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.
School of Rock’s Isabella Russo and Luca Padovan announced the world-premiere musical adaptation of The Book Thief at this year's Junior Theatre Festival and offered audiences a sneak peek at the musical's score.
Rocktopia is a live musical event which will fuse classical music and rock songs. The concert will showcase the works of Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Journey, Handel, U2, Tchaikovsky, Pink Floyd, and The Who, among others.
The lineup of performers includes Train frontman Pat Monahan, Rob Evan (Les Miserables, Jekyll & Hyde), Tony Vincent (American Idiot, The Voice) Chloe Lowery (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Kimberly Nichole (The Voice), and Alyson Cambridge (The Merry Widow).
Created through the vision of vocalist and recording artist Evan and Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer, Rocktopia will feature a choir of 40 and an orchestra of 20. The limited engagement is scheduled to play the Broadway Theatre March 20–April 29.