David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ musical The Band’s Visit follows the story of an Egyptian police band, who, after a mixup at the border, find themselves in a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. The musical will open November 9 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
David Cromer directs a cast made up of Katrina Lenk, Tony nominees Tony Shalhoub and John Cariani, George Abud, Andrew Polk, Bill Army, Adam Kantor, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Ari’el Stachel, Kristen Sieh, Etai Benson, and Alok Tewari.
The national tour of backstage musical comedy 42nd Street launches Sept. 22 at Salt Lake City's Capitol Theatre. The Mark Bramble (book), Michael Stewart (book), Harry Warren (music) and Al Dubin (lyrics) show is based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the 1933 film version. Bramble directs and Randy Skinner choreographs; the two previously teamed to stage the 2001 Broadway revival of the show.
Returning for the first time since its sold-out debut at Joe’s Pub in February 2016, Squirrel Heart is written by Sarah Stiles and Holly Gewandter with direction by Darren Katz and musical direction by Brian Nash. The show will play January 3 at 7 PM, and January 8, 2018 at 9:30 PM at Joe’s Pub.
On March 31, MCC presented Miscast, an annual benefit in which Broadway stars perform songs from musical roles which they would be very unlikely to land in real life. This year's event honored Allison Janney and was hosted by Victor Garber at the Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center. Performers included Sasha Allen singing from Jersey Boys, Joey Taranto singing from Funny Girl and Nicole Parker singing from The Book of Mormon. Here, Jeremy Jordan sings "Let It Go" from Disney's animated film Frozen.
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. In perfect sync, a girls indoor soccer team warms up. Over the course of five games, they debate: Tampons or pads? Is Coach hungover or just plain lazy? And what in the world can we do about the Khmer Rouge? A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.
Beloved songs meet sensational dance in the feel-good Tony-winning musical comedy for the holiday season, Crazy For You. The Gershwins and Ken Ludwig’s musical celebration is running November 7–January 14, 2018 at the Signature Theatre in Arlington.