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The Band's Visit
Off Broadway, Atlantic Theater Company

Reviewed by Shoshana Roberts

BOTTOM LINE: A captivating musical about an Egyptian band in an Israeli desert in which humor, beauty, and talent all fuse together seamlessly.

"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." With these lines, projected during the overture, The Band's Visit begins. The thing is, what seems unimportant can, if we are open to the possibility, affect our life, or at the very least, touch our heart...

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