Two-Time Tony Award-Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell to Perform at Dallas Summer Musicals’ 2017 Gala


It was recently announced two-time Tony Award®-winner and Theater Hall of Fame member, Brian Stokes Mitchell as the new featured entertainment for the spectacular black-tie optional evening at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Saturday, November 4, 2017. A surprise Broadway guest, later to be announced, will join Brian Stokes Mitchell for a spectacular evening!

Dubbed “the last leading man” by the New York Times, two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a career that spans Broadway, television, film, and concert appearances. He received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards for his star turn in KISS ME, KATE. He also has Tony-nominated performances in MAN OF LA MANCHA, August Wilson’s KING HEDLEY II, and RAGTIME. Other notable Broadway shows include KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, JELLY’S LAST JAM, and WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN.

An Evening with the Best of Broadway is a celebration of DSM and the magic of musical theatre – starring one of the world’s most critically acclaimed Broadway performers. Proceeds will support the non-profit Dallas Summer Musicals and its education and community outreach programs. DSM brings the beauty of musical theater to many through programs such as DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards, Seats for Vets, Seats for Kids, Kid’s Club, Hear Us Now!™ and DSM Community Performance.

The 2017 DSM Gala will be an unforgettable musical affair and the public is invited to join in the excitement. Guests will enjoy an open bar cocktail reception followed by a crafted menu of culinary delights, as well as special experiences designed to engage attendees beyond the traditional dinner format. The evening will culminate with performances by renowned Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell and a surprise Broadway guest. This will be a wonderful opportunity to indulge in everything patrons love about Broadway and the DSM experience at the historic Music Hall at Fair Park.

Individual dinner and show tickets as well as underwriting opportunities are available online at For more information please call the DSM Development office at 214-426-6333.