Brian Stokes Mitchell Appears on "Jeopardy!" July 6; "Celebrity Jeopardy!" Re-Airs in Late July | Playbill

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News Brian Stokes Mitchell Appears on "Jeopardy!" July 6; "Celebrity Jeopardy!" Re-Airs in Late July Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be featured on the quiz show "Jeopardy!" July 6. His "Celebrity Jeopardy!" appearance will re-air later in July.

Stokes — who taped his segment during last fall's "Celebrity Jeopardy!" run — will offer a clue in a "Literary Theatre" category pertaining to a certain literature-based musical in which he starred.

Earning his Tony for his turn in Kiss Me, Kate, Mitchell has also appeared on Broadway in Man of La Mancha, King Hedley II, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Jelly's Last Jam.

Mitchell's appearance in the celebrity tournament (taped at New York City's Radio City Music Hall Oct. 5-8, 2006) will be rebroadcast starting July 30. His is joined in the contest by fellow stage folk Bebe Neuwirth, Mario Cantone, Neil Patrick Harris, Joely Fischer, Dana Delany, Michael McKean, Drew Lachey, Susan Lucci, Sam Waterston, Christopher Meloni and Jane Kaczmarek as well as designer Isaac Mizrahi.

The popular game show airs in the New York area on ABC at 7 PM (ET). Check your local listings.

"Jeopardy!" has used many Broadway and theatre-related subjects as categories in recent months. In the past, the "Clue Crew" from the hit TV show has visited Broadway productions on a number of occasions to tape clues and answers concerning various musicals. Last May, five Off-Broadway shows were used in a category. The Vegas cast of Avenue Q appeared on the show, and the musicals Avenue Q, The Lion King and Wicked were part of a "Puppetry on Broadway" category. Created by Merv Griffin and hosted by Alex Trebek, "Jeopardy!" has won 24 Emmy Awards since its debut in 1984. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television. For more information visit

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