that the shared love of music can bridge gaps and create meaningful connections.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)

Cast Size: 18

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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