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The Visit

REVIEWS
  • “Fascinating and alluring”

    Time Out, New York
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
  • Tony Awards 2015Best Musical
  • Tony Awards 2015Best Actress - Chita Rivera
  • Tony Awards 2015Best Score - Kander and Ebb
  • Tony Awards 2015Best Book of a Musical - Terence McNally
  • Tony Awards 2015Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Japhy Weideman
SYNOPSIS

The Visit is a five-time Tony nominated Broadway musical based on the 1956 play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

Starring Chita Rivera as Claire Zachanassian, The Visit follows the story of one of the world’s wealthiest women, who returns to her financially stricken hometown and offers its residents a new lease of life in exchange for the murder of Anton Schell, the man who abandoned her years ago.

The Visit is the historic final collaboration between John Kander and Fred Ebb, the Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning songwriters behind world famous musicals including Chicago and Cabaret.

Explaining her longstanding commitment to the musical, Broadway legend Chita Rivera said in an interview with Variety: "It takes an audience many, many places."

More information at http://thevisitmusical.com/

Cast

  • 01.Chita Riverra is Claire Zachanassian
NEWS
  • 01. Time Out New York

    "The version now on Broadway is the same I caught last summer at Williamstown Theatre Festival, and it remains fascinating and alluring, if finally repetitive and frustrating."

  • 02. Variety

    "A dark, sinister beauty — and who could resist a visit from Chita?"

  • 03. The Guardian

    "A discreetly lush score by John Kander and skillful lyrics by Fred Ebb."

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