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243 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

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243 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

Year opened: 1928
Capacity: 1096

  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Opens October 07

A beautifully etched musical, that explores Israeli and Arab relations through a very human story, The Band's Visit follows the fortunes of an Egyptian police band who are left stranded in the remote town of Petah Tikva, and are taken in by the locals. During its Off-Broadway run, it was named 'Best Musical' at the Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, and NY Drama Critics' Circle awards.

The only surviving theatre of the many that Herbert J. Krapp and J.J. Shubert designed and built for specific performers, this venue was named after the eminent actress of the day, who was the cream of both New York and London acting society, with a great deal owed to her dynastic heritage. In fact, Barrymore herself performed in the first productions at this, her very own theatre. Following a $9 million renovation in 2004, the theatre broke its box office records in 2012 for its sell-out run of Death of a Salesman, grossing over $1 million over just seven performances.


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