10/21/16 - SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Grand Opening of the George S. & Dolores Eccles Theater . Stokes performs
with Megan Hilty, Rita Moreno, and some of Utah’s finest performing artists. Tickets and more information here.
12/15 - 18 - SAN DIEGO, CA - The San Diego Symphony celebrates the holidays in style with this delightful concert of popular music of the season featuring Stokes, the
San Diego Master Chorale and the San Diego Children's Choir Information and
Stokes inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame
The 2016 inductees include actors Glenn Close, Brian Stokes Mitchell and Phylicia Rashad; costume designer Catherine Zuber; lyricist Sir Tim
Rice; playwright Marsha Norman; librettist Joe Masteroff; and producer Paul Libin.
Five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman will host The 46th Annual Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will
be presented November 14 at 7:30 PM in the North Rotunda of the Gershwin Theatre.
Founded in 1971 by James M. Nederlander, Earl Blackwell and Gerard Oestriecher, the Theater Hall of Fame’s
primary mission is to annually honor lifetime achievement in the American theatre. To be considered for the ballot, the theatre professional must have 25 years on Broadway and five major production
credits or be an Off-Broadway or regional theatre founder or pioneer. The voters are United States theatre critics and drama editors.
Theater Hall of Fame Website
6.9.15 - Stokes narrates an all-star cast of concert version of Ragtime at Ellis Island. http://www.ragtimeonellis.com - See video exerpts here and behind the scenes video here.
Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon ( Shuffle Along, Motown) plays Coalhouse Walker Jr. (the role originated by
Also starring Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, Les Miserables) as Younger Brother, plus Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle
Kelly ( Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins) as Mother, Emmy Award winner Michael Park
The event, which is billed as a “developmental concert,” is being presented by Suzanne Friedman with an eye
towards “an immersive, full production of the acclaimed American musical” on Ellis Island in 2017.
4.28.16 - SHUFFLE ALONG OPENS ON BROADWAY!
Carol Burnett, Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Lead “A CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN CREATIVITY White House/PBS Special
"A Celebration of American Creativity: In Performance at the White
House" is a PBS music special taped in the East Room of the White House. President and Mrs. Obama will host the all-star music tribute celebrating the cultural resonance of art and literature in unique American musical forms.Taping October 14, 2015
Brian Stokes Mitchell on Shuffle Along, Audra, and What He's Singing Next