HARRY MAYRONNE:

Musician/Puppeteer/Producer

 

WW2 Museum, New Orleans. 2014

Photo: Alan Smason

Berliner Ensemble. 2013

Music in video: “Blind Date” from the Canadian feature film Lana in Love. Music composed by Harry Mayronne. Performed by the Harry Mayronne Trio.

Harry Mayronne/Piano. Mark Brooks/Upright Bass. Mike Barras/Drums.

Puppetmaker/Puppeteer

in 2013 he appeared, with his self-made Bertolt Brecht marionette,  with Nina Hagen in her Brecht Concert at the Berliner Ensemble. In his own multi-lingual solo show he tells of his travels to Berlin and Paris. Among his marionette characters are Nina Hagen and iconic French writer Boris Vian.


“The multitalented Mayronne is a musician, composer and puppeteer, and he makes his puppets. ...lighthearted, well-paced and thoroughly enjoyable.”

-Dalt Wonk/GAMBIT WEEKLY


Harry recently performed in the New Orleans International Puppet Festival, Bustout Burlesque at House of Blues, CLUE, a Burlesque Mystery, and Hot Stuff! at French Quarter Festival. 

Producer/Musical Director
His recent production Jewish Roots of Broadway at the World War II Museum (for Jewish Children’s Regional Services) won raves.

(“...produced and directed from the piano by Harry Mayronne...the ovations were thunderous.”

--Nell Nolan, THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE)


Harry was co-producer of the 2006 off-Broadway production of his show Waiting Around--the Restaurant Musical) originally titled The Black & White Blues).

"This tightly structured revue features a bright, bouncy score by Harry Mayronne, who also plays the piano throughout the show with his usual brilliance. His rich tones and steady pace drive the program. "

-Theodore P. Mahne, Times Picayune

Pianist/Composer/Arranger

Harry has recently played at Lark in the Park at City Park and The Hyatt Regency (both with Anäis St. John),  the New Orleans Sheraton Hotel, Three Muses, Preservation Hall, The Mid City Theatre, Degas House, Caroling in Jackson Square, the Big Easy Theatre Awards (Musical Director), Buffa’s, and the Southern Rep Theatre Gala at the Windsor Court Hotel.


He can be heard on the Olympia Serenaders CD along with the legendary Olympia Brass Band as well as his own CD Every Day is Mardi Gras in Heaven (Composer/Arranger) with the Harry Mayronne Jr. Jazz Band.


He composed scores for Daryl’s Perils, At the Club Toot Sweet on Bourbon Street, and Waiting Around (the Restaurant Musical).


Harry has accompanied an array of singers, including Anäis St. John, Dorian Rush,  film legend Mink Stole, Annie Bea, Bremner Fletcher Duthie, Leah Chase, Troi Bechet, Leslie Castay, Johnny Angel, Amber Martin, and the Pfister Sisters at Bar Jeder Vernunft as well as the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

With the Pfister Sisters

at Bar Jeder Vernunft.

Berlin, 2008

Photo: Soeren Stache

dpa picture alliance archive/.Alamy

Thanks to everyone who came to see Waiting Around!

French Quarter Festival 2015

Saturday April 11, 2015

3 pm at the Palm Court Café

in the French Quarter

HOT STUFF!

featuring

Becky Allen

Chris Wecklein

and Harry Mayronne

Cast of “Clue--a Burlesque Mystery” at Allways Lounge, February 21, 2015. (Harry with puppet “Miss Viola”).

Photo: Roy Guste


March 7, 2015

New Orleans Hyatt Regency

Produced by Harry Mayronne

and featuring

Tory May  *  Chris Wecklein  * Mary Viguiera

Nina Hagen, Chris Wecklein, Harry Mayronne. Berlin, 2013.

Mink Stole and Harry with “Connie Marble” and “Harry” marionettes

“The Threepenny Opera. Allways Lounge, 2010.

Chris Wecklein, Ooops the Clown, Pandora Gastelum, Altercation, Monica Harris, Moose Jackson, Emily Whelan, Becky Allen.


Musical Director, Harry Mayronne, (Big Easy Award, Storer Boone Award, Ambie Award, and Jay Stanely Award winner, 2010.)

Photo: skreee.de

Big Freedia, Miss Viola, and Harry.