Brian Stokes Mitchell Teams with NSO Pops for September Kennedy Center Concerts

News   Brian Stokes Mitchell Teams with NSO Pops for September Kennedy Center Concerts
 
NSO Pops: An Evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell is the title of three concerts to be presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this fall.

From Sept. 15-17, Tony Award winner Mitchell will join the National Symphony Orchestra for three concert evenings. Marvin Hamlisch, the Tony-winning composer of A Chorus Line, will conduct the orchestra. Show times are 7 PM Sept. 15 and 8 PM Sept. 16 and 17. Brian Stokes Mitchell earned a Tony nomination for his performance in the title role of Man of La Mancha. He won the 2000 Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards for his performance as Fred Graham/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate, and his other Broadway credits include lead roles in King Hedley II; 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 "Frasier." Mitchell was recently elected the twelfth president of the Actors' Fund of America, and he made his cabaret debut in February at Feinstein's at the Regency.

Tickets, priced $20-$80, will go on sale June 13. Visit www.kennedy center.org for more information.

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