Posts Tagged ‘The Band’s Visit’

By Paul Goldfinger, Editor@Blogfinger

A band from Egypt, on the way to perform out of town, winds up in the wrong place—a border town in Israel.   This is a musical, and at the Tony Awards   (6/10/18,)  Katrina Lenk sings a song for Tony Shalhoub.  (see video below.) She is an Israeli who owns a café. Tony is the Arab band leader.

Katrina’s performance of this lovely song by David Yazbek was beautiful;  I had not heard it before.  The show won 10 Tony’s including awards for best musical, music, and for Katrina and Tony.

We have not seen the show  (yet) but we did see the movie which was not a musical, from a few years ago.

Here is the original cast album version of “Answer Me,”  from the same show—sung by Adam Kantor.

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