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With a background in jazz and American popular music, Philip's interest in drumming traditions from around the world has led him to travel and study extensively in India, Israel, Turkey and Spain. He has worked with Natalie Merchant, ofMontreal, Coleman Barks, and The New York Arabic Orchestra. (read more)
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With a background in jazz and American popular music, Philip's interest in drumming traditions from around the world has led him to travel and study extensively in India, Israel, Turkey and Spain. He has worked with Natalie Merchant, ofMontreal, Coleman Barks, and The New York Arabic Orchestra. (read more)
THE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAYTHE BAND'S VISIT Receives Daytime Emmy Nomination for Performance on TODAY
by TV News Desk - 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. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On BroadwayTHE BAND'S VISIT Enters Final Four Weeks On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater AlbumTHE BAND'S VISIT Wins the GRAMMY for Best Musical Theater Album
by TV News Desk - 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!  (more...)

BWW Poll: Which BANDS VISIT Song Is Your Favorite?BWW Poll: Which BANDS VISIT Song Is Your Favorite?
by BWW Polls - Feb 5, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday that the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, April 7, 2019. In honor of the show's run, we want to know which of the show's Tony-winning songs is your favorite! Let us know in our poll down below! (more...)

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: 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. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Will Close on Broadway this AprilTHE BAND'S VISIT Will Close on Broadway this April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 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. Upon closing, the production will have played 589 regular and 36 preview performances at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 W 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 500 Performances on BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019

Today, January 20, 2019, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT celebrates 500 performances on Broadway! The company celebrated on stage at the Barrymore Theatre with a cake by Marissa Gonzales. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Offers Holiday Sale on TicketsTHE BAND'S VISIT Offers Holiday Sale on Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

The Band's Visit is offering a holiday sale through December 5 to all performances January 8 - March 10, 2019. Details are available at TheBandsVisitMusical.com/HolidaySale. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2018

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

THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates One Year on Broadway Tonight!THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates One Year on Broadway Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

No more waiting, the 2018 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT, officially celebrates one year on Broadway tonight! (more...)


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THE BAND'S VISIT Welcomes Brandon Uranowitz to Nowhere, Replacing John CarianiTHE BAND'S VISIT Welcomes Brandon Uranowitz to Nowhere, Replacing John Cariani
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Uranowitz will join the cast of THE BAND'S VISIT as 'Itzik.' Uranowitz will begin performances in The Band's Visit on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. (more...)

No More Waiting! THE BAND'S VISIT Recoups on BroadwayNo More Waiting! THE BAND'S VISIT Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT has recouped its $8.75 million capitalization on Broadway. The new musical began performances on October 7, 2017 and officially opened on November 9, 2017 on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sasson Gabay Joins THE BAND'S VISIT Today; New Block of Tickets ReleasedPhoto Flash: Sasson Gabay Joins THE BAND'S VISIT Today; New Block of Tickets Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, welcomes award-winning Israeli actor Sasson Gabay to the company in his Broadway debut. Starting Tuesday, June 26 Gabay will reprise the character he created in the 2007 film on which the musical is based. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Wins With Post-Show Jam Outside the TheatrePhoto Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Wins With Post-Show Jam Outside the Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2018

Last night, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to the stage door for a celebratory post-show jam session to celebrate the show's 10 Tonys including Best Musical. BroadwayWorld got to catch the exciting concert, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: LuPone, Lenk, and Butz Help Celebrate the Unveiling of David Yazbek's Portrait at Sardi'sPhoto Coverage: LuPone, Lenk, and Butz Help Celebrate the Unveiling of David Yazbek's Portrait at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2018

David Yazbek has received a portrait at Sardi's! BroadwayWorld attended the unveiling of the portrait, yesterday. Check out photos from the exciting event below! (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT to Launch Tour in 2019; New Block of Broadway Tickets on Sale NowTHE BAND'S VISIT to Launch Tour in 2019; New Block of Broadway Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

The North American Tour of The Band's Visit will launch in Providence, Rhode Island in June 2019. Exact dates and additional cities will be announced at a later date. The show's producers also announced today that a new block of tickets for The Band's Visit are now on sale through Sunday, February 17, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!
by BWW News Desk - 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! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The NYPD Band Visits THE BAND'S VISITPhoto Coverage: The NYPD Band Visits THE BAND'S VISIT
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 10, 2018

Last night, the company of The Band's Visit (including Tony Award nominees Katrina Lenk and Ari'el Stachel), and the musical's on stage Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra (George Abud, Ossama Farouk, Sam Sadigursky, Harvey Valdesand Garo Yellin) invited the real life NYPD Ceremonial Police Band (under the direction of Lieutenant Tony Giorgio). The band attended the performance, and then joined in on stage to play a song together. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 200 Performances and Umm Kulthum's BirthdayPhoto Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 200 Performances and Umm Kulthum's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

THE BAND'S VISIT plays its 200th Broadway performance on Friday, May 4, 2018, which would have been Umm Kulthum's 114th Birthday. Check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)

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