The Band’s Visit

  • 221 Walnut Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: May 12, 2020 - May 17, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Des Moines Civic Center
  • Price: $40.00 - $154.00
  • Overview


    Spend an evening in the company of unforgettable strangers at The Band’s Visit—now one of the most celebrated musicals ever. It rejoices in the way music brings us to life, brings us to laughter, brings us to tears, and ultimately, brings us together.

    In an Israeli desert town where every day feels the same, something different is suddenly in the air. Dina, the local café owner, had long resigned her desires for romance to daydreaming about exotic films and music from her youth. When a band of Egyptian musicians shows up lost at her café, she and her fellow locals take them in for the night. Under the spell of the night sky, their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, and this once sleepy town begins to wake up.    

    The Band’s Visit features music and lyrics by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, and a book by Tony, NY Drama Critics Circle, Lortel and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner Itamar Moses. It is based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by Tony, Drama Desk, Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer.

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:30 PM   Get Tickets
    Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:30 PM   Get Tickets
    Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:30 PM   Get Tickets
    Friday, May 15, 2020 7:30 PM   Get Tickets
    Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:00 PM   Get Tickets
    Saturday, May 16, 2020 7:30 PM   Get Tickets
    Sunday, May 17, 2020 1:00 PM   Get Tickets
    Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:30 PM   Get Tickets