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Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Cornelia Street Cafe

MANDEL and MCBEE and CRANDALL - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $20 includes one drink

Jazz songstress Verena McBee and lyric soprano Jessica Crandall sing music by Ellen Mandel


Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Deines Cultural Center

Ad Astra Festival Young Artist Concert - 2 PM

820 North Main Street
Russell, Kansas 67665
USA 785-483-3742

Ad Astra Festival concert features new music by Ellen Mandel, accompanied by collaborative pianist Matthew Piatt!


Saturday, August 26th, 2017

La Mama

WILD THINGS - 2 PM

66 East 4 St
New York New York USA 646-632-2340
Price: $23 - $34

Dell'Arte Opera Ensemble presents a recital of art songs, including Ellen Mandel's two settings to poems by Charles Baudelaire, Le Chat 1 and the World Premiere of Le Chat 2!  


Past Dates

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Cornelia Street Cafe

Jessica Crandall and Ellen Mandel CD release concert - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $20 includes one drink

Soprano Jessica Crandall sings music by Ellen Mandel from their new CD!


Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Wild Project

Entertaining Mr Sloane - 8 PM

195 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!


Sunday, April 9th, 2017

First Christian Church

SPRING AWAKENING - 6:30

5802 Roland Ave
Baltimore Maryland 21210
Price: $15

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!!!  


Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Downtown Arts Center

KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDTABLE - 3 PM

70 E 4 St
New York City New York 10003
US
Price: $25

A staged reading of Jean Cocteau's play about King Arthur!!! Amazing!!  Sound design by Ellen Mandel


Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Battelle Fine Arts Center

Daniel Neer in recital - 2 PM

Otterbein University
Ohio
Price: free

Daniel Neer sings Ellen Mandel's HAIKU NYC, setting Neer's 12 haiku, in a terrific recital!


Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

National Opera Center

THE NEW SONG - 8 PM

330 Seventh Ave 7th Floor
New York New York 10001
USA

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.


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Mississippi State University

Poetry and Song 10th Annual Concert - 7:30 PM

Starkville Mississippi 39759
US 662-325-2323
Price: free

Concert to feature Mandel's setting of e.e. cummings "in Just-spring"!!!


Friday, January 27th, 2017

Wild Project

The Infernal Machine - 7:30 PM

195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York

a staged reading of the terrific Jean Cocteau play, directed by Karen Case Cook, and I'm providing some music!!!


Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Cornelia Street Cafe

Michael Lydon and Friends - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $20 includes one drink

Ellen Mandel plays piano with Michael Lydon at his gig!!  Show will include her giant hit "Smile When You Say Goodbye"!!


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe

MANDEL and MCBEE - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $20

Jazz songstress Verena McBee joins composer/pianist Ellen Mandel,plus soprano Jessica Crandall, for an evening of swinging and lyrical Mandel originals. 


Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Wild Project

Arturo Ui - 8 PM

195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York

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!!


Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Nagelberg Theater, Baruch PAC

An Evening of Baudelaire Songs - 8 PM

New York NY

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.


Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Pendragon Theatre

The Glass Menagerie

148 River St
Saranac Lake New York 12983
US (518) 891-1854

Original music and sound by Ellen Mandel for the classic Tennessee Williams play, directed by Karen Lordi Kirkham!


Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe

Violetta and her Sisters - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $20

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!


Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe

MANDEL, FLANAGAN, and HERRING - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $10 cover, $10 minimum

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!


Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

POP SONGS and POEM SONGS - 4 PM

9091 Rt 22
COPAKE New York

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!  


Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe

PASSION IN PIGSKIN - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US 212-989-9319
Price: $20

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!!


Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Wild Project

THE GAMBLER

195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York

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.  


Monday, January 4th, 2016

Cornelia Street Cafe

CHOPIN, RAVEL, and ELLEN MANDEL - 8 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US 212-989-9319
Price: $20

 

An evening of music for piano and violin. Sensitive and powerful pianist Melody Fader will play solo piano music of Chopin, including the F minor Ballade, and Waltzes by Ellen Mandel. Then violinist Emilie-Anne Gendron will join Melody for Ravel's Violin Sonata. Admission is $20 and includes one drink or $10 worth of food of your choice. Cash at the door, only. For reservations call 212-989-9319

 

 


Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Cornelia Street Cafe

FLANAGAN, MANDEL, AND MEYERS - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

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!!


Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Castillo Theatre

DEATH OF A SALESMAN - 7 PM

543 W 42 St
New York New York 866-811-4111
Price: $50

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!!


Friday, April 24th, 2015

Cornelia Street Cafe

Swinging Siren Songs - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

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.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Wild Project

MEDEA - 8 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

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.

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

Daniel Neer sings music by Ellen Mandel - 4 PM

9091 Rt 22
COPAKE New York
Price: free

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!!

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Stella Adler Studio

UNDER MILK WOOD

the wonderful verse play by Dylan Thomas, with songs by Ellen Mandel to Thomas's lyrics!

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Cornelia Street Cafe

Ellen Mandel and Three Swinging Sirens!! - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

Ellen brings her original songs to the Cafe, with three great singers: BRIDGET BEIRNE, JESSICA CRANDALL, AND SONNI JAMES!!

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Cornelia Street Cafe

Charlotte Mew Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

Dee Nelson and Sandra Shipley read poems by Charlotte Mew, and Ellen Mandel composes and performs songs to her poems.

Monday, October 6th, 2014

54 Below

Hat Hat Chapeau - 9:30 PM

New York City New York

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

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Brooklyn Beat Festival

HAIKU NYC

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.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Peterborough Players

A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

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!!

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Savvy Secrets of Successful Mistresses - 10 PM

Edinburgh GB 44
GB

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!!

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Cornelia Street Cafe

Savvy Secrets of Successful Mistresses - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

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)!

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Wild Project

THERE WAS A WORLD - 3 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

Ellen Mandel and 3 Swinging Sires, Bridget Beirne, Jessica Crandall, and Sonni James, in a concert to celebrate the release of the new CD!!

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Cornelia Street Cafe

Seamus Heaney Birthday Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

A celebration of Heaney's works, with songs by Ellen Mandel to his poems, sung by Daniel Neer.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Roeliff Jansen Community Library

Poetry in Song - 5 PM

9091 Rt 22
COPAKE New York

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!

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Cornelia Street Cafe

E A Robinson Birthday Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

Mandel's songs to Robinson's poems, plus actors Dee Nelson and David Straitharn reading!! A great night!!

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELLEN MANDEL - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

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!!

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Paradise Factory Theater

DON JUAN IN HELL - 8 PM Tues-Sat, 3 PM Sun

64 East 4 St (between 2nd and 3rd Aves)
New York New York 212-352-3101

Wall Street Journal raves about this production of the rarely seen GB Shaw play! Music by Ellen Mandel

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Peterborough Players

Scapino

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

great farce based on Moliere's play!! You'll laugh, you'll laugh!! Ellen Mandel musical director and pianist!!

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe

Stanley Kunitz Birthday Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

With Bernadette Quigley and Kim Sykes!!! And Ellen Mandel providing music!!!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

59 E 59 St Theater

Savvy Secrets of Successful Mistresses - 6:30

59 E 59 St
New York New York
Price: $18

also July 10 and 11. Hilarious show with Lisa Faith Phillips as Dr Faith and Ellen as Mistress Ethel!!

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe

WB YEATS Birthday Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

fabulous actors read Yeats poems, and super tenor Michael Slattery sings Ellen Mandel's Yeats songs

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Cornelia Street Cafe

Daniel Neer and Ellen Mandel - 6:30 PM, doors open at 6

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15 includes one drink

Daniel Neer sings Music by Ellen Mandel---lots of new songs!

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Carnegie Room Concerts

in Just spring: Daniel Neer sings music by Ellen Mandel - 7:30 PM

59 S. Broadway
Nyack New York (845) 608-3593

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!

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Wild Project

Parados - 6, 8, and 10 PM

195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York

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----

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Andrea Clearfield's Salon

Salon featuring Daniel Neer singing music by Ellen Mandel - 7:30 PM

400 S. Sydenham St.
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19146
US

we'll be performing Daniel's haikus, that I'm setting to music!!!

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

New Gallery Concert Series

Pianos Plus - 7 PM

Community Music Center of Boston 34 Warren Ave. Boston, MA
Boston Massachusetts 02116
USA

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!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Arkansas Repertory Theatre

Henry V

Main Street
Little Rock Arkansas

Shakespeare's play with music by Ellen Mandel! Open and running through Sept 23, and getting RAVE reviews!!

