A Double-Dose of Brian Stokes Mitchell On TV, April 8 and 9

News   A Double-Dose of Brian Stokes Mitchell On TV, April 8 and 9 Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will make guest appearances on this week's episodes of "Crossing Jordan" and "Frasier."

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will make guest appearances on this week's episodes of "Crossing Jordan" and "Frasier."

Mitchell, who earned a Tony Award for his work in the recent revival of Kiss Me, Kate, will guest star on the NBC drama "Crossing Jordan" on April 8. The episode, which is entitled "For Harry, With Love and Squalor," will also feature TV legend Carl Reiner and concerns Jordan's chance encounter with a mysterious suitor, portrayed by Mitchell. "Crossing Jordan" airs on NBC at 10 PM.

The former Ragtime star will also appear on the April 9 episode of "Frasier," resuming his role as Cam, Frasier's fussy upstairs neighbor. In an episode titled "The Love You Fake," Frasier (Kelsey Grammar) and Cam renew their battle for control of their apartment building. "Frasier" airs on NBC at 9 PM.

Brian Stokes Mitchell won the 2000 Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards for his performance as Fred Graham/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate. His other Broadway credits include roles in Ragtime; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh, Kay!; Mail; and the City Center Encores! presentations of Do Re Mi and Carnival. Television audiences will be familiar with Mitchell's work from his roles on "Trapper John, M.D.," "Roots" and the aforementioned "Frasier."

On May 10 Stokes begins a limited run as the title character in the Kennedy Center production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. Mitchell will play opposite the Mrs. Lovett of Christine Baranski.