Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks Broadway and The Hollywood Bowl, The Power of Art During Stressful Times, and The Actors Fund, Plus Robin Rothstein on Playwriting and Short Plays – Episode 533

Broadway veteran, Tony Award winner, and The Actors Fund Chairman of the Board Brian Stokes Mitchell joins Nancy to discuss Broadway, the power of the arts during the pandemic, his recovery from COVID-19 and the popular window concerts that earned him a viral audience, his creative career, including the early days of Trapper John, M.D., and the new PBS series In Concert At The Hollywood Bowl. Plus, Brian shares background details on The Actors Fund as well as information on the important and increasing emergency needs of entertainment professionals being addressed by the organization (1:32).

In the second segment, Nancy talks playwriting, short play popularity, and exploring the process with arts content creator, theater insider, and playwright Robin Rothstein (35:50).

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Learn more about The Actors Fund.

Find out more about In Concert At The Hollywood Bowl.

Music by Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Listen to Nancy’s episodes with Kelli O’Hara and Sutton Foster.

Learn more about Robin Rothstein.

Find out more about Playwrights’ Center and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

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Learn about segment sponsor the Finding Brave podcast with host Kathy Caprino (1:12, 35:40). Check out Kathy Caprino’s latest book The Most Powerful You.

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