Tony Award-winning ‘The Band’s Visit’ leads Broadway’s return to Nashville

The Tony Award-winning ‘The Band’s Visit,’ sparks Broadway's return to Nashville with its premiere engagement October 19-24 at TPAC.

The time has come for us to finally celebrate the highly anticipated return of touring Broadway with the Nashville premiere of The Band’s Visit, one of the most Tony Award®-winning musicals in history, at TPAC’s Jackson Hall October 19-24.  

Single tickets for The Band’s Visit go on sale on Friday, August 13, at 10 a.m. at, by phone at 615-782-4040 and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville. For groups of 10 or more, call 615-782-4060.

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Janet Dacal, Sasson Gabay and Joe Joseph in The Band’s Visit. Photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade.

After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. The Band’s Visit celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all. Even the briefest visit can stay with you forever.

With a Tony- and Grammy Award-winning score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, The Band’s Visit rejoices in the way music makes us laugh, makes us cry and ultimately, brings us together.

After more than 19 months of programming intermission due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Band’s Visit will be the first Broadway touring production to return to TPAC since it closed its theaters in March 2020. 

“When The Band’s Visit makes its Nashville premiere in October, it will have been more than 19 months since audiences have shared in the incomparable experience of a live Broadway performance at TPAC,” says Jennifer Turner, TPAC President and CEO. “We can’t think of a show more perfectly suited to bring us back together then this beautiful award-winning musical. Its message of acceptance and kindness is a powerful reminder of how music and the arts bridge and connect us all.” 

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