The Band's Visit

The Band’s Visit Tickets London

Donmar Warehouse, London
Booking to 3 December 2022
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The European premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ award-winning musical The Band’s Visit at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

Directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, The Band’s Visit rejoices in the way music makes us laugh, makes us cry, and ultimately, brings us together.

Winner of 10 Tony Awards and a Grammy for best Musical Theatre Album, The Band’s Visit stars award-winning film, TV and stage actor Alon Moni Aboutboul, and seven-time winner of Israeli Female Singer of the Year award, and judge on the Israeli version of American IdolMiri Mesika.

The Band’s Visit plays at the Donmar Warehouse from 26 September to 3 December 2022.

What is the story of The Band’s Visit?

The Band’s Visit is about a band of musicians arriving lost in a small town. As they wait for the next bus out, these unexpected visitors bring the town to life in surprising ways, proving that even the briefest visit can stay with you forever.

Who is in the cast of The Band’s Visit?

The show stars award-winning Israeli actors and singers Miri Mesika as Dina, and Alon Moni Aboutboul as Tewfiq.

The show also stars Sharif Afifi, Peter Polycarpou, Emma Kingston, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yeldaand Baha Yetkin.

Who are the creators of The Band’s Visit?

The Band’s Visit is based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and features music and lyrics by David Yazbek and Book by Itamar Moses.

The production’s creative team includes Director Michael Longhurst; Musical Supervisor Nigel Lilley; Designer Soutra Gilmour; Lighting Designer Anna Watson; Sound Designer Paul Groothuis; Choreography, Movement & Intimacy Director Yarit Dor; Casting Director Anna Cooper CDG; Musical Director Tarek Merchant; Associate Director Orr Benezra-Segal; Assistant Musical Director Natalie Pound; Resident Assistant Director Dadiow Lin; Cultural Consultant Dr Lina Khatib; Arabic Music Consultant Attab Haddad; Dialect Coaches Khaled Abunaama and Caitlin Stegemoller; Assistant Designer Lucy Sneddon; Assistant Lighting Designer Cat Salvini; and Assistant Sound Designer Daberechi Ukoha-Kalu.

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Reviews of The Band's Visit

★★★★ "The best show at the Donmar Warehouse in ages" - Sunday Times
★★★★ "The humane spirit of this show is irresistible" - The Evening Standard
★★★★ "Musical finds gentle harmony in desert tale" - The Times
★★★★ "Entrancing musical" - The Guardian
★★★★ "Gorgeous" - TimeOut
"It is time to fall in love again! One of the most ravishing musicals you will ever be seduced by" The New York Times (Broadway production)
★★★★  Average review score

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 3 December 2022
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance days
Evenings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


Important Notes

The play contains strong language and references to suicide. There is smoking on stage.
The role of Dina will be played by Emma Kingston on 7, 8, 14 and 15 November at 7.30pm and 29 November at 2.30pm.


Venue Information

Donmar Warehouse, 41 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9LX
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square, Covent Garden
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 24, 29, 38, 176, N5, N19, N20, N29, N38, N41, N279
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Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for  The Band's Visit at the Donmar Warehouse, London

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News about The Band's Visit

Video: The Band’s Visit – Miri Mesika sings ahead of Donmar Warehouse premiere
Award-winning Israeli singer and actress Miri Mesika has performed a song from the forthcoming European premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ musical The Band’s Visit at the Donmar Warehouse. Winner of 10 Tony Awards on Broadway, the show will be directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, and starts performances next week on 26 September at the Donmar, running until 3 December 2022. Miri sings the song "Omar Sharif" from the show, in which she plays Dina, a café owner in a desert town in Israel. When an Egyptian police band arrive lost, Dina forms a connection with the band’s conductor Tewfiq. Miri has won the Israeli Female Singer of the Year award competition an impressive seven times, and is a judge on the Israeli version of American Idol,. She performs in The Band's Visit alongside award-winning Israeli film, TV and stage actor Alon Moni Aboutboul. Other cast and onstage band includes Peter Polycarpou, Emma Kingston, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yeldaand Baha Yetkin. The Band's Visit is based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and has music and lyrics by David Yazbek, and book by Itamar Moses. Joining Michael Longhurst in the creative team is Musical Supervisor: Nigel Lilley; Designer: Soutra Gilmour; Lighting Designer: Anna Watson; Sound Designer: Paul Groothuis; Choreography, Movement & Intimacy Director: Yarit Dor; Casting Director: Anna Cooper CDG; Musical Director: Tarek Merchant; Associate Director: Orr Benezra-Segal; Assistant Musical Director: Natalie Pound; Resident Assistant Director: Dadiow Lin; Cultural Consultant: Dr Lina Khatib; Arabic Music Consultant: Attab Haddad; Dialect Coaches: Khaled Abunaama and Caitlin Stegemoller. Also, Assistant Designer: Lucy Sneddon; Assistant Lighting Designer: Cat Salvini; and Assistant Sound Designer: Daberechi Ukoha-Kalu. More about The Band's Visit tickets at the Donmar Warehouse Video - The Band's Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_FIEJBFE8w&t=1s
The Band’s Visit cast announced at the Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse in London has revealed the cast for its forthcoming European premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ musical The Band’s Visit. The multi-Tony award-winning show will be directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, and will run at the Donmar from 26 September to 3 December 2022. The show is led by two major Israeli stars: award-winning film, TV and stage actor Alon Moni Aboutboul (main picture, left) and seven-time winner of Israeli Female Singer of the Year award, and judge on the Israeli version of American Idol, Miri Mesika. The Band's Visit - Cast Other cast and onstage band includes Peter Polycarpou, Emma Kingston, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yeldaand Baha Yetkin. Michael Longhurst said in a statement that: “I am so proud we are assembling this astonishing cast, musicians and creative team, to tell this beautiful story and cannot wait for audiences to discover the power of this Tony-winning musical here in London for the first time.” The Band's Visit is based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is about a band of musicians arriving lost in a small town. As they wait for the next bus out, these unexpected visitors bring the town to life in surprising ways, proving that even the briefest visit can stay with you forever. The show won 10 Tony Awards on Broadway, and a Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album Joining Michael Longhurst in the creative team is Musical Supervisor: Nigel Lilley; Designer: Soutra Gilmour; Lighting Designer: Anna Watson; Sound Designer: Paul Groothuis; Choreography, Movement & Intimacy Director: Yarit Dor; Casting Director: Anna Cooper CDG; Musical Director: Tarek Merchant; Associate Director: Orr Benezra-Segal; Assistant Musical Director: Natalie Pound; Resident Assistant Director: Dadiow Lin; Cultural Consultant: Dr Lina Khatib; Arabic Music Consultant: Attab Haddad; Dialect Coaches: Khaled Abunaama and Caitlin Stegemoller. Also, Assistant Designer: Lucy Sneddon; Assistant Lighting Designer: Cat Salvini; and Assistant Sound Designer: Daberechi Ukoha-Kalu. More about The Band's Visit tickets at the Donmar Warehouse

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