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Mark Jacoby Biography (1947-)
Born May 21, 1947, in Johnson City, TN; married Deborah Bendixon (an actress); children: Ben, Evelyn.
- Birth Details
- May 21, 1947
- Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
- Robert, Robert and Elizabeth, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ,1982
- Vittorio Vidal, Sweet Charity (musical), Los Angeles, then Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1986-1987
- Captain von Trapp, The Sound of Music (musical), Artpark, 1989
- Understudy for the role of Sid Sorokin, The Pajama Game (musical),New York State Theatre, New York City, 1989
- Baron von Gaigorn, Grand Hotel, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1989-1992, then George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1992
- Title role, The Phantom of the Opera (musical), Majestic Theatre,New York City, 1991-1993
- Soloist, A Sondheim Tribute at Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1992
- Gaylord Ravenal, Show Boat (musical), Chicago, IL, then Toronto, Ontario, Canada, later George Gershwin Theatre, 1994-1996
- Joseph Lawrence Chamberlain, Chamberlain: A Civil War Romance, Maine State Music Theatre, 1996
- Father, Ragtime (musical), Toronto, then Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 1998-1999
- Archibald Craven, The Secret Garden, Fifth Avenue Musical TheatreCompany, 1999
- Oscar Jaffee, On the Twentieth Century (musical), Goodspeed OperaHouse, East Haddam, CT, 1999
- The playwright, Enter the Guardsman, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Madison, NJ, 1999, then Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 2000
- George, Songs from Sunday in the Park with George (benefit performance), 2000
- Philip, Sitting Pretty, Hypothetical Theatre Company, New York City, 2001
- Emile de Becque, South Pacific (musical), Artpark, 2001
- Colonel Ricci, Passion, Wilma Theatre, 2001
- Appeared as Jeffrey Moss, Bells Are Ringing (musical), off-Broadway production; as Tommy, Brigadoon (musical), Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA, and Theatre under the Stars, Houston, TX; as Barry O'Day, Eileen, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City; in Einstein on the Beach, Metropolitan Opera House, New York City; as Che Guevara, Evita (musical),Candlelight Dinner Theatre, Chicago, IL; as Sky Masterson, Guys and Dolls (musical), Milwaukee Melody Top, Milwaukee, WI, and Centre Stage Theatre,Toronto; as Wally, I Love My Wife, Birmingham Theatre; as Petruchio,Kiss Me Kate (musical); as Danilo, The Merry Widow; as Professor Henry Higgins, My Fair Lady (musical); as Guido Contini, Nine, Candlelight Dinner Theatre; as pirate king, The Pirates of Penzance,Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh, PA; in Romantic Comedy, South Jersey Regional Theatre, NJ; as John Adams, 1776 (musical), Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera; as Kodaly, She Loves Me (musical), Pocono Playhouse, PA; as Gaylord Ravenal, Show Boat (musical), Ogunquit Playhouse;in Side by Side by Sondheim, Nassau Repertory Theatre; in The SongIs Korn, Asolo Theatre, FL; in title role, The Student Prince, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera; as the mayor, The Visit, Goodman Theatre,Chicago, IL.
- Title role, The Student Prince, U.S. cities, 1973
- Appeared as John Jasper, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, in title role, The Phantom of the Opera (musical), and as Vittorio Vidal, SweetCharity (musical), all U.S. cities; appeared in Einstein on the Beach, Philip Glass Opera, European cities.
Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, PBS, 1992
Some Enchanted Evening: Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II, PBS, 1995
- Appeared in The Making of Ragtime, PBS, and The Smithsonian Salutes Disney.
- "Larry King Weekend," Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 1994
- Mustache guy, "Things to Do Today," Ed, NBC, 2002
- Mr. Milford, "Girl Most Likely," Law & Order, NBC, 2002
- Appeared as Andre in an episode of Loving; also appeared on TheLate Show with David Letterman.
- Recordings include A Cabaret Noel: A Broadway Cares Christmas,
Ragtime (original Broadway cast recording and Toronto cast recording), Show Boat (Toronto cast recording), Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, and Sweet Charity (Broadway cast recording); also recorded albums with Gregg Smith Singers.
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