Kristin Chenoweth (2018)
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir 2018
Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans stage, film, television and concerts. She won a 2009 Emmy® Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Pushing Daisies and was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a People’s Choice Award for her role on Glee. In 1999, she won a Tony® Award for You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and was nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked in 2004. The Wicked cast album earned a 2005 Grammy Award. Other notable roles include appearances in The West Wing, Disney’s Descendants and The Muppets. Chenoweth recently starred in the second season of NBC's hit comedy series Trial and Error, and received critical acclaim for her performance as Heiress Lavinia Peck-Foster. Chenoweth also returned to the stage in her limited engagement, My Love Letter to Broadway, receing rave reviews.
Chenoweth is a classically trained coloratura soprano with a master’s degree in opera performance from Oklahoma City University. As a soloist, she has performed to sold-out audiences across the world, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall. Chenoweth is one of only three musical theater stars who have performed a solo concert at The Metropolitan Opera in New York City. She released her first solo album, Let Yourself Go, in 2001. Her album of American songbook classics, The Art of Elegance in 2016, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Current Jazz and Traditional Jazz charts and #1 on Amazon’s Vocal Pop chart. Kristin is currently working on her next album, set for release in 2019.
In her home state of Oklahoma, Chenoweth has formed a charity partnership with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) Foundation. Partnering with the BAPAC, Kristin launched an annual Broadway Bootcamp in 2015, providing young Broadway hopefuls with the opportunity to take classes, hold performances and learn from top mentors in the entertainment industry, including Kristin herself.
Learn more about Kristin Chenoweth: www.officalkristinchenoweth.com/biography