Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Entertaining Mr Sloane - 8 PM195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York
Ellen Mandel creates sound design for Joe Orton's intriguing black comedy! Don't miss!!! Strictly limited run through May 14!
Ellen Mandel creates sound design for Joe Orton's intriguing black comedy! Don't miss!!! Strictly limited run through May 14!
Soprano Jessica Crandall sings music by Ellen Mandel from their new CD!
Jazz songstress Verena McBee and lyric soprano Jessica Crandall sing music by Ellen Mandel
Ad Astra Festival concert features new music by Ellen Mandel, accompanied by collaborative pianist Matthew Piatt!
Baltimore Musicales presents an hour of art songs and vocal chamber music by Faure, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff, Copland, Barber and ELLEN MANDEL's WHEN FACES CALLED FLOWERS, to the poem by e.e. cummings!!!
A staged reading of Jean Cocteau's play about King Arthur!!! Amazing!! Sound design by Ellen Mandel
Daniel Neer sings Ellen Mandel's HAIKU NYC, setting Neer's 12 haiku, in a terrific recital!
Super tenor Daniel Neer sings HAIKU NYC, with music by Ellen Mandel to his twelve texts. Program includes several other composers' settings of Neer's texts.
Concert to feature Mandel's setting of e.e. cummings "in Just-spring"!!!
a staged reading of the terrific Jean Cocteau play, directed by Karen Case Cook, and I'm providing some music!!!
Ellen Mandel plays piano with Michael Lydon at his gig!! Show will include her giant hit "Smile When You Say Goodbye"!!
Jazz songstress Verena McBee joins composer/pianist Ellen Mandel,plus soprano Jessica Crandall, for an evening of swinging and lyrical Mandel originals.
Just in time, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble presents the play by Bertolt Brecht amazingly relevant to this year's presidential election. LIVE MUSIC AND SOUND BY ELLEN MANDEL!!!! Runs through Nov 13!!
World Premiere of Ellen Mandel's setting of "Le Chat" by Charles Baudelaire, on a program with other Baudelaire songs by Debussy, Duparc, Fauré, and others.
Original music and sound by Ellen Mandel for the classic Tennessee Williams play, directed by Karen Lordi Kirkham!
A preview performance of Mandel's new setting of Baudelaire's poem "le chat" will be part of dell'Arte Chamber Ensemble's season preview at Cornelia St. Talented singers, beautiful music!
Superb Soprano LISA FLANAGAN and Fab Baritone STEVEN HERRING sing Mandel's songs to texts by Seamus Heaney, e.e. cummings, WB Yeats, Shakespeare and more!
Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon at Roe-Jan with special guest Jessica Crandall!!
Mandel, Lydon, and Crandall perform the duo's original songs----jazzy, lyrical, humorous, bluesy----to their own lyrics, and texts by e.e. cummings, WB Yeats, and more!
This cabaret opera tells the story of a love triangle between two football players and a cheerleader! Libretto by Michael Lydon, Music by Michael Lydon and Ellen Mandel. You'll laugh, you'll cry! Just a few days before the Super Bowl!!
Phoenix Theatre Ensemble presents Glyn Maxwell's riveting adaptation of the Dostoevsky tale, about one man's addiction to love and gambling!! Funny and tragic! Music and sound by Ellen Mandel.
Dynamic soprano Lisa Flanagan sings music by Ellen Mandel and Lanny Meyers!! Includes Mandel's settings of e.e. cummings texts!!! Don't miss this one!!
A GREAT PRODUCTION of a GREAT PLAY!! Superlative acting by Avi Hoffman as Willy Loman, and Suzanne Toren as Linda. In Yiddish with English supertitles---YOU DON'T NEED TO KNOW YIDDISH to enjoy and be deeply moved by this show! Sound design by ELLEN MANDEL!!
RUNS THROUGH NOV 22!!
