Broadway’s master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will
bring his newest theatre concert Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, to the Ed Mirvish
Theatre for two performances only – November 12 and November 14 at 8 p.m.
Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES presents the acclaimed actor / singer / storyteller in his most
electrifying role: concert performer.
DIARIES is a marriage of many of Mandy’s favourite Broadway and classic American tunes, along with selections
from his newest recordings on Nonesuch Records, Mandy Patinkin Diary January 2018 and Mandy
Patinkin Diary April/May 2018. From Randy Newman to Stephen Sondheim, from Harry Chapin to
Rufus Wainwright, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you’ll never forget.
Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, 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 New York City. 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.
His newest solo concert is Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018, debuting here at NYC’s Connelly
In addition to solo concerts, Mandy has created collaborations with artists including opera star
Nathan Gunn in An Evening with Mandy Patinkin & Nathan Gunn, touring the US, Australia and New
Zealand; with his dear friend Patti LuPone in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin which
has toured since 2007 and played Broadway in 2012; Bridges, a concert with musicians from various
countries in the Middle East; and most recently, The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic
Vaudeville, with Taylor Mac, directed by Susan Stroman.
Mandy has appeared in many feature films, 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,”
and 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 two solo albums, Mandy Patinkin and Mandy
Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual. Recently on the Nonesuch label, Mandy recorded his newest
albums Mandy Patinkin: Diary January 2018 and Mandy Patinkin Diary April/May 2018. Also with
Nonesuch are Experiment, Oscar & Steve, Kidults and Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim. In 1998 he
debuted his most personal project, Mamaloshen, a collection of traditional, classic and contemporary
songs sung entirely in Yiddish. The recording of Mamaloshen won the Deutschen
Schallplattenpreis (Germany’s equivalent of the Grammy Award).
As diverse as his professional life has been, Mandy’s education in the field of social activism has been
even more varied and continues to evolve. He has helped raise funds for organizations dear to his
heart including Brady Campaign, PAX, Association to Benefit Children, American Jewish World
Service, Search For Common Ground, National Dance Institute, and ACLU. Mandy is a board
member of the Arava Institute and continues to work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC),
highlighting the plight of refugees worldwide.
Visit www.mirvish.com for more details.