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.
Two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon ( Shuffle Along, Motown) plays Coalhouse Walker Jr. (the role originated by Mitchell).
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.
3.14.16 Shuffle Along previews on Broadway at the Music Box Theater. Starring Audra McDonald, Stokes, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon (and Joshua Henry. Directed by George C. Wolfe, with choreography by Savion
Glover. March 21 opening night. Note: The show closed after 38 previews and 100 performances.
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Symphony - Walt Disney Concert Hall