Tony Winner Mitchell Will Be Part of A Beatles Celebration at Hollywood Bowl

News   Tony Winner Mitchell Will Be Part of A Beatles Celebration at Hollywood Bowl Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for A Beatles Celebration July 9-11.

Mitchell will be joined onstage by Patti Austin, Joe Jackson, Rob Laufer and Bettye LaVette.

A Beatles Celebration will, according to press notes, "celebrate the Beatles’ musical innovations and greatest symphonic moments as we revisit classics from 'Abbey Road,' 'Let It Be' and more."

The evening will be a return to the Hollywood Bowl for Mitchell, who starred as Javert in the venue’s 2008 production of Les Miserables

Mitchell, also seen 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."

The Hollywood Bowl is located at 2301 Highland Avenue in Hollywood, CA. Go to www.hollywoodbowl.org for more information.

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