Before he was an Emmy-winning TV and film actor, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway star. Patinkin, star of the hit television series Homeland and one of the most versatile and compelling actors, singers and storytellers of our age, returns to Australia in November for the first time in five years to perform in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Diaries 2018 with Adam Ben-David on Piano presents the acclaimed actor, singer and storyteller in his most electrifying role, concert performer. From Randy Newman to Stephen Sondheim, from Irving Berlin to Rufus Wainwright, Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you’ll never forget.
His stage performances are legendary, from his 1980 Broadway debut as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita which won him a Tony Award, and his Tony Award-nominated starring role as George in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George in 1984, to his later stage credits in The Wild Party, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, The Winter’s Tale, Hamlet and Savages.
With a biography boasting lead roles in eclectic films such as Yentl, Ragtime, Impromptu, The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland, Men with Guns, The Music of Chance, Daniel, The Doctor, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, True Colors and the iconic The Princess Bride, as well as Homeland, Criminal Minds and Chicago Hope on television, Patinkin is one of the most distinctive and talented performers working today.
Don’t miss this rare chance to be mesmerized by the inimitable voice and charm of a Broadway legend, the unique and sensational Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by musical director Adam Ben-David.
Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Diaries 2018 with Adam Ben-David on Piano will be presented at Hamer Hall – Arts Centre Melbourne (Sunday 11 November); Concert Hall – Sydney Opera House (Wednesday 14 November); and Concert Hall – Queensland Performing Arts Centre (Saturday 17 November). For more information, visit: www.mandypatinkin.com.au for details. Tickets on sale Friday 3 August 2018.
Image: Mandy Patinkin – photo by Andrew Eccles