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The Band's Visit: The Perfect Scent of Jasmine

The Band’s Visit: The Perfect Scent of Jasmine

by Ross

Midway through this lovely musical, an Israeli woman, Dina (an absolutely fierce and fantastic Katrina Lenk) in the small desert town of Bet Haatikva sings an enchanting song called “Omar Sharif” to a visiting Egyptian man. 928 more words

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Off Broadway Review: 'The Band's Visit' Starring Tony Shalhoub

It’s impossible to resist the quirky appeal of “The Band’s Visit,” a  modest but charming musical directed by David Cromer and featuring Tony Shalhoub.  David Yazbek (music and lyrics) and Itamar Moses (book) have made magic from a slender fable about the accidental cultural exchange that takes place when an Egyptian military band finds itself stranded in an isolated Israeli town in the middle of the desert.  599 more words

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'The Band's Visit', Based On The 2007 Israeli Film, Is The Season's Best New Musical - Review

Some shows are so full of heart and so overflowing with integrity — of talent, of skill and of purpose – that a critic is torn between singing its praises from the rooftops and wanting to protect something rare and fragile. 834 more words

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On Lucy Prebble's THE EFFECT

It was recently announced that the limited New York run of Lucy Prebble‘s “new” play, The Effect, has been extended all the way through September 4.   790 more words

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The Effect of The Effect

The Effect of The Effect

by Ross

Two young people, one man and one woman, volunteer for a drug test study.  They will be given anti-depressants yet they are not depressed, and we, the audience, along with the psychiatrist will be watching for the effect these drugs have on these two young souls.   623 more words

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