Super soprano JESSICA CRANDALL and composer/pianist ELLEN MANDEL perform Mandel's lyrical, humorous, jazzy, poignant songs to lyrics by WB Yeats, e.e. cummings, Seamus Heaney, Shakespeare, Mandel and more.
a new adaptation of the powerful classic, with Elise Stone as Medea, Peter Ganim as Jason, and Josh Tyson, Morgan Rosse, and Lori Parquet in multiple roles. Original Music and Sound by Ellen Mandel. A MUST SEE! Runs through May 3.
Roe-Jan invites Daniel and Ellen back for a second concert, after they called our first concert in April, the best they'd ever had!!
the wonderful verse play by Dylan Thomas, with songs by Ellen Mandel to Thomas's lyrics!
Ellen brings her original songs to the Cafe, with three great singers: BRIDGET BEIRNE, JESSICA CRANDALL, AND SONNI JAMES!!
Dee Nelson and Sandra Shipley read poems by Charlotte Mew, and Ellen Mandel composes and performs songs to her poems.
Supertalent PAMELA BOB of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder sings songs by ELLEN MANDEL and MICHAEL LYDON at the renowned midtown bistro
Brooklyn Beats Festival presents a Two Sides Sounding concert, including the WORLD PREMIERE of DANIEL NEER'S and ELLEN MANDEL'S song cycle HAIKU NYC----Mandel's setting of Neer's 12 Haiku.
Super-talented actress/singer Bridget Beirne recreates Patsy Cline, singing 20 of Patsy's hits, with Ellen Mandel as musical director/pianist!! A terrific show!!
Dr Faith and Mistress Ethel (Lisa Faith Phillips and Ellen Mandel) bring their adorable self-help lecture parody with songs (music by Ellen Mandel) to the fabulous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Aug 1 through Aug 10!!
an adorable parody self-help lecture by two sassy dames: Dr Faith (Lisa Faith Phillips) and Mistress Ethel (Ellen Mandel), with songs (music by Ellen Mandel)!
Ellen Mandel and 3 Swinging Sires, Bridget Beirne, Jessica Crandall, and Sonni James, in a concert to celebrate the release of the new CD!!
A celebration of Heaney's works, with songs by Ellen Mandel to his poems, sung by Daniel Neer.
Ellen Mandel and Daniel Neer perform Ellen's songs to poems by e.e. cummings, WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Daniel Neer, and others. Lyrical and jazzy, humorous and poignant!
Mandel's songs to Robinson's poems, plus actors Dee Nelson and David Straitharn reading!! A great night!!
Cornelia St Cafe is presenting my songs to poems, with superb singers Daniel Neer and Jessica Crandall, and fabulous actors Paul Hecht and Kim Sykes reading some of the poems too. I'll be there on piano!!
Wall Street Journal raves about this production of the rarely seen GB Shaw play! Music by Ellen Mandel
great farce based on Moliere's play!! You'll laugh, you'll laugh!! Ellen Mandel musical director and pianist!!
With Bernadette Quigley and Kim Sykes!!! And Ellen Mandel providing music!!!
also July 10 and 11. Hilarious show with Lisa Faith Phillips as Dr Faith and Ellen as Mistress Ethel!!
fabulous actors read Yeats poems, and super tenor Michael Slattery sings Ellen Mandel's Yeats songs
Daniel Neer sings Music by Ellen Mandel---lots of new songs!
We'll be performing my songs to poems by E.E. Cummings, WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney, and my cycle to Daniel Neer's Haikus, as part of the Carnegie Room Literature and Music series!
Bridget Beirne, Jessica Crandall, and Melissa Guttman will perform songs that I've written for The Cure at Troy, by Seamus Heaney, Agamemnon Home, by Glyn Maxwell, and other Greek classics. Ellen Mandel will accompany on keyboard. Also performing: the Dickinson College Dance Co----
we'll be performing Daniel's haikus, that I'm setting to music!!!
