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The Visitor

Opening Date: Oct 16, 2021

Closing Date: Dec 05, 2021

Running Time: 01:40

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Playing @

Public Theater

425 Lafayette St New York, NY 10003

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Widowed and living alone, Walter is a college professor whose life has lost a sense of purpose. When he discovers two young undocumented immigrants living in his New York apartment, the drummer Tarek and jewelry maker Zainab, Walter finds himself in the middle of their battle to stay in an America that’s lost its better angels.

A new musical based on the acclaimed independent film, THE VISITOR by Thomas McCarthy

World Premiere.

COVID Safety Information:
All ticket holders are required to show proof of a complete FDA or WHO authorized vaccination for access into the facility and theaters. Complete vaccination is also required for all theater staff and artists. A complete vaccination means having received a final FDA or WHO vaccination dose at least 14 days before the performance date. Proof along with a government issued photo I.D., such as a driver’s license, passport or IDNYC is also required. The access policy for those under 12 and those that require a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or religious belief, will be available by mid-September. There will be no vaccination exemption for anyone attending a performance in Joe’s Pub. Approved face masks will be required for everyone at all times inside the facility and theaters, including while watching a performance, except while actively eating and drinking. All policies are subject to change at The Public’s sole discretion and without notice. Those that do not abide by any health and safety protocols will be denied entry or removed from the facility.
Age Guidance

Age Guidance: 15

Show Notes

Show Notes: No Intermission

Performance Schedule:


Nov 6, 2021 American Sign Language Interpretation with Hands On
Nov 13, 2021 Open Caption with TDF TAP
Nov 20, 2021 Audio Description with TDF TAP

For additional information about accessibility or if you have questions, need assistance, or accommodation, please contact us at


Tom Kitt


Brian Yorkey


Kwame Kwei-Armah & Brian Yorkey


Daniel Sullivan


Lorin Latarro

TDF Tickets Offers:

TDF member tickets:

Not currently available for this show

Listed atTKTS


Full-price tickets

$90 - $150


Box Office

Lobby. Counter 42".


Valet parking garage: 403 Lafayette St. Lot: Lafayette St. & Astor Place.

Curb Ramps

Outside main entrance.

Passenger Loading Zone



Unisex: Main floor. Door 35.5". Clear space 61"x 54". Commode 18". Grab bars.

Directions Subway

6 to Astor Place; R/W to 8th St/NYU


Newman Theater seats 299
Anspacher Theater seats 275
LuEsther Hall seats 156
Martinson Hall seats 165
Susan Stein Shiva Theater seats 104.


Elevator: Attended. Accesses all floors.


Main floor. Coin slot 55". Cord 30".


Six steps or machine lift to main floor lobby. Entrance marked by large signs. Assistance available.

Visual Assistance


Water Fountain

Main floor. Spout 36".

Assisted Listening System

Assistive Listening Systems that transmit sound via headsets are available.

Wheelchair Info

Access for wheelchair users and individuals with limited mobility is available. Box office needs advance notice so that seats can be removed.

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By Subway:

6 to Astor Place; R/W to 8th St/NYU

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