Mark Hartman is a New York-based pianist, coach, conductor, arranger and composer working in theater, cabaret, and concerts around the world. Mark was the Associate Conductor of Sondheim On Sondheim and Avenue Q on Broadway. Off-Broadway, he was the Music Director for Pageant, Silence! The Musical, Ernest In Love, After The Ball (cast recording), Finian’s Rainbow (w/ Melissa Errico, Malcolm Gets, Jonathan Freeman, also cast recording), and The Irish...and How They Got That Way (also Nat’l Tour), Avenue Q (Vineyard) and The Fantasticks (Sullivan St. and Orbach Theater productions). Also in New York, Mark was the Music Director for The Baker’s Wife, Bajour, Greenwillow and NEO I (cast recording) at the York Theatre Company.
Regional credits include West Side Story with Mia Pinero and Sunday In The Park With George with Randy Harrison at the Guthrie Theater, Evita with Constantine Maroulis and Funny Girl with Shoshana Bean at North Shore Music Theater, Sweeney Todd with Annie Golden and Cabaret with Taylor Mac at Playmakers Repertory Company, the new production of Working with new material by Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Asolo Rep, Old Globe, and Broadway in Chicago, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life at the Old Globe, The Baker’s Wife (dir. Gordon Greenberg) and Pippin (dir. Gabriel Barre, also Nat’l Tour) for Goodspeed Musicals.
Concert conducting includes Oliver! (w/ Brian Stokes Mitchell), Camelot (w/ Jeremy Irons), Brigadoon (w/ Jason Danieley and Christine Ebersole), B’way on B’way 2007 (Times Square), Rags (20th Anniversary, dir. Stafford Arima), Pippin (dir. Gabriel Barre, w/ Rosie O’Donnell and Ben Vereen), Children of Eden (NYC premiere), Finian’s Rainbow (w/ John Cullum) and twelve staged concerts for Musicals Tonight!, including Look Ma I’m Dancing, That’s The Ticket, and Watch Your Step (all with cast recordings).
Mark is the arranger and music supervisor of the new Stephen Schwartz revue Magic To Do, developed with Gabriel Barre and Jennifer Paulson Lee in 2015 for Princess Entertainment.
In cabaret, Mark has enjoyed a long-time partnership with 10-time MAC Award winner Natalie Douglas. He can be heard on her three albums Not That Different, To Nina: Live at Birdland, and Human Heart, winner of both the 2017 MAC and Back Stage Bistro Awards for Best Recording. Mark is honored to be a music director for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret Conference (John McDaniel, Artistic Director). Other cabaret appearances include Feinstein’s/54 Below, Café Carlyle, Birdland, Iridium, the Oak Room at the Algonquin, Feinstein’s at the Regency, Town Hall, Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and with Michael Feinstein and Natalie Douglas at Carnegie Hall.
He is the recipient of three MAC Awards and the Backstage Bistro Award for Music Direction. Proud member of Actors’ Equity and the American Federation of Musicians.