Daniel Neer sings songs by Ellen Mandel, including premieres of The Cat and the Moon (WB Yeats) and Haikus 1 through 5 (by Daniel Neer himself!) Our new CD, including those songs, 5 Thomas Hardy settings, and two Seamus Heaney songs will be available at the concert! Come hear!
Shakespeare's play with music by Ellen Mandel! Open and running through Sept 23, and getting RAVE reviews!!
BRILLIANT HILARIOUS COMEDY, FABULOUS CAST, and FOUR SONGS BY ELLEN MANDEL!!!! through Aug 25!!
Adaptation of the classic book, with musical direction and add'l music by Ellen Mandel. Plays through Aug 25.
the 4th annual Ogden Nash evening, with poems read by Paul Hecht, Jennifer Van Dyke, and Bob Kaliban, and new Nash songs and established favorites by Ellen Mandel, sung by Jessica Crandall,
A celebration of Thomas Hardy's poetry, starring Paul Hecht, Dee Nelson, Sandra Shipley, and Paul O'Neill, and with new songs to his poems by Ellen Mandel sung by Daniel Neer.
Music by Ellen Mandel, book by Kathy Ferman Menino----a zany, fun new version of the classic tale. Add'l performances June 10 at 11 AM,1 PM and 3 PM. Original cast album available at performances or from ellenmandel.com
A new musical version of the classic tale, book by Kathy Menino, with songs by Ellen Mandel. Add'l performances Mar 31.
Ellen is composing music for the new play by cutting edge British poet Glyn Maxwell, produced by the Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, directed by Amy Wagner. Add'l performances through April 1.
Ellen Mandel composed music for this powerful drama by Githa Sowerby, directed by Rick Corley. Performances continue through April 1.
Talented actor/singers perform Ellen's songs from Puss in Boots, Toymaker's Apprentice, The 3 Pigs, and other children's shows, and a songwriting workshop with Ellen and playwright Kathy Menino is part of the performance!
Soprano Malesha Jessie will sing a World Premiere of a Mandel song to one of Langston Hughes' great poems, as well as other settings of his works, as part of this celebration, directed by Paul Hecht.
The new show by Kathy Menino, with songs by Ellen Mandel. Our fifth collaboration! A great entertainment for children and adults!
Ellen Mandel composes music for the acclaimed play by Yasmina Reza, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. Performances continue through December 18.
Songs (music and lyrics) by Ellen Mandel in a new children's show for all ages with book by Kathy Menino. Our fifth collaboration! Another 3 performances Sunday Nov 20
Soprano Judith Mok portrays Molly Bloom from Joyce's Ulysses, as she sings a beautiful program of classical songs, accompanied by Ellen Mandel.
Measure for Measure continues through Sept 11!
The Shakespeare play with music by Weill and Hollander, Ellen Mandel, musical director and arranger, translations and adaptations of lyrics by Mandel and Kaikkonen. Starring Gordon Clapp of NYPD Blue.
A delightful musical comedy version of the classic tale: Book by Kathy Ferman Menino, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel! Add'l performances: Aug 22,23,26, and 27.
By popular demand, the Third Annual evening of Ogden Nash's amusing and soulful poems read by great actors, with some poems set to music by Ellen Mandel, who plays and sings them!
Soprano Malesha Jessie sings 5 songs by Ellen Mandel when she hosts an evening of opera singers at this cozy Greenwich Village Bistro.
Rob Gildon sings songs by Mandel in this charity fundraiser concert for the only children's hospice in Sussex.
A hilarious version of the classic tale, with music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel. Additional performances June 12 and 18 at 11 AM and 1 PM.
Steven Herring sings a program including 7 Mandel songs for the Ascension Day celebration dinner at St Thomas Church.
Ellen Mandel is musical director/arranger/one woman orchestra for reading/performances of the Brecht play with score by Darius Milhaud. Ellen was the musical director/arranger/pianist for the first performances of this Milhaud score at the Jean Cocteau Rep in 1997.
Add'l performances May 14 and 15.
