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Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse

The company features Alon Moni Aboutboul, Miri Mesika, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, and more.

The European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night.

See photos from opening night below!

"Once, not long ago, a group of musicians came to Israel from Egypt. You probably didn't hear about it. It wasn't very important."

In a quiet desert town way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost. 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.

Winner of 10 Tony Awards and a Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, The Band's Visit rejoices in the way music makes us laugh, makes us cry, and ultimately, brings us together.

Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Miri Mesika, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda and Baha Yetkin.

Photo credit: Roy Baron

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Marc Antolin

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Ido Gonen

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Harel Glazer, Miri Mesika and Marc Antolin

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
The full company

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Sharif Afifi

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Peter Polycarpou

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Nigel Lilley, Alon Moni Aboutboul, Miri Mesika, and Michael Longhurst

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Miri Mesika

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Ashley Margolis

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Alon Moni Aboutboul, Itamar Moses, David Yazbek, Miri Mesika, Nigel Lilley and Michael Longhurst

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Alon Moni Aboutboul

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
Alon Moni Aboutboul and Miri Mesika



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