Tony Winner Mitchell to Sing Broadway in May

News   Tony Winner Mitchell to Sing Broadway in May
California's Reprise Theatre Company, led by artistic director Jason Alexander, will present a one-night-only concert with Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell May 11 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell

Entitled Brian Stokes Mitchell Sings Broadway, the evening, which is especially created for Reprise, will begin at 8 PM. Tickets, priced $100, will go on sale Feb. 21 by calling (310) 825-2101 or by visiting

The concert will be performed on the "dark Monday" during the Reprise run of The Fantasticks, the final production of the current season. Man of La Mancha begins performances at Reprise Feb. 14.

Mitchell, who was seen in the recent Les Misérables 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 UCLA Freud Playhouse is located in Macgowan Hall.

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