Mandy Patinkin on Broadway Plays the Schoenfeld May 19

News   Mandy Patinkin on Broadway Plays the Schoenfeld May 19 Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin, who will return to the New York stage this fall in the Classic Stage Company's production of The Tempest, performs a one-night-only concert May 19 to benefit that Off-Broadway theatre company.
Mandy Patinkin
Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin on Broadway will be presented at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre at 8 PM. Patinkin will be backed by long-time musical director Paul Ford on piano. Mandy Patinkin won a Tony Award for his role as Che in the Broadway mounting of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita. His theatrical work includes roles in The Wild Party, Sunday in the Park with George, The Secret Garden and The Knife. An Emmy Award winner for his work on "Chicago Hope," his other screen credits include "Criminal Minds," "Yentl," "Ragtime," "Dick Tracy," "Broken Glass," "Life with Mikey" and "The Princess Bride." Patinkin's latest solo recording, "Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim," is available on the Nonesuch label.

Classic Stage Company — under the leadership of artistic director Brian Kulick and executive director Jessica R. Jenen — is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary. For more information visit www.classicstage.org.

Kulick will direct Patinkin in The Tempest, running Sept. 3-Oct. 12 at CSC.

Tickets, priced $75-$125, are available by visiting classicstage.org or by calling (212) 677-4210, ext. 40. Benefit sponsorships are also available from $1,000 to $15,000 and will include tickets, pre-show dinner, champagne reception with Patinkin and other VIP benefits.

The Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre is located in Manhattan at 236 West 45th Street.