The Cleveland Jewish News and Medical Mutual will feature “An Evening with Emmy and Tony Award Winners Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grodyfrom 7-8 p.m. May 1 at the Maltz Performing Arts Center at Temple-Tifereth Israel on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
A discussion with Patinkin and Grody, who are married, will be moderated by Kevin S. Adelstein, publisher and CEO of Cleveland Jewish News and president of the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company, which will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.
General admission seats are $60.
A limited number of VIP seats are available for $160 and include a VIP reception from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with special welcoming remarks from Patinkin and Grody, hearty hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages.
A live view option costs $18. A one-time private link to the livestream will be emailed in the afternoon of May 1.
To buy tickets, go to cjn.org/Patinkin.
Patinkin has carved out a career in theatre, concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist.
In his 1980 Broadway debut, Patinkin won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Evita” and was nominated in 1984 for his lead role as George in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Sunday in the Park with George”. ”
In 1989 Patinkin began his concert career at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater in New York. Since then he has performed his various solo concerts across North America, in London’s West End, across Australia and New Zealand, as well as on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Her last solo concert is “Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries”.
Patinkin’s feature films include “The Princess Bride”, playing Inigo Montoya, “Yentl”, playing opposite Barbra Streisand, “Before You Know It”, “Life Itself”, “Wonder”, “Smurfs: The Lost Village”, “The Queen of Spain”, “Ali and Nino”, “Wish I Was Here”, “The Wind Rises”, “Everybody’s Hero”, “The Choking Man”, “Pinero”, “The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland” , “Lulu on the Bridge”, “Men with Guns”, “The Music of Chance”, “Daniel”, “Ragtime”, “Impromptu”, “The Doctor”, “Alien Nation”, “Dick Tracy”, “The House on Carroll Street”, “True Colors” and “Maxie”.
On TV, Patinkin was most recently seen as Judge Wackner on the Paramount+ series “The Good Fight.” He won an Emmy Award in 1995 for his performance in the CBS series, “Chicago Hope”, and starred in the CBS series, “Criminal Minds”, and the Showtime Original series, “Dead Like Me” and “Homeland”. as CIA. Agent Saul Berenson.
As a recording artist on CBS Records, Patinkin has released two solo albums, “Mandy Patinkin” and “Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual”.
In a New York Times article published on March 15Patinkin said he finds healing in refugee work and praying with his dog.
As diverse as his professional life has been, Patinkin’s training in the field of social activism has been even more varied and continues to evolve. He has helped raise funds for organizations such as the Brady Campaign, PAX, Doctors Without Borders, Association to Benefit Children, American Jewish World Service, Search For Common Ground, National Dance Institute, and the ACLU. He is a board member of the Arava Institute and continues to work with the International Rescue Committee, bringing to light the plight of refugees around the world.
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Grody moved from Los Angeles to New York and found herself employed on Broadway in “Scapino.” Off-Broadway followed with appearances at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater, including “Fishing” by Michael Weller, “Museum” by Tina Howe, directed by Max Stafford-Clark, “Nasty Rumors” and “Final Remarks” by Susan Miller directed by AJ Antoon and ‘Lulu Bett’ directed by Jack Hofsiss at the Berkshire Theater Festival.
Grody received Obie Awards for her performances in Caryl Churchill’s “Top Girls,” directed by Max Stafford-Clark and Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” directed by Jerry Zaks.
Grody’s film appearances include “Limbo”, written and directed by John Sayles and “Men with Guns”, also by Sayles, “My Bodyguard”, “Lemon Sisters” with Diane Keaton and Carol Kane, “Another Woman” by Woody Allen and Warren Beatty’s “Reds”. Grody’s TV appearances include “The Sunset Gang” with Uta Hagen, “Law & Order – Criminal Intent”, “Execution of Private Slovik” with Martin Sheen and numerous extracurricular specials.
The title sponsor is Medical Mutual. The event is in partnership with Zashin & Rich. The VIP sponsor is Designer Accents at Home. Supporting sponsors are Clothes Mentor; COIT cleaning and catering services; Krause Family Foundation; Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co. LPA; and roadside furniture. The venue sponsor is the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at Temple-Tifereth Israel at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact CJPC Event Manager Gina Lloyd at 216-342-5196 or email [email protected] The recording, photographing, broadcasting, telecasting, display or reproduction of any part of the event without the express written consent of CJPC is strictly prohibited.
COVID-19 protocols will be enforced, in accordance with Case Western Reserve University COVID-19 protocols. All guests are required to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.