Mandy Patinkin Celebrates Sondheim June 18-30; Complete Song List Announced

News   Mandy Patinkin Celebrates Sondheim June 18-30; Complete Song List Announced Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin brings his all-Stephen Sondheim concert to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts June 18.

Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin brings his all-Stephen Sondheim concert to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts June 18.

Patinkin, who starred on Broadway in Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George, brings his latest one-man show to the Kennedy Center's Sondheim Celebration from June 18 to June 30. With Paul Ford at the piano, Patinkin will offer a 90-minute program dedicated to the works of the composer of Company, Merrily We Roll Along, Into the Woods, Passion, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Follies, Assassins, Anyone Can Whistle and A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum.

A Tony winner for his work in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita, Patinkin has also starred on Broadway in The Secret Garden, Sunday in the Park with George (Tony nomination), Falsettos, The Shadow Box, Trelawny of the "Wells" and, most recently, The Wild Party (Tony nom.).

According to Patinkin's official website, the actor-singer plans to record an all-Sondheim CD this year and hopes to bring his personal Sondheim tribute to The Great White Way. As of press time, Patinkin's Sondheim recital at the Kennedy Center will include the following songs:

"Lesson # 8" (Sunday in the Park with George)
"Another Hundred People" (Company)
"When?" (Evening Primrose)
"Someone Is Waiting" (Company)
"Johanna" (Sweeney Todd)
"Green Finch and Linnet Bird" (Sweeney Todd)
"Pretty Women" (Sweeney Todd)
"Finishing the Hat" (Sunday in the Park with George)
"In You Can Find Me, I'm Here" (Evening Primrose)
"Live, Laugh, Love" (Follies)
"Live Alone and Like It" (Dick Tracy)
"Everybody Says Don't" (Anyone Can Whistle)
"Rich and Happy, Part 1" (Merrily We Roll Along)
"Our Time" (Merrily We Roll Along)
"Broadway Baby" (Follies)
"Rich and Happy, Part 2" (Merrily We Roll Along)
"Uptown, Downtown" (cut from Follies)
"Liaisons" (A Little Night Music)
"Send in the Clowns" (A Little Night Music)
"Live, Laugh, Love" (Reprise) (Follies)
"You Could Drive a Person Crazy" (Company)
"Free" (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)
"Company" (Company)
"Waiting for the Girls Upstairs" (Follies)
"Pleasant Little Kingdom" (cut from Follies)
"Too Many Mornings" (Follies)
"Not While I'm Around" (Sweeney Todd)
"All Things Bright and Beautiful" (cut from Follies)
"It Takes Two" (Into the Woods)
"In Someone's Eyes" (Follies)
"Beautiful" (Sunday in the Park with George)
"Losing My Mind" (Follies)
"Take the Moment" (Do I Hear a Walt?; music by Richard Rodgers)
"Sunday" (Sunday in the Park with George) Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Celebrating Sondheim plays the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater through June 30. Performance dates and times follow: June 18 at 7:30 PM, June 19 at 7:30 PM, June 21 at 7:30 PM (sold out), June 22 at 7:30 PM (sold out), June 23 at 2:30 PM, June 25 at 7:30 PM, June 26 at 7:30 PM, June 28 at 7:30 PM, June 29 at 7:30 PM (sold out) and June 30 at 2:30 PM (sold out). Tickets are priced at $50 and can be purchased by calling (800) 444-1324. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located in Washington, D.C., at 2700 F. Street.

Patinkin's concert is part of this summer's much-in-the-news Sondheim Celebration, which features full productions of six classic Sondheim musicals. Sunday in the Park with George, Company and Sweeney Todd are currently playing in repertory, and July will see the openings of Passion, Merrily We Roll Along and A Little Night Music. For more information, go to www.kennedy-center.org.