Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth will guest star on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, matching wits with both Alicia and Peter in her role as a top-of-her-game political reporter who wants to know more about the Florrick campaign and marriage.
In addition to Chenoweth, the upcoming season will feature guest appearances by Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actor Nathan Lane as a bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs and get the firm back to fiscal health. Rita Wilson will also reprise her role on the series as slick Los Angeles lawyer and frequent Lockhart & Gardner nemesis, Viola Walsh. Get a first look below!
Chenoweth was recently hospitalized after an accident on the set of the drama series when she was struck by a piece of lighting equipment. She is currently recovering from the accident. The actress received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in the series "Pushing Daisies," and has appeared in the comedy "Glee" for which she received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Recently, she starred in the series "GCB." Currently, Chenoweth is on a North American tour, performing songs from her latest album "Some Lessons Learned," as well as an array of her most memorable songs and Broadway show tunes, including music from "Wicked," "Promises Promises" and "Glee."
On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, Promises, Promises, and On the Twentieth Century. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more.