STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Kristin Chenoweth and Lea Michele Perform 'For Good' at the Hollywood Bowl!
The Hollywood Bowl hosted its 15th Annual Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert last night, June 21, featuring Hall of Fame inductees Emmy and Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth, iconic all-female band The Go-Go's, and the eclectic band Pink Martini. Presenters included Oscar and Emmy winner Helen Hunt, Grammy-nominated singer Natasha Bedingfield, Hollywood icon Barbara Eden, actress/comedienne Carol Burnett, and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, as well as a special guest appearance by Lea Michele.
Click below for a sneak peek at that special guest appearance, with Chenoweth and Michele dueting on "For Good" from WICKED. This is just a tease, but we couldn't resist sharing a preview taken from social media from the special event before revealing our exclusive and official footage later today! Stay tuned!
Chenoweth and Michele first performed together on the television series GLEE in 2009, when Chenoweth's recurring character 'April Rhodes' and Michele's 'Rachel Berry' sang "Maybe This Time" from CABARET.
The annual kick-off to the Bowl season also featured the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra (HBO), led by its dynamic Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins, as well as a performance by Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA). The Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl benefit concert raised more than $1 million for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's many education and community programs, which serve more than 150,000 youth, families and teachers every year.
Kristin Chenoweth, The Go-Go's and Pink Martini join the distinguished company of artists -- John Williams, Garth Brooks, Marilyn Horne, Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt, John Raitt, Monty Python, Kathleen Battle, Randy Newman, Bernadette Peters, Leopold Stokowski, George Harrison, the Smothers Brothers, Roger Daltrey, Patti LuPone, Nathan Lane, Henry Mancini, Sarah Chang, Brian Wilson, Trisha Yearwood, Joshua Bell, Frank Sinatra, Carlos Santana, André Watts, Plácido Domingo, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Founding Director John Mauceri, Liza Minnelli, Sir James Galway, B.B. King, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Josh Groban, Donna Summer, the Carpenters, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Harry Connick, Jr., Gloria Estefan, Chaka Khan and Reba, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Patti Austin and John Legend - previously inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. Drawn from the diverse arena of musical entertainment, including classical, pop, jazz, musical theater, and film composition, new Hall of Fame honorees receive their tributes as part of the Bowl's annual opening night celebration.
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