Baritone Robert Gildon, will perform five songs by Ellen Mandel, and harpist Eleanor Turner, who has performed across Italy, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands will also perform, alongside local flautist Charlotte Ashton and pianist David Lovell Brown, in a benefit concert.
An entertaining musical comedy of the classic tale, Book by Kathy Ferman Menino, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel. Add'l performances Mar 12 at 11 AM and 1 PM.
A hilarious version of the children's fable: book by Kathy Menino, music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel. Add'l performances March 5 and 12.
poems by Ogden Nash read beautifully by actors Paul Hecht, Bob Kalaban, and Joyce Reehling, with songs to Nash's poems written and performed by Ellen Mandel.
an evening of jazz and love songs, featuring two songs by Ellen Mandel, with Ellen on piano, plus singers Amy Fitts and Gennaro Kravitz, trombonist Curtis Fowlkes, bassist Dave Hofstra, and drummer Rudy Lawless.
A musical comedy that's fun for children and adults! Book by Kathy Menino, music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel.
Extraordinary talent Pamela Bob sings a variety of songs by Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon: Mandel's settings of poems by E.E. Cummings and others, Michael Lydon's original standards including "Paris in the Rain," and Mandel and Lydon's classic "Don't Ask Why."
A wacky entertaining musical comedy of the classic tale, Book by Kathy Ferman, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel. Runs Nov 14 to 19.
Music by Ellen Mandel in this classic directed by Robert Hupp
A musical comedy that's fun for children and adults, book by Kathy Menino, music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel! Add'l performances Oct 10 and 17 at 11 AM and 1 PM.
terrific evening of Ogden Nash poems read by three talented actors, with Ellen Mandel performing her song settings of Nash's poems.
Rob Gildon sings songs by Ellen Mandel to poems by Yeats, Heaney, Cummings, and others. Special lunchtime performance!
Rob Gildon sings Ellen Mandel's songs based on texts by WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney, E.E. Cummings, and others. Ellen accompanies on piano.
a hilarious musical self-help seminar, with music by Ellen Mandel
Musical comedy version of the classic tale, Book by Kathy Ferman Menino, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel
Music by Ellen Mandel for this wonderful play by GB Shaw, directed by Amy Wagner, and starring Amy Fitts as the mysterious woman!
A funny satirical self-help lecture/concert, with Lisa Faith Phillips as Dr Faith, and Ellen Mandel as Mistress Ethel. Original songs with music by Mandel and lyrics by Mandel and Phillips.
Ellen Mandel, Michael Lydon, and friends play an outdoor concert of Christmas favorites as dusk descends, leading up to the lighting of the Tompkins Square Park Christmas Tree!
a concert built around the theme "rain" featuring Ellen Mandel's setting of E.E. Cummings' poem "a wind has blown the rain away"---the title song of her CD of Cummings song settings and featuring Soprano Alexandra Skendrou, Tenor Marcos Santos, Composer Sotiris Melissis, Pianist Manolis Papasifakis, and Visual Artists/Painters Nikos Makarounas, Stefanos Zannis, Arthur Hughes.
An evening of poetry read by Barbara Feldon, Joanna Gleason, and Chris Sarandon, with Ellen Mandel creating musical interludes, and featuring several of Mandel's song settings of poems by E.E. Cummings
Michael Lydon puts together a concert with Ellen Mandel on grand piano, Pamela Bob, vocals, Claire Daly, baritone sax, Curtis Fowlkes, trombone, Dave Hofstra, bass, Rudy Lawless, drums, performing Lydon originals, standards, and a couple of Ellen's songs.
Ellen Mandel, keyboards, Michael Lydon, guitar, Claire Daly, baritone sax, Wei Sheng Lin, bass, Rudy Lawless, drums, play jazz standards all day on the loveliest block in the East Village!
Ellen will create music for the production of the adaptation of the beloved novel at the Peterborough Players
an Ogden Nash evening featuring several song settings by Ellen Mandel of Nash's poems