Emmy and Tony Award winner, Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Kristin Chenoweth will perform at the Metropolitan Opera in December! She transitions easily between stage, TV, and film with the charming elegance that only she can show.
A storied career!
Since the spring of 1997, the talented actress has attracted attention on Broadway for the first time. She starred in “You Are a Good Man” Charlie Brown (her Tony Award-winning performance) and other major performances. Last year, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her starring role along with Peter Gallagher in ” On The Twentieth Century.” Since then, she has been familiar with the classic songs in the American songbook in the studio, and thus released her latest album “Elegant Art”, sharing the old and new favorites with her unique style!
After taking a break to continue her singing and television careers, Ms. Chenowethreturned to Broadway. She became the first-ever Glinda in the musical Wicked to win a Tony Award, thus consolidating her star status in the theater industry. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Musical Tony Award at the 2004 awards ceremony. But lost to her co-star Idina Menzel, who played Elphaba. She also received rave reviews when she appeared in the ABC TV series “Pushing Daisy”. There, she won the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and recently sang a storm in the popular TV show “Glee”, and Starred in the stunning hairspray live broadcast on NBC.
Kristin Chenoweth at the Metropolitan Opera
At 8 pm Eastern Time on Monday, December 13th, the unique Kristin Chenoweth will light up on the Metropolitan Stage for one night, bringing a joyful and warm holiday performance. The Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer showed off her new album Happiness is… Christmas!, as well as a series of new songs and materials for this special night, music directed by Mary-Mitchell Campbell and coach Richard Jay-Alexander. Ms. Chenoweth gave a solo concert in the Met in 2007. Don’t give up,” Chenoweth said. “I’m so excited that I have started rehearsing and singing some of the most beautiful music ever. “
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Credits: metopera.org; newyorkcitytheater.com