Tickets on Sale for MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: DIARIES 2018
(September 20, 2018 – New York, NY) Tickets are on general sale today for Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 at nytw.org, with ticket prices ranging from $50-140. NYTW is committed to making tickets available to every production via its CheapTix initiative. For this special concert series, NYTW will partner with TodayTix to offer a limited number of tickets for $25 via a digital lottery.
Presented by New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), the concerts will take place at the Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street) Wednesday, October 10 through Sunday, October 28, 2018.
“Singing onstage is one of the great joys of my life, so I’m back on the boards,” Mandy Patinkin says. “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 is a marriage of some of my favorite Broadway and classic American tunes, along with selections from my newest recordings Mandy Patinkin Diary January 2018 and Mandy Patinkin Diary April/May 2018 (Nonesuch). I’m very happy to share Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018, with Adam Ben-David on piano.”
"Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping," raves The New Yorker, and that's exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of popular song. From Randy Newman to Stephen Sondheim, from Rufus Wainwright to Harry Chapin, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a musical journey you'll never forget.
Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 will have an Opening Night performance on Wednesday, October 10. Regular performances will continue Friday, October 12; Sunday, October 14; Tuesday, October 16; Thursday, October 18; Saturday, October 20; Wednesday, October 24; Friday, October 26 and Sunday, October 28.
Memberships for the 2018/19 season are available at nytw.org or 212-460-5475.
Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 is produced by Staci Levine.
New York Theatre Workshop’s 2018/19 season is now underway with two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck’s WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (The Amateurs, The Light Years), currently in previews. The season will continue with the New York Premiere of SLAVE PLAY by Jeremy O. Harris (Daddy), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy). The season continues in 2019 with the first co-production of a two-play collaboration with WP Theater (Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag), HURRICANE DIANE, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence) and directed by Tony Award nominee, two-time Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Leigh Silverman (Violet). The second co-production will take place at WP Theater with details to be announced at a later date. Following HURRICANE DIANE is SANCTUARY CITY, by 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner, NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok (queens, Ironbound). The 2018/19 Season will conclude with a new project from Pulitzer Prize finalist, MacArthur Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Anna Deavere Smith (Notes from the Field, Fires in the Mirror). Season memberships are available at www.nytw.org or 212-460-5475.
New York Theatre Workshop, now in its fourth decade of incubating important new works of theatre, continues to honor its mission to explore perspectives on our collective history and respond to the events and institutions that shape all our lives. Each season, from its home in New York's East Village, NYTW presents five new productions, over 80 readings and numerous workshop productions for over 45,000 audience members. NYTW supports artists in all stages of their careers by maintaining a series of workshop programs, including work-in-progress readings, summer residencies and artist fellowships. Since its founding, NYTW has produced over 150 new, fully staged works, including Jonathan Larson's Rent; Tony Kushner's Slavs! and Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright's Quills; Claudia Shear's Blown Sideways Through Life and Dirty Blonde; Paul Rudnick's The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and Valhalla; Martha Clarke’s Vienna: Lusthaus; Will Power’s The Seven and Fetch Clay, Make Man; Caryl Churchill's Mad Forest, Far Away, A Number and Love and Information; Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s Aftermath; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; Dael Orlandersmith’s The Gimmick and Forever; Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown; and eight acclaimed productions directed by Ivo van Hove. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.
Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theater, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist. In his 1980 Broadway debut, Mandy won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita and was nominated in 1984 for his starring role as George in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George. Mandy’s other stage credits include: Compulsion, Paradise Found, The Tempest, Enemy of the People, The Wild Party, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, The Winter's Tale, The Knife, Leave It to Beaver is Dead, Rebel Women, Hamlet, Trelawney of the ‘Wells,’ The Shadow Box, The Split, Savages, and Henry IV, Part I.
In 1989, Mandy began his concert career at Joseph Papp's Public Theater in NYC. Since then he has toured (and continues to tour) his various solo concerts across North America, in London’s West End, through Australia and New Zealand, as well as on Broadway and Off-Broadway. In addition to his solo concerts, Mandy has created collaborations with artists including opera super-star Nathan Gunn in An Evening with Mandy Patinkin & Nathan Gunn, with his dear friend Patti LuPone in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, and most recently, The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, with Taylor Mac, directed by Susan Stroman.
Feature films credits including Life Itself, Wonder, Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Queen of Spain, Ali and Nino, Wish I Was Here, The Wind Rises, Everybody’s Hero, The Choking Man, Pinero, The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland, Lulu on the Bridge, Men with Guns, The Princess Bride, Yentl, The Music of Chance, Daniel, Ragtime, Impromptu, The Doctor, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, The House on Carroll Street, True Colors, and Maxie.
In television, Mandy won a 1995 Emmy Award for his performance in the CBS series “Chicago Hope,” starred in the CBS series “Criminal Minds” and in the Showtime Original Series “Dead Like Me”. Currently, he can be seen in the Award-winning Showtime Original Series “Homeland” as CIA Agent Saul Berenson.
As a recording artist on CBS Records, Mandy released Mandy Patinkin and Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual. On the Nonesuch label, Mandy recorded his newest album Mandy Patinkin: DIARY, with Thomas Bartlett. Also with Nonesuch are Experiment, Oscar & Steve, Mamaloshen Kidults and Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim.
Adam Ben-David has been living his “bucket list” dream of accompanying Mandy Patinkin in concert since 2016. He has been active as an arranger, music director, conductor and pianist on Broadway for the past 22 years. His credits include The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, Spring Awakening, Wicked, High Fidelity, The Light in The Piazza, Bombay Dreams, Aida and Once Upon a Mattress. He has accompanied numerous artists including Kelli O'Hara, Jarrod Spector, James Taylor, Patti LuPone and Megan Hilty. Adam is currently composing a theatrical adaptation of the children’s classic From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. He is a graduate of the Juilliard School.