Mandy Patinkin: In Concert Comes to Jazz at Lincoln Center
The one-night-only event will celebrate the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 101st season.
Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin will perform a one-night-only concert on Monday, May 23, at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The concert is presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene in celebration of its 101st consecutive season and will honor the 18-year tenure of NYTF artistic director Zalmen Mlotek, along with his wife Debra, for their commitment to enhancing Yiddish Culture.
Patinkin will perform an eclectic program of songs including those from his critically acclaimed concerts Dress Casual and the in-Yiddish Mamaloshen. He is best known on Broadway for his performances in Evita, Sunday in the Park With George, The Secret Garden, and The Wild Party. He currently plays Saul Berenson on Showtime's hit series Homeland.
Mandy Patinkin: In Concert features music direction and piano accompaniment by Adam Ben-David. The concert is produced by Moishe Rosenfeld with NYTF executive director Bryna Wasserman and NYTF executive producer Christopher Massimine.
NYTF is the longest consecutively producing Yiddish theater company in the world. It presents plays, musicals, concerts, literary events, and workshops in English, Yiddish, Hebrew, and Russian, with English and Russian supertitles accompanying most performances. Its mission is to celebrate the Jewish experience through the performing arts and to transmit a rich cultural legacy in exciting new ways.