BREAKING NEWS: Kristin Chenoweth's Wednesday Concert in Nashville Canceled Due to Illness

June 19
12:54 PM 2012


Kristin Chenoweth fans in Nashville have just learned the news they feared might be coming this week: the Emmy and Tony Award winner's performance originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 20 has been cancelled due to illness and instead will be performed on Thursday, June 28, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall. 

Last weekend, Chenoweth's concerts in Chicago and Minneapolis were canceled due to illness as well.

Tickets originally purchased for the June 20 show will be honored. Tickets can still be purchased by visiting, calling (615) 782-4040, or visiting the TPAC Box Office at 505 Deaderick Street in downtown Nashville.

In a rare concert appearance, Sony recording artist Chenoweth performs 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 WickedPromises, Promises, and Glee.

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Jeffrey Ellis Jeffrey Ellis is a Nashville-based writer, editor and critic, who's been covering the performing arts in Tennessee for more than 25 years. He is the recipient of the Tennessee Theatre Association's Distinguished Service Award for his coverage of theatre in the Volunteer State and was the founding editor/publisher of Stages, the Tennessee Onstage Monthly. He is a past fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center and is the founder/executive producer of The First Night Honors, held during Labor Day Weekend, which honor outstanding theater artists in Tennessee in recognition of their lifetime achievements and includes The First Night Star Awards and the Most Promising Actors. Midwinter's First Night, held the first Sunday in January after New Year's Day, honors outstanding productions and performances throughout the state. Further, Ellis directed the Nashville premiere of La Cage Aux Folles, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and An American Daughter, as well as award-winning productions of Damn Yankees, Company, Gypsy and The Rocky Horror Show, with Ellis honored by The Tennessean as best director of a musical for both Company and Rocky Horror. In 2015, he directed William Inge's Picnic for Circle Players and The Last Five Years for VWA Theatricals, with The Larry Keeton Theatre's production of The Miss Firecracker Contest set for spring 2016.


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