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An Evening with Mandy Patinkin

kenric strohm

 3:00 pm, Sunday, March 17, 2013

Kurtz Center for Performing Arts at William Penn Charter School
3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Tickets are available via Brown Paper Tickets.

Mandy Patinkin, will join Intercultural Journeys in 2013.  For his first performance with IJ, Mr. Patinkin will be joined by pianist, Paul Ford, and an IJ ensemble that includes Udi Bar-David, Hanna Khoury, and Hafez El Ali Kotain. The concert includes a collection of Mandy's favorite tunes and ground breaking collaboration with Intercultural Journey's Middle Eastern Ensemble.

Most recently, Mandy and his castmates earned an Emmy Award for Best Drama Series for Showtime's Homeland.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 in the Pulitzer Prize–winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George. In 1991 he returned to Broadway in the Tony Award®-winning musical The Secret Garden and in 1997 played a sold–out engagement of his one-man concert, Mandy Patinkin in Concert, with all profits benefiting five charitable organizations. Mandy’s other solo concerts, Celebrating Sondheim and Mamaloshen, have been presented both on Broadway and Off. Other stage credits include The Tempest, with Classic Stage Company, The Wild Party, Falsettos, 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.

Feature film credits include: Everybody’s Hero, The Choking Man,Piñero, Elmo In Grouchland, 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, Maxie, and Squanto: Indian Warrior. He won a 1995 Emmy® Award for his critically acclaimed performance in the CBS series, “Chicago Hope,” recently starred in the CBS series “Criminal Minds” as FBI profiler Jason Gideon and the Showtime Original Series “Dead Like Me.” His other television appearances include the role of Kenneth Duberstein in the Showtime film “Strange Justice,” playing Quasimodo opposite Richard Harris in the TNT film presentation of “The Hunchback,” and a film version of Arthur Miller’s “Broken Glass” for BBC/WGBH-Boston.

In 1989, Mandy began his concert career at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater. This coincided with the release of his first solo album entitled Mandy Patinkin. Since then he has toured extensively, appearing to sold–out audiences across the United States, Canada and in London, performing songs from writers including Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Randy Newman, Adam Guettel and Harry Chapin, among others. In 1990 he released his second solo album entitled Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual on CBS Records. His 1994 recording, Experiment, on the Nonesuch label, features songs from nine decades of popular music from Irving Berlin to Alan Menken. Also recorded on the Nonesuch label are Oscar & Steve and Leonard Bernstein’s New York. In 1998 he debuted his most personal project,Mamaloshen, a collection of traditional, classic and contemporary songs sung entirely in Yiddish. The stage production of Mamaloshen was performed on and Off–Broadway and has toured throughout the country. The recording of Mamaloshen won the Deutschen Schallplattenpreis(Germany’s equivalent of the Grammy® Award). In 2001, Nonesuch Records released Kidults, a collection of beloved songs, designed — as the title suggests — for the kid in every adult. And, in 2002, Nonesuch Records released Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim, a figurative journey through Sondheim’s music and lyrics. In October 2007, Mandy debuted his newest concert with dear friend Patti LuPone and they begin touring their show An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin in March, 2009. Mandy resides in New York City with his wife, actress and writer Kathryn Grody, and their two sons.

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