The Visitor

November 6, 2021
The Public Theatre
425 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003

With heart, humor, and lush new songs, Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey and Kwame Kwei-Armah bring their soul-stirring new musical based on the acclaimed independent film, The Visitor by Thomas McCarthy, to The Public Theatre for its World Premiere.

Widowed and living alone, Walter is a college professor whose life has lost a sense of purpose. When Tarek, a vivacious drummer, and Zainab, an iron-willed jewelry maker, enter his life in the most unexpected circumstances, Walter is swept up into their struggle to stay in an America that they have made their home, but seeks to cast them out. 

Featuring David Hyde Pierce and Tony winner Daniel Sullivan who directs this unforgettable new musical about friends and lovers caught between two worlds. 

Interpreters: Leo Alvarez, Bill Moody & Monique Sarpy

Interpreter Advisor: Frank Dattolo 

All audience members will be required to show proof of a complete vaccination for access into the facility for performances and events. Approved face masks will be required at all times, including while watching a performance, except while actively eating and drinking.  Our staff and the artists are also completely vaccinated. Learn about all current protocols with Safe at The Public.