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Ako Mitchell

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2022
The Arbiter [Replacement]
  [West End]
2022
Preacher
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Eddie
  [West End]
Charing Cross Theatre Company Revival Production, 2016
Coalhouse Walker Jr. [Replacement]
  [West End]
Donmar Warehouse Production, 2011
Mitch Mahoney
Dan
Olive's Dad
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Eddie

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
2022
The Arbiter [Replacement]

  [West End]
2022
Preacher

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2017
Eddie

  [West End]
Charing Cross Theatre Company Revival Production, 2016
Coalhouse Walker Jr. [Replacement]

  [West End]
Donmar Warehouse Production, 2011
Mitch Mahoney

Dan

Olive's Dad

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Eddie






Ako Mitchell News

Review: CHESS - THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane Photo Review: CHESS - THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by Cindy Marcolina - Aug 2, 2022

Nick Winston stages less of a concert and more of an almost-fully-formed production with clear-cut vision.

Photos: In Rehearsal For CHESS THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Starring Samantha Barks, Hadle Photo Photos: In Rehearsal For CHESS THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, Starring Samantha Barks, Hadley Frasier, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Three star-led musical concerts, accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, will be presented at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in August 2022 and kicking off the season will be the hotly anticipated Chess the Musical In Concert. Check out all new photos from rehearsal here!

Sir Trevor McDonald Joins CHESS and Joel Harper-Jackson Leads KINKY BOOTS in Theatre  Photo Sir Trevor McDonald Joins CHESS and Joel Harper-Jackson Leads KINKY BOOTS in Theatre Royal Drury Lane Concert Productions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

There is less than a week to go before the three-part concert series presented at Theatre Royal Drury Lane kicks off, starting with Chess the Musical in Concert on Monday 1 August.

CHESS Announces Full West End Concert Cast And Extra Theatre Royal Drury Lane Date Photo CHESS Announces Full West End Concert Cast And Extra Theatre Royal Drury Lane Date
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 7, 2022

Full casting has now been revealed for Chess in concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with an additional date now also revealed.

Joel Harper-Jackson, Frances Mayli McCann and Ako Mitchell Join the Cast of CHESS THE Photo Joel Harper-Jackson, Frances Mayli McCann and Ako Mitchell Join the Cast of CHESS THE MUSICAL in Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

After selling out its previously announced performance in just 7 days, the hotly anticipated Chess the Musical in Concert will add an additional date to its chequerboard, on Tuesday 2 August, alongside the announcement of the further casting of Joel Harper-Jackson as Freddie (Cock, Kinky Boots), Frances Mayli McCann (Bonnie and Clyde, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour) as Svetlana and Ako Mitchell (Caroline Or Change, The Colour Purple) as The Arbiter.

Photos: Inside Press Night of BONNIE AND CLYDE at The Arts Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Press Night of BONNIE AND CLYDE at The Arts Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

Images have been released following last night’s press night of Bonnie and Clyde the musical, attended by the show’s writing team Frank Wildhorn, Don Black and Ivan Menchell alongside Noma Dumezweni, Amelia Lily, Kevin Clifton, AJ Pritchard, Abbie Quinnen, Samantha Barks, Christopher Chung and Rachael Wooding.

BWW Review: BONNIE & CLYDE, Arts Theatre Photo BWW Review: BONNIE & CLYDE, Arts Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 20, 2022

Stop the press! The most renowned victims of the romanticisation of violence have taken up residence in London. The Arts theatre - former home of the worldwide hit Six - is now housing the West End debut of Bonnie and Clyde.

Photos: First Look at BONNIE AND CLYDE, Opening Tonight in the West End Photo Photos: First Look at BONNIE AND CLYDE, Opening Tonight in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

All new production images have been released today ahead of the opening night of Bonnie and Clyde The Musical at The Arts Theatre. Check out the photos here!

