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Ossama Farouk

 
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Bio:
Ossama Farouk is a professional drummer who began his life journey in Egypt. A few years ago, he decided to take on a new challenge and move to United States. He is excited to continue his percussive journey with The Band's Visit. (read complete bio)
 
Ossama Farouk Headshot

Bio:
Ossama Farouk is a professional drummer who began his life journey in Egypt. A few years ago, he decided to take on a new challenge and move to United States. He is excited to continue his percussive journey with The Band's Visit. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
Darbouka
Riq

Photos

The Habibi Kings, Michael Garin, Mardie Millit, Ossama Farouk-Dumbek, Samir Shukry Photo

The Habibi Kings, Michael Garin, Mardie Millit, Ossama Farouk-Dumbek, Samir Shukry

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Date:
04/24/2019
Ossama Farouk Photo

Ossama Farouk

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Date:
02/19/2019
Sam Sadigursky, Jesse Kotansky, Harvey Valdes, Ossama Farouk, Garo Yellin  Photo

Sam Sadigursky, Jesse Kotansky, Harvey Valdes, Ossama Farouk, Garo Yellin

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Date:
02/06/2018

 

Stage

Productions

Darbouka

Riq

Ossama Farouk Biography

Ossama Farouk is a professional drummer who began his life journey in Egypt. A few years ago, he decided to take on a new challenge and move to United States. He is excited to continue his percussive journey with The Band's Visit.




Ossama Farouk News

MICHAEL AND MARDIE  Announce August Appearances Photo MICHAEL AND MARDIE Announce August Appearances
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 2, 2021

Find the music and comedy team all around Manhattan this August, and find all their dates right here.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule Photo Birdland Has Released Its January Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are kicking off the new year with a star-studded January schedule! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, under the direction of Scotty Barhart and special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford; Karrin Allyson as she pays tribute to Mose Allison; and the Hot Sardines, among others!

THE BAND'S VISIT Wins Daytime Emmy Award For TODAY SHOW Performance Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Wins Daytime Emmy Award For TODAY SHOW Performance
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2019

Even though it has closed, The Band's Visit is still winning awards! The show's original cast won a Daytime Emmy Award yesterday for their performance on the Today Show!

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and More Win 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Full List! Photo THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and More Win 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Full List!
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2019

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 46th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The gala was held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Southern California.

Photo Coverage: The Band (Really) Visits Susie Mosher's Lineup At Birdland Theater Photo Photo Coverage: The Band (Really) Visits Susie Mosher's Lineup At Birdland Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 24, 2019

Michael Garin brought his Habibi Kings to Susie Mosher's Lineup on Tuesday and the exciting 'bands visit' took the audience in the Birdland Theater on a trip to the Middle East.  Mardie Milllit was on vocals with Ossama Farouk-Dumbek  (The Bands Visit) on rhythm and Samir Shukry on violin and vocals (The Bands Visit).

THE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAY Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAY
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 21, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT, which is currently running on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their performance of 'Answer Me' live on the Today Show.

THE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On Broadway Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On Broadway
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Photo Flash: Stars Sing for World Peace at the Green Room 42 Photo Photo Flash: Stars Sing for World Peace at the Green Room 42
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 8th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 17th, at The Green Room 42. Check out photos from the evening below!

THE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 10, 2019

The original Broadway cast recording of THE BAND'S VISIT has won the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album at the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards! 

Ossama Farouk Videos

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2018

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT VideoVIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Band's Visit recently made a visit of their own to NPR's Tiny Desk series. Watch below as the cast and company perform music from the Tony-Award Nominated new musical!

VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway VideoVIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

This afternoon at TEDxBroadway, composer David Yazbek took to the stage to perform a number from his current hit Broadway musical, The Band's Visit. Check out the video below to see David put his own spin on 'Haled's Song About Love' for an excited crowd.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk sang Omar Sharif at the 2017 Obie Awards in May. A video of the performance has just released on YouTube, and you can watch it below!

BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the after party below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT will open later this week, on November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT features music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, a book by NY Drama Critics Circle, Lortel and Outer Critics Circle awards winner Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by Drama Desk, Lortel, Joe A. Callaway & Obie Award winner David Cromer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!