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CANCELED 3.18.20 - 3.20.20 - Love Life - Encores City Center - NYC - Love Life, the only collaboration between Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner, is a journey through 157 years of American history with a family that never grows any older. Stokes and Kate Baldwin play a couple who start out on an idyllic, post-revolutionary farm community only to live through the Industrial Revolution, the era of mechanization, the Great Depression, and into a post-World War II America that is all but unrecognizable to them.​ Watch this video sneak peek. More info and tickets...

RESCHEDULED 4.1.20 - Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture, Erie, Pennsylvania - Plays with Music. More info and tickets...

POSTPONED 4.6. 20 - New York Marriott Marquis Gala awarding the The Actors Fund Medal of Honor to Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Steve Tisch and Richard L. Trumka. More info and tickets...

RESCHEDULED 4.13.20 - Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway at Town Hall - NYC - The cabaret series blends a up close and personal talk-show format with a greatest hits concert, where Broadway stars share behind-the-scenes stories and revisit memorable songs from their careers. More Info and tickets...

4.24.20 - Athens Georgia - Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. Plays with Music. More info and tickets...

4.27.20 - Ragtime benefit with Audra McDonald for The Actors Fund, honoring Marin Mazzie - Original cast members of the 1998 Broadway musical Ragtime, will reunite in a special benefit concert of the show for the Actors Fund at the Minskoff Theatre, will be dedicated to Tony-nominated original star Marin Mazzie, who passed away last fall. More info and tickets...

5.2.20 - Gala for Summer Theatre of New Canaan Connecticut - Info and tickets...

Thursday January 10th at 9:30PM on CBS Stokes premiered on his new TV show "Fam" -a brand-new 1/2 hour sitcom. He plays "Walt" - a perfect father, wine connoisseur and Broadway Star(!). 

 

Stokes' TV wife is played by fellow Broadway Alum Sheryl Lee Ralph (Dreamgirls and Thoroughly Modern Millie).  The show also stars Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon and Gary Cole. We shot 13 episodes last fall.  If you need some laughs and enjoy good writing with some pretty quirky characters, this is the show for you, so every Thursday on CBS and fall in love with his new Fam!  #Fam

This Saturday, January 12, Stokes will be sitting in for a few songs with the Tedd Firth Trio at Birdland Jazz club at 7PM  in NYC.  Tedd and Stokes have been working together for over 10 years now  and Stokes calls him "One of the best pianists on the planet. He is an incredibly creative and accomplished jazz soloist, accompanist, orchestrator, arranger AND he's a great guy to boot".   The other two members of Tedd's outstanding trio are Drummer Mark McLean and Bassist David Finck.   

For more info:  https://www.birdlandjazz.com/calendar 

 

And finally:

Monday, Jan 21 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  Stokes and Audra McDonald are making a rare concert appearance together  at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 6PM.  Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Hall of Nations, beginning at 4:30 p.m, up to two tickets per person.  They will be appearing with the Let Freedom Ring Choir led by Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr.  

http://www.kennedy-center.org/video/performance/67581

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