The Band's Visit in New York, NY

Barrymore Theatre243 West 47th StreetNew York, NY 10036
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As the result of a strange mix-up, a group of Egyptian musicians is sent to a remote Israeli town. After a local cafe owner takes them in for the night, their music helps to weave their lives together in unexpected ways. The Band’s Visit is the winner of four Best Musical Awards and has graced every major Best of the Year list. Discover how music brings us all together in this heartwarming musical.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New York Travel Experts
  • The show is recommended for audiences ages 12 and up.
  • Children under the age of 4 are not allowed into the theater.
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted.
  • The show does not have an intermission.
  • Concessions and souvenirs are available for purchase.


from The Band's Visit
In The Band’s Visit, a mix-up sends a group of Egyptian musicians to a remote Israeli town. When the locals take them in for the night, their lives intertwine in the most unexpected ways.

Fate brought them to town. Their music brought it to life.

Winner of four Best Musical awards, and now honored on every major Best of the Year list, The Band’s Visit rejoices in the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can bring us all together. The New York Times cheers, “It’s time to fall in love with one of the most ravishing musicals ever. ‘Feel Something Different’—that’s the heart-clutching sensation that throbs throughout this miraculous show.”

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Band's Visit

Does the theater have a specific dress code?

Is this show appropriate for children?
The show is recommended for ages 12 and up. Please note, children under the age of 4 are not allowed in the theater.

How long is the show?
The show running time is 90 minutes long with no intermission.

Where is the Barrymore Theatre located?
The Barrymore Theatre is located at 243 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036.

Does the theater sell concessions?

Can I bring my own food and beverages?

Is the theater wheelchair accessible?
Yes. Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. Wheelchair seating is located in the Orchestra only.

Does the theater offer assisted living devices?
Yes. Assisted Listening Devices are available free of charge.

How many seats are in the theater?
The theater can accommodate 1,058 audience members.

What happens if I arrive late?
Those who arrive late to the show will be seated at the discretion of management.