That Old Feeling: Stoked!
by Richard Corliss, Time Magazine: “The New York Times called him Broadway’s “last leading man”; but that doesn’t
touch his regal stage presence. He’s more like the one true king.” Read the entire review.
Last Star Stands: Don’t Miss Mitchell
By Red Reed, New York Observer, “With fun and finesse and unforgettable artistry, Brian Stokes Mitchell is teaching a master class in greatness at the Regency.” Read the entire review
A Theatrical Chameleon With a King-Size Voice,
By Stephen Holden New York Times. “His vocal command is such that when he determines to right unrightable wrongs and beat unbeatable foes, you
wonder for a moment if the impossible might actually be within his grasp.
And so it is in his cabaret debut, "Love/Life." The lesson he teaches is that you can blow the roof off if the size of
your voice is matched by the range and depth of your feeling.” ... Read the entire review
Meet a different Stokes Mitchell
by Frank Scheck, New York Post: “Genuine musical leading men are rare--and Broadway productions worth their talents are even rarer... Read the review.
Variety: Concert Review
Robert L. Daniels: “His voice is a richly tailored, warm and resonant instrument, capable of caressing the kind of melody that has staying power. Mitchell’s hour is
enhanced by his ruddy good looks and assured stage presence. Read the review.
NY Times Cabaret Guide
Stephen Holden: "The Impossible Dream" at the end of the show that rolls through the club like a clap of thunder echoing in the mountains. Read the review.
Brian Stokes Mitchell Is Ready for His Close-Up by Robert Simonson, New York Sun. “Brian Stokes Mitchell has a way of filling a vacuum. At a time when the
Broadway musical theater is hurting for strapping, John Raitt-type leading men, he has anchored such productions as "Ragtime," "Kiss Me, Kate" and "Man of La
Mancha." Now, when cafe society is flush with chanteuses but lacks contemporary Billy Eckstines or Mel Tormes, he is making his cabaret debut. He'll take his
bow at Feinstein's at the Regency starting tonight.” Read the interview...
Brian Stokes Mitchell, by Jacques Le Sourd, Journal News: “The nice thing about performing in a cabaret setting is that it's an opportunity for an audience to get
to know who I am and to feel my personality, not filtered through a character or a show or a costume or an orchestra or somebody else's music or book. It's basically
pure me, singing the songs I choose to sing that night.” Read the interview...
Broadway.com: Photos--Brian Stokes Mitchell's Early Valentine to Fans