HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth to Perform National Anthem on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'
Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth, who will star in NBC's presentation of HAIRSPRAY LIVE on December 7, will perform the national anthem prior to coverage of the Patriots-Cardinals SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL showdown airing on NBC on Sunday, September 11th at 7 p.m. ET. "Hairspray Live!" is the latest of NBC's live musical productions, which have included "The Wiz Live!," "Peter Pan Live!," and "The Sound of Music Live!"Chenoweth, whose latest album "The Art of Elegance" is due to be released on September 23, owns credits in musical theatre, film and television. She won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 1999 for her performance as Sally Brown in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" on Broadway. In November, Chenoweth returns to the Broadway stage in "My Love Letter To Broadway." Chenoweth has also received Best Actress Tony Award nominations for both "Wicked" (2004) and "On the Twentieth Century" (2015). Her acting credits include roles in TV series "Pushing Daisies" (Emmy Winner) and "The West Wing" and feature films "Stranger Than Fiction" and "The Peanuts Movie."
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