Photos: First Look at Frances Mayli McCann, Jordan Luke Gage & More in BONNIE AND CLY Photo Photos: First Look at Frances Mayli McCann, Jordan Luke Gage & More in BONNIE AND CLYDE THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

BONNIE AND CLYDE THE MUSICAL¬†began performances at The Arts Theatre this week, starring¬†Frances Mayli McCann¬†as ‚ÄėBonnie Parker‚Äô,¬†Jordan Luke Gage¬†as ‚ÄėClyde Barrow‚Äô,¬†Natalie McQueen¬†as ‚ÄėBlanche Barrow‚Äô and¬†George Maguire¬†as ‚ÄėBuck Barrow‚Äô.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For The West End Premiere of BONNIE AND CLYDE Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For The West End Premiere of BONNIE AND CLYDE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the upcoming West End premiere of Bonnie and Clyde the Musical! Frances Mayli McCann and Jordan Luke Gage will star as the titular Bonnie and Clyde.

Ako Mitchell Videos

VIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch VideoVIDEO: 150 Performers Record 'Make Them Hear You' to Raise Runds for StopWatch
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

Danielle Tarento has brought together more than 150 Black and Black mixed race actors from the UK and the US, along with a 38-piece orchestra, to record a??Make Them Hear You,a?? from the Broadway musical Ragtime.

BWW TV: Exclusive First Look at CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in the West End! VideoBWW TV: Exclusive First Look at CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in the West End!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 8, 2018

Caroline, or Change is headed to the West End's Playhouse Theatre, led by Olivier Award-winning actress Sharon D. Clarke in a critically acclaimed virtuoso performance. The full cast includes Naana Agyei-Ampadu, Keisha Amponsa Banson, Alastair Brookshaw, Me'sha Bryan, Angela Caesar, Dujonna Gift-Simms, Sue Kelvin, Teddy Kempner, Ako Mitchell, Abiona Omonua, Vincent Pirillo, Tanisha Spring and Lauren Wardwith Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Zalika Henry, Laura Medforth, Timothy Quinlan and Teddy Wills. Check out new footage of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Watch Abiona Omonua Perform 'I Hate The Bus' From West End's CAROLINE, OR CHAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Abiona Omonua Perform 'I Hate The Bus' From West End's CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the West End's Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, which will run at the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019.

VIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

First footage is released today of Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Charing Cross Theatre's RAGTIME in the West End
by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sell out production of Titanic, Thom Southerland, Artistic Director of the Charing Cross Theatre directs a new production of Ragtime, playing for a strictly limited season. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Around the World - Inside Rehearsals for GREY GARDENS' European Premiere with Sheila Hancock & Jenna Russell
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2015

Olivier Award-winning West End stars Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell will soon lead the European premiere of the Tony-nominated musical GREY GARDENS - in anticipation, BroadwayWorld brings you footage of the cast in rehearsal below!

STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg Talks West End Debut in SISTER ACT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg joined the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT on Tuesday, August 10 in the role of Mother Superior. She will perform in the show through Tuesday August 31st, playing an exclusive 23 show run. No stranger to stages around the world, the role however marks Whoopi's West End debut. Whoopi follows the hugely popular Sheila Hancock, who created the role and has played Mother Superior since the show opened in May last year. She is joined on stage by the critically acclaimed Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi's role in the original movie), recording artist Simon Webbe as Curtis Shank and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender as Monsignor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a clip of Golberg herself weighing in on how it feels to make her West End debut in a show that hits especially close to home.

BWW WEST END: SISTER ACT: The Musical Opens At The London Palladium
by Eddie Varley - Jun 4, 2009

SISTER ACT, the new musical comedy, opened on June 2nd at the London Palladium. Our West End video partners, Reelkandi.tv were there to cover all the opening night excitement - right here on BWW TV!


Ako Mitchell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ako Mitchell been in?
Ako Mitchell has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Ako Mitchell been in?
Ako Mitchell has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Ako Mitchell's first West End show?
Ako Mitchell's first West End show was Sister Act which opened in 2009

What is Ako Mitchell next theatre project?
Ako Mitchell's next show will be Chess - The Musical In Concert which opens on 8/2/2022 on West End.