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Mandy Patinkin in "Dress Casual" at Luhrs Center

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and WITF Host | Feb 6, 2014 10:53 AM

Before he was an Emmy-winning TV actor, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway star, performing in leading roles in musicals like Evita and Sunday in the Park with George.   He is also known for his memorable TV roles in Homeland, Criminal Minds, Dead Like Me and Chicago Hope.  And many know him for his iconic role as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride.

Mandy Patenkin is also known for his recordings and concert performance. On Thursday, February 27 at 8 p.m., he brings his show Dress Casual to the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University. Accompanied by pianist Paul Ford, he performs an evening of popular songs with music by Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Harry Chapin and many others.

Below you can hear our interview with Mandy Patinkin. 


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