Brian Stokes Mitchell to Play Radio City Music Hall in August

News   Brian Stokes Mitchell to Play Radio City Music Hall in August Broadway favorite Brian Stokes Mitchell, who made his Carnegie Hall solo concert debut to a sold-out crowd, will play another New York landmark in August.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell

On Aug. 21 the Tony Award-winning singing actor will join the Boston Pops for an evening at Radio City Music Hall. Keith Lockhart will conduct the orchestra; show time is 8 PM. Brian Stokes Mitchell, who was seen in the City Center Encores! presentation of Kismet, 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! mountings 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 elected the 12th president of the Actors' Fund of America, and he has performed in concert halls and cabarets around the country. His Playbill Records CD is entitled "Brian Stokes Mitchell."

Tickets, priced $44.50-$89.50, are available by visiting www.radiocity.com.

Radio City Music Hall is located on Sixth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets.