Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries with Adam Ben-David on piano
Broadway powerhouse Mandy Patinkin – classified as “a musical force of nature” by The New Yorker – brings his newest concert, a musical journey that includes songs by Randy Newman, Stephen Sondheim, Harry Chapin, Rufus Wainwright and many more.
“Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping,” says The New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of music. In Diaries, Patinkin lends his singular style to a mix of traditional pop and musical theater fare, including songs from his recent Nonesuch recordings Mandy Patinkin: Diary, January 2018 and Mandy Patinkin: Diary, April/May 2018.
Since his Tony-winning 1980 Broadway debut in Evita, Patinkin has been a favorite leading man in musical theater, known for unforgettable performances in Sunday in the Park with George, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, and more. Currently starring as CIA Agent Saul Berenson on Showtime’s acclaimed Homeland, Patinkin’s previous television work includes Dead Like Me, Criminal Minds, and his Emmy-winning role in Chicago Hope. His big-screen credits include The Princess Bride, Yentl, Ragtime, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy and Life Itself.
“Mandy Patinkin can turn an evening in the theater into a musical revelation,” says The Chicago Sun-Times. “There are moments when you leave a theater and know you have experienced something very, very special,” says TheatrePeople.com. “Mandy Patinkin’s Diaries is one of those times.”
Patinkin will be accompanied by Broadway arranger and music director Adam Ben-David on piano.
The American Song series at NJPAC is presented, in part, through the generous support of the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the David S. Steiner and Sylvia Steiner Charitable Trust, and the Joan and Allen Bildner Family Fund.
NICO Kitchen + Bar will be open for this performance.