Dubbed “The Last Leading Man” by the New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film, along with appearances in the great American concert halls.  His Broadway career includes performances in “Man of La Mancha” (Tony nomination and Helen Hayes Award); “Kiss Me Kate” (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); “Ragtime” (Tony nomination); August Wilson’s “King Hedley II” (Tony nomination); “Kiss of the Spider Woman;” “Jelly’s Last Jam;” and David Merrick’s “Oh, Kay!” and “Mail,” which earned him a Theatre World award for outstanding Broadway Debut.

 

His long television career began with a seven-year stint on “Trapper John, M.D.” Numerous film and TV appearances more recently include his role on “Glee” as one of Rachel Berry’s (Lea Michele) two dads, alongside Jeff Goldblum; “One Last Thing” which debuted at Toronto’s 2005 Film Festival, recurring roles on “Crossing Jordan” and “Frasier,” PBS’ “Great Performances,” DreamWorks’ “The Prince of Egypt”; and his “Presidential Debut” in “The Singer and the Song” from the White House.

www.brianstokes.com

 

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