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Peterborough Players

PRESENT LAUGHTER - Tues through Sat at 8 PM, Sun at 4 PM

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

BRILLIANT HILARIOUS COMEDY, FABULOUS CAST, and FOUR SONGS BY ELLEN MANDEL!!!! through Aug 25!!

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Peterborough Players

Little Men - 7 PM

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

Adaptation of the classic book, with musical direction and add'l music by Ellen Mandel. Plays through Aug 25.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Cornelia Street Cafe

Ogden Nash Birthday Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

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,

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Cornelia Street Cafe

Thomas Hardy Celebration - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

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.

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Hudson Theatre Ensemble

Rumpelstiltskin - 11 AM,1 PM and 3 PM

6th Street at the Hudson School
Hoboken New Jersey

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

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Wild Project

Rumpelstiltskin - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York
Price: $9 or pay what you can!

A new musical version of the classic tale, book by Kathy Menino, with songs by Ellen Mandel. Add'l performances Mar 31.

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Wild Project

Agamemnon Home - 8 PM Tues-Sat, 3 PM Sun

195 East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
New York New York

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.

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Mint Theater

Rutherford and Son - Tues, Wed, Thurs at 7 PM, Fri, Sat at 8 PM Sat, Sun at 2 PM

311 West 43 St, 3rd fl
New York New York
Price: $55

Ellen Mandel composed music for this powerful drama by Githa Sowerby, directed by Rick Corley. Performances continue through April 1.

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Wild Project

SONGS IN THE KEY OF GIGGLES - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York
Price: $9 or pay what you can!

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!

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Cornelia Street Cafe

Celebration of Langston Hughes - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

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.

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble

The Toymaker's Apprentice - 11 AM and 1 PM

New York City New York US

The new show by Kathy Menino, with songs by Ellen Mandel. Our fifth collaboration! A great entertainment for children and adults!

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Wild Project

Art - 8 PM Tues-Sat, 3 PM Sun

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York
Price: pay what you can

Ellen Mandel composes music for the acclaimed play by Yasmina Reza, directed by Gus Kaikkonen. Performances continue through December 18.

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Hudson Theatre Ensemble

The Toymaker's Apprentice - 11 AM,1 PM and 3 PM

6th Street at the Hudson School
Hoboken New Jersey

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

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

University of Notre Dame

Molly Says No - 2 PM

South Bend Indiana 46601
US

Soprano Judith Mok portrays Molly Bloom from Joyce's Ulysses, as she sings a beautiful program of classical songs, accompanied by Ellen Mandel.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Peterborough Players

Measure for Measure - 7 PM

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

Measure for Measure continues through Sept 11!

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Peterborough Players

Measure for Measure - 4 PM

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

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.

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Peterborough Players

Puss in Boots

Hadley Road
Peterborough New Hampshire 03458
US

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.

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Cornelia Street Cafe

Ogden Nash Birthday Celebration - 6:30 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

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!

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Cornelia Street Cafe

Opera Open Stage with Malesha Jessie and special guest composer Ellen Mandel - 6 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $10

Soprano Malesha Jessie sings 5 songs by Ellen Mandel when she hosts an evening of opera singers at this cozy Greenwich Village Bistro.

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Chestnut Tree House

Concert for Chestnut Tree House - 8 PM

Sussex
Eng

Rob Gildon sings songs by Mandel in this charity fundraiser concert for the only children's hospice in Sussex.

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Hudson Theatre Ensemble

The Emperor's New Clothes - 11 AM and 1 PM

6th Street at the Hudson School
Hoboken New Jersey

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.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

St Thomas Church

Steven Herring - 6:30 PM

5th Avenue
New York City New York
Price: $25

Steven Herring sings a program including 7 Mandel songs for the Ascension Day celebration dinner at St Thomas Church.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Wild Project

Mother Courage

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

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.

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Stamford United Reformed Church

Rob Gildon and others in concert

Star Lane
Stamford Eng
Price: free/donation

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.

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Wild Project

Emperor's New Clothes - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York
Price: pay what you can

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.

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Wild Project

The Emperor's New Clothes - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

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.

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

English Speaking Union of North Carolina

Ogden Nash Celebration

North Carolina

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.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe

Michael Lydon and Friends - 8 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $10

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.

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Wild Project

LITTLE RED - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

A musical comedy that's fun for children and adults! Book by Kathy Menino, music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel.

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

New Gallery Concert Series

Pamela Bob sings the Mandel and Lydon Songbook - 8 PM

Community Music Center of Boston 34 Warren Ave.
Boston Massachusetts 02116
USA

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."

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Public Theatre of Maine

The 3 Little Pigs

Lewiston Maine
Price: $10 adults/$5 children

A wacky entertaining musical comedy of the classic tale, Book by Kathy Ferman, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel. Runs Nov 14 to 19.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Arkansas Repertory Theater

Hamlet - 8 PM

Main Street
Little Rock Arkansas

Music by Ellen Mandel in this classic directed by Robert Hupp

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Hudson Theatre Ensemble

LITTLE RED - 11 AM and 1 PM

6th Street at the Hudson School
Hoboken New Jersey

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.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe

Ogden Nash Birthday Celebration - 6:30 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

terrific evening of Ogden Nash poems read by three talented actors, with Ellen Mandel performing her song settings of Nash's poems.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Kilkenny Arts Festival

To an Isle in the Water: songs to poems by Yeats, Heaney, Cummings and others - 1 PM

Set Theatre, Langton House Hotel, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland · t: +353 56 7721728
Kilkenny IR IR
IE 353 56 7721728

Rob Gildon sings songs by Ellen Mandel to poems by Yeats, Heaney, Cummings, and others. Special lunchtime performance!

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Kilkenny Arts Festival

To an Isle in the Water: songs to poems by Yeats, Heaney, Cummings and others - 10 PM

Set Theatre, Langton House Hotel, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland · t: +353 56 7721728
Kilkenny IR IR
IE 353 56 7721728

Rob Gildon sings Ellen Mandel's songs based on texts by WB Yeats, Seamus Heaney, E.E. Cummings, and others. Ellen accompanies on piano.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe

How to Be a Bad Girl - 6:30 PM

Cornelia St
New York City New York US
Price: $15, one drink minimum

a hilarious musical self-help seminar, with music by Ellen Mandel

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Wild Project

Three Little Pigs - 11 AM and 1 PM

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

Musical comedy version of the classic tale, Book by Kathy Ferman Menino, Music and Lyrics by Ellen Mandel

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Wild Project

The Man of Destiny - May 6 – 16, 2010 (Tues – Sat @ 8pm; Sun @ 3pm)

East 3rd Street, bet Aves A and B
Manhattan New York

Music by Ellen Mandel for this wonderful play by GB Shaw, directed by Amy Wagner, and starring Amy Fitts as the mysterious woman!

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Florio Street Concerts

Todd Almond and Ellen Mandel in concert

6389 Florio Street
Oakland California 94618
US

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Cornelia Street Cafe

Pamela Bob sings the Mandel and Lydon Songbook

Cornelia St
New York City New York US

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

The Cornelia Street Cafe

Dr Faith's "How to Be a Bad Girl" - 6:30 PM

29 Cornelia Street
New York New York 10014
US 212-243-4207

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.

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Tompkins Square Park

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting - 4 PM

New York New York 10009
US
Price: free

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!

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

Saint Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery

Songs for the Rain and the Clouds - 6:30

2nd Avenue and 10th Street
New York City New York 10003
US
Price: $15, students and children $10

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.

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Cornelia St. Cafe

A Tribute to Wallace Stevens and E.E. Cummings - 6 PM

29 Cornelia St.
New York New York 10014
US 212 989 9319
Price: $10

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

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Third Street Music School Settlement

Michael Lydon and Friends - 7:30

235 East 11 Street
New York City New York 10003
US
Price: free

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.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Cornelia Street Cafe

29 Cornelia Street
New York New York 10014
US 212-989-9319

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Tenth Street Fair

Mandel and Lydon Quintet - 12 noon to 5 PM

East 10th Street between 1st and 2nd Aves
New York City New York 10003
US
Price: free

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!

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Peterborough Players

Anne of Green Gables

Peterborough NH

Ellen will create music for the production of the adaptation of the beloved novel at the Peterborough Players

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