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The Band's Visit
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The Band's Visit

Oct 05, 2017 - Open Run
Running time: 1:35
PLAYING @
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
243 W 47th St
New York, NY 10036
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Bus: M104, M10, M27, M50, M6, M7, or M42 bus.
By Subway: N, R, W to 49th St or the 1, 9 to 50th St, walk south to 47th St and west to the theatre. Take the C, E to 50th St, walk south to 47th St and east to the theatre.
Show Description:

Music

David Yazbek

Lyrics

David Yazbek

Book

Itamar Moses based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin

Director

David Cromer

TDF MEMBER TICKETS:
NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS SHOW
Listed at TKTS:
Occasionally
See TKTS Live
FULL-PRICE TICKETS
$59.00 - $189.00
prices subject to change
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Rush
$40 - 20 rush tickets only for each performance, available only day of the performance at the Barrymore box office.


Audience Advisory
NO late seating
Age Guidance: 13
Show Notes
No Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Orchestra: Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. Wheelchair seating is located in the Orchestra only. Mezzanine (second level): 3 flights of stairs up 30 steps. Please note, once on the Mezzanine level there are approximately 2 steps per row. Entrance to Mezzanine is behind row E of the Front Mezzanine. Wheelchair Seating: 11 aisle seat with folding armrest, 5 wheelchair viewing seats, 4 companion seats.
Seating
Seats 1,096.Orchestra on ground level. Lower lounge, front mezzanine and rear mezzanine reached only by stairs.
Elevator\Escalator
There are no elevators or escalators at this theatre.
Parking
Central Parking System, 257 West 47th St, (Broadway and 8th Ave); (212) 262-9778 225 West 49th St, 5 pm to 5 am. Port Parking Corporation, 235 West 48th St, (Broadway and 8th Ave);  (212) 245-9421
Curb Ramps
NW corner of 47th St. & Broadway; NE corner of 47th St. & 8th Ave.
Entrance
Double doors in series: 1st set (each 27.5") has one pair of automatic doors from 47th Street to ticket lobby with push button control; 2nd set (each 27", attended by ushers) to Orchestra.
Box Office
There are two steps into the theatre. Waiter service for wheelchair patrons is available. Theatre is not completely accessible.
Restroom
Unisex in Ticket lobby. Door 32". Stall 129" x 61.5". Commode 18". Grab bars. Another restroom is located up 2 flights of stairs.
Water Fountain
Ticket lobby. Spout 36".
Telephone
In lobby, accesible at 54" with utilitiy outlet
Assisted Listening System
Infrared listening system. Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Occasional sign language interpreted performances are scheduled.
Visual Assistance
Vision seats in the front of the orchestra for purchase in person or on the phone.
Folding Armrests
Eleven row-end seats with folding armrests.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

“The Band’s Visit” takes place in the desert and, like a mirage, it shimmers. But better. Because this hushed, heart-melting musical is real — and truly magical. Read More of the New Year Daily News Review
Finally, a new musical that offers not one anthem. Better yet, there’s not one over-amplified caterwauling power ballad. Composer David Yazbek chooses instead to seduce with music and lyrics that slyly slip into our consciousness through an inspired repetition, with melodies unfolding to make the spirit both ache and soar. Read More of The Wrap Review
With songs by David Yazbek and a script by Itamar Moses, “The Band’s Visit” is a Broadway rarity seldom found these days outside of the canon of Stephen Sondheim: an honest-to-God musical for grown-ups. It is not a work to be punctuated with rowdy cheers and foot-stomping ovations, despite the uncanny virtuosity of Mr. Yazbek’s benchmark score. Read More of the New York Times Review

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