Montparnasse The Piano Bar

Mykonos Greece

Established 1983

Mark Hartman is a freelance pianist, conductor, and music director based in New York City. His Broadway credits include "Sondheim On Sondheim" (Associate Conductor), "Avenue Q" (Associate Conductor, later Music Director), and playing keyboard on the original production of "Miss Saigon". He was the Music Director or Supervisor of the off-Broadway productions of "Pageant", "Stars Of David", "Silence! The Musical", "Dear Edwina", eight shows with the Irish Repertory Theater, and five with the York Theater Company. He was one of the lucky pianists to play "The Fantasticks" both at the Sullivan Street Playhouse and the Jerry Orbach Theater. Regionally, Mark has worked for the 5th Avenue Theater (Seattle), Asolo Repertory Theater, Broadway In Chicago, North Shore Music Theater (IRNE Award Nom), The Old Globe, Pasadena Playhouse, Playmakers Repertory Company, and many others. National and international productions of "Guys and Dolls", "Pippin", and "The Irish...and How They Got That Way". Cabaret appearances include Birdland, The Carlyle, The Crazy Coqs (London), Eighty-Eight's, Feinstein's/54 Below, Feinstein's at the Regency, Joe's Pub, The Greenwich Theatre (London), Iridium, The Laurie Beechman Theater, Rose Hall/Jazz at Lincoln Center, Town Hall, and Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Most of these have been with 7-time MAC Award winner Natalie Douglas, with whom he has shared an 18-year professional partnership. Concert conducting includes the NYC premiere of "Children Of Eden", the 20th anniversary concert of "Rags", "Camelot" with Jeremy Irons, "Oliver!" with Brian Stokes Mitchell, and a Rodgers & Hammerstein tribute at the Shubert Theater hosted by Shirley Jones which featured Patrick Cassidy, Jason Danieley, Melissa Errico, Howard McGillin, Marin Mazzie, Paulo Szot, and many more. Mark began in the New York piano bars, and counts Montparnasse: The Piano Bar in Mykonos among his favorite regular appearances. He is the recipient of two MAC Awards and the Backstage Bistro Award for Music Direction.

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