VIDEO: HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kristin Chenoweth Performs National Anthem on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'

By: Sep. 12, 2016
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Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth, who will take on the role of Velma Von Tussle in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on December 7, performed the national anthem prior to coverage of the Patriots-Cardinals SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL showdown, which aired last night, September 11th. Watch the stirring performance below!

Chenoweth, whose latest album "The Art of Elegance" is due to be released on September 23, 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."