Click the link below to view the trailer for my new book.
Death, Divorce and Real Estate - Helen Mandlin
A celebration of The Big Apple, "Death, Divorce and Real Estate" is the tale of a woman who never quits. Click the link below for more information, or to purchase my book.
Here we are at the Ft. Myers Beach Film Festival, where our film, Sisters, won an award.
My Father, My Son and Baseball
So Far...A Musical Memoir
Helen wrote this original cabaret act. She performed it at the West Bank Cafe in NYC and will be performing it in September in Cambria, CA. The video below was from her CD Party. It features Ross Patterson on piano and Tom Hubbard on bass.
Dancing in the Dark
An excerpt from her upcoming memoir: Death, Divorce & Real Estate: An Upper West Side Story.It was published this fall in an online magazine specializing in stories set in NYC.
How Little League Shaped Our Lives
An Upper West Side mom remembers the impact that baseball had on her and her son.
Love and Again
A CD of jazz standards that tell a story of love lost and found. And everything learned along the way. Ross Patterson on piano; Tom Hubbard on bass.
The Long Drive
This compilation of song poems is "wildly delightful", defying genres. It is as if Lewis Carroll met Timothy Leary to produce the beautiful dissonance and visual imagery of each song.
Nancy Montgomery, Helen Mandlin & Maxine Davidowitz are FLASHBACK. In this musical pastiche, the role music played in their lives as mothers, is explored by the trio. Written by playwright, Robert Montgomery, it has wit, feeling and enormous musicality.
Helen is a member of The Showstoppers, a volunteer chorus that sings songs from the American Songbook at geriatric facilities in NYC. It was founded 20 years ago by music therapist, Christina Conroy.