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Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim

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  • Mandy Patinkin was on CBS Sunday Morning to talk with correspondent Holly Williams about portraying Saul Berenson on Homeland, entering its eighth and final season on Showtime next Sunday, and his role as an ambassador for the International Rescue Committee. You can watch the piece here, as well as a web-exclusive segment on singing, his "first love." Patinkin is on the final leg of his tour of songs from Children and Art, his first new album since 2002.

  • Mandy Patinkin was on NPR's All Things Considered last week to talk with host Ari Shapiro about his new album, Children and Art. "Art, never more than these moments we're living these days, is the avenue toward expression of existence," he says. "The whole system is falling apart, and you need to turn to the fire department to put out the flames. And in this case, I appeal to artists of every nature to guide us and lead us back to humanity and caring for our fellow human beings and doing what is morally and ethically appropriate." Patinkin is on tour now.

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    The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Mandy Patinkin, vocals
    Paul Ford, piano

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Tom Lazarus, Paul Ford, and Mandy Patinkin
    Recorded live in concert, February 2002, at the Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, production of Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Celebrating Sondheim, by Tom Lazarus and Michael McCoy
    Edited and mixed by Marc Stedman and Tom Lazarus at Classic Sound, New York City
    Mastered by Joe Lambert at Classic Sound

    Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, except disc one, track 1, book by James Lapine; disc two, track 12, music by Richard Rodgers. Arrangements by Paul Ford and Mandy Patinkin

    Before the original Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George opened in May 1984, Mandy Patinkin took a life-drawing class at the Arts Student League in New York City, as his role required him to sketch his fellow actors playing the various characters in George Seurat’s painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte. The cover is one of a collection of sketches Patinkin made on stage throughout the show’s run.

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Release Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

Description: 

The actor-singer-Broadway star offers a deeply personal survey of Sondheim's repertoire on this double disc, recorded live at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theatre. The album, says the Chicago Sun-Times, "suggests why Patinkin has long been considered a quintessential Sondheim interpreter."

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Tom Lazarus, Paul Ford, and Mandy Patinkin
Recorded live in concert, February 2002, at the Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, production of Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Celebrating Sondheim, by Tom Lazarus and Michael McCoy
Edited and mixed by Marc Stedman and Tom Lazarus at Classic Sound, New York City
Mastered by Joe Lambert at Classic Sound

Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, except disc one, track 1, book by James Lapine; disc two, track 12, music by Richard Rodgers. Arrangements by Paul Ford and Mandy Patinkin

Before the original Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George opened in May 1984, Mandy Patinkin took a life-drawing class at the Arts Student League in New York City, as his role required him to sketch his fellow actors playing the various characters in George Seurat’s painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte. The cover is one of a collection of sketches Patinkin made on stage throughout the show’s run.

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79690

Number of Discs in Set: 
2discs
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Tuesday, October 29, 2002 - 05:00
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MUSICIANS
Mandy Patinkin, vocals
Paul Ford, piano

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