above: JEWISH ROOTS OF BROADWAY

WW2 Museum, New Orleans. 2014

Photo: Alan Smason

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. Other erecent shows include the New Orleans International Puppet Festival, Bustout Burlesque at House of Blues, CLUE, a Burlesque Mystery, and Hot Stuff! at French Quarter Festival.


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

-Dalt Wonk/GAMBIT WEEKLY


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

above:

With the Pfister Sisters at Bar Jeder Vernunft.

Berlin, 2008

Photo:

Soeren Stachedpa picture alliance archive/

Alamy

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

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

Photo: skreee.de

French writer Marcel Proust, created by Harry Mayronne.

ARTIST/PUPPETEER

COMPOSER

Pianist/Composer/Arranger

Harry has recently played at Little Gem Saloon,  Lark in the Park at City Park and The Hyatt Regency (all 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 Lana in Love (Canadian film), 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.

MUSICIAN

Berliner Ensemble, 2013

Interview with Harry and excerpts from the Allways Lounge production of Brecht/Weill’s “Happy End” on “Steppin’ Out”. WYES TV 12.

Harry with Janie Heck singing  a song from “Waiting Around”. At 18:52.