The evenings, entitled Ultimate Mancini! with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, plus Fireworks!, will feature conductor Bill Conti, pianist Dave Gruskin and vocalists Mitchell and Monica Mancini. Show times are July 10-11 at 8:30 PM.
"From 'Moon River' to 'Days of Wine and Roses,'" press notes read, "'Charade' to 'Victor/Victoria,' and 'The Pink Panther' to 'Peter Gunn'... join the LA Phil and a stellar lineup of special guests on a journey celebrating the unforgettable legacy of music for film, television and orchestra by the four-time Oscar-and 20-time Grammy-winner, legendary Hollywood Bowl Hall of Famer Henry Mancini!"
Brian Stokes Mitchell, who will also be seen this summer in Guys and Dolls in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, 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 Kismet, 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."
Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 North Highland Avenue in Hollywood, CA. For tickets or more information call (323) 850-2000 or visit www.hollywoodbowl.com.