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Kristin Chenoweth

 
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Date Of Birth:
July 24, 1968 (54)
Bio:
Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Pushing ... (read complete bio)
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Kristin Chenoweth Headshot
Date of Birth: July 24, 1968 (54)

Bio:
Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Pushing ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Concert Production, 2019
Performer
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Velma Von Tussle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Anne Hutchinson/Woman
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Lily Garland
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Fran Kubelik
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Female Star
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Eve
Princess Barb√°ra
Ella and Passionella
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2004
Cunegonde
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Mary Potts
  [San Francisco (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2003
Glinda
  [Off-Broadway]
Reading, 2002
Valerie
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice
  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Glinda
  [New York]
Workshop, 2001
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2001
Glinda
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Melinda (Perhaps)
Daisy Gamble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Louise Goldman
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Millie Dillmount
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Sally
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Waitress
Nancy D.
Nancy D./Waitress
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Anne Draper
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Precious McGuire
Couple #4
Couple #25
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Hyacinth
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Kristy-The New Girl
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Luisa [Replacement]
Luisa [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, unknown
Alice
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 2006
Elizabeth

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Concert Production, 2019
Performer

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2016
Velma Von Tussle

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Performer

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Anne Hutchinson/Woman

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Lily Garland

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Fran Kubelik

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Female Star

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2006
Eve

Princess Barb√°ra

Ella and Passionella

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2004
Cunegonde

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Glinda

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Mary Potts

  [San Francisco (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2003
Glinda

  [Off-Broadway]
Reading, 2002
Valerie

  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Fanny Brice

  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Glinda

  [New York]
Workshop, 2001
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2001
Glinda

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Melinda (Perhaps)

Daisy Gamble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Louise Goldman

  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Millie Dillmount

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Sally

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Waitress

Nancy D.

Nancy D./Waitress

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Anne Draper

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Precious McGuire

Couple #4

Couple #25

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Hyacinth

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Kristy-The New Girl

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Luisa [Replacement]

Luisa [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, unknown
Alice

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Performer

  [New York]
Workshop, 2006
Elizabeth

Kristin Chenoweth Biography

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in "Pushing Daisies." In 1999, she won a Tony Award for "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in "Wicked" in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People's Choice Award for her role on "Glee." In 2009, she wrote an upliftingly candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, "A Little Bit Wicked," which debuted on the New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction Best Seller List.
In 2015, Chenoweth earned a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for her lead role in the Roundabout Theatre Company's "On the Twentieth Century." She also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Drama League Award. Chenoweth has performed to sold-out audiences across the world, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall. In 2014, she released a CD and DVD of her own live concert performance, "Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home." Notable television roles include appearances in "The West