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  • Singer Mandy Patinkin and pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett's Diary: December 2018, the third in their Diary series of musical installments, is out now on Nonesuch. The digital release’s eleven songs were recorded by the two musicians in Bartlett’s New York studio last December and include two songs written by Patinkin himself plus songs by Paul Simon, Stephin Merritt (The Magnetic Fields), Randy Newman, Biff Rose, Teitur, and John Grant. A thirty-city Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries begins in October 2019; details will be announced this summer.

  • Mandy Patinkin begins his Diaries 2018 tour with a sold-out, ten-performance residency presented by New York Theatre Workshop at The Connelly Theater in NYC, starting Wednesday and continuing through October 28. (A limited number of tickets are available via a daily TodayTix lottery.) He will bring the tour to California, Hawaii, and Australia in November.

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    On Kidults, Mandy Patinkin celebrates the best and brightest songs in the American musical canon, putting his stamp on classics such as “A Tisket a Tasket,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” and “If I Only Had a Brain.” Produced by Tommy Krasker, Kidults is conducted by Eric Stern with musical arrangements by Paul Ford and features Tony Award–winner Kristin Chenoweth on three of the disc’s 16 tracks. The Chicago Sun-Times praised these "surprisingly edgy interpretations of songs that previously seemed benign. Rarely have the insecurities, humiliations and uneasiness of childhood seemed more palpable."

    Mandy Patinkin has garnered praise and awards for his work on stage, screen, and television. He was awarded with a Tony for his role as “Che” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita and was nominated a second time for his work in Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. He won an Emmy Award for his performance on the critically acclaimed television series Chicago Hope. Mr. Patinkin’s numerous feature film credits include The Princess Bride, Ragtime, and Yentl. In addition, he has toured extensively, appearing in concert to sold-out audiences across the USA, Canada, and the UK.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Mandy Patinkin, vocals
    Guest artist: Kristin Chenoweth, vocals (5-7)

    Eric Stern, conductor
    Violin: Cenovia Cummins, concertmistress; Xin Zhao, Karl Kawahara, Rick Dolan, Naomi Katz, Karen Milne
    Viola: Debra Shufelt, Liuh-Wen Ting
    Cello: Stephanie Cummins, Sarah Carter
    Bass: Jeff Carney
    Woodwinds: Lawrence Feldman, clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, piccolo; Rick Heckman, clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn; Mark Thrasher, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone
    Trumpet: Tony Kadleck, Byron Stripling
    Trombone: Keith O’Quinn
    French Horn: Theresa MacDonnell
    Drums/Percussion: Warren Odze, Jim Saparito
    Harp: Grace Paradise
    Guitar: Jack Cavari
    Piano/Celeste: Paul Ford

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Tommy Krasker
    Recorded January 2000 at The Hit Factory, New York City
    Engineered by Tom Lazarus
    Assistant Engineers: Michael McCoy, Craig Durrance, Jamie Duncan
    Edited by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions, New York City
    Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York City
    Assistant Engineers: Claudius Mittendorfer
    Mastered by Ric Wilson, Digisonics, Northridge, CA

    Musical Arrangements by Paul Ford
    Music preparation by Donald Oliver & Paul Holderbaum, Chelsea Music Service, Inc.
    Orchestral Contractor: John Miller
    Sound effects: John Kilgore, Masque Sound

    Design by John Heiden, SMOG
    Booklet cover concept by Gideon Patinkin
    Cover photograph by Randy St. Nichols

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Artist Name: 
Mandy Patinkin
Release Date: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2001 - 04:00
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Patinkin finds a grown-up heart in this collection of children's tunes, drawn largely from Broadway composers. The Chicago Sun-Times praised these "surprisingly edgy interpretations of songs that previously seemed benign. Rarely have the insecurities, humiliations and uneasiness of childhood seemed more palpable."

Description: 

On Kidults, Mandy Patinkin celebrates the best and brightest songs in the American musical canon, putting his stamp on classics such as “A Tisket a Tasket,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” and “If I Only Had a Brain.” Produced by Tommy Krasker, Kidults is conducted by Eric Stern with musical arrangements by Paul Ford and features Tony Award–winner Kristin Chenoweth on three of the disc’s 16 tracks. The Chicago Sun-Times praised these "surprisingly edgy interpretations of songs that previously seemed benign. Rarely have the insecurities, humiliations and uneasiness of childhood seemed more palpable."

Mandy Patinkin has garnered praise and awards for his work on stage, screen, and television. He was awarded with a Tony for his role as “Che” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita and was nominated a second time for his work in Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. He won an Emmy Award for his performance on the critically acclaimed television series Chicago Hope. Mr. Patinkin’s numerous feature film credits include The Princess Bride, Ragtime, and Yentl. In addition, he has toured extensively, appearing in concert to sold-out audiences across the USA, Canada, and the UK.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Tommy Krasker
Recorded January 2000 at The Hit Factory, New York City
Engineered by Tom Lazarus
Assistant Engineers: Michael McCoy, Craig Durrance, Jamie Duncan
Edited by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions, New York City
Mixed at The Hit Factory, New York City
Assistant Engineers: Claudius Mittendorfer
Mastered by Ric Wilson, Digisonics, Northridge, CA

Musical Arrangements by Paul Ford
Music preparation by Donald Oliver & Paul Holderbaum, Chelsea Music Service, Inc.
Orchestral Contractor: John Miller
Sound effects: John Kilgore, Masque Sound

Design by John Heiden, SMOG
Booklet cover concept by Gideon Patinkin
Cover photograph by Randy St. Nichols

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79534

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Tuesday, September 4, 2001 - 04:00
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CD+MP3
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MUSICIANS
Mandy Patinkin, vocals
Guest artist: Kristin Chenoweth, vocals (5-7)

Eric Stern, conductor
Violin: Cenovia Cummins, concertmistress; Xin Zhao, Karl Kawahara, Rick Dolan, Naomi Katz, Karen Milne
Viola: Debra Shufelt, Liuh-Wen Ting
Cello: Stephanie Cummins, Sarah Carter
Bass: Jeff Carney
Woodwinds: Lawrence Feldman, clarinet, flute, alto saxophone, piccolo; Rick Heckman, clarinet, flute, tenor saxophone, oboe, English horn; Mark Thrasher, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, tenor saxophone
Trumpet: Tony Kadleck, Byron Stripling
Trombone: Keith O’Quinn
French Horn: Theresa MacDonnell
Drums/Percussion: Warren Odze, Jim Saparito
Harp: Grace Paradise
Guitar: Jack Cavari
Piano/Celeste: Paul Ford

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