The Band’s Visit
This new musical is based on the 2007 Israeli movie of the same name in which en route to a performance, the eight members of the Alexandria (Egypt) Ceremonial Police Orchestra are inadvertently diverted to a small Israeli town in the Negev Desert. Fish out of water awkwardness ensues. I almost never say this, but the movie is better.
Three Tall Women
Lots of talk, which I love, and Glenda Jackson at 80+ is a marvel. If you are looking for a feel-good play, not it; after all this the playwright who brought us Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf. But if you’re looking for thoughtful theater with stellar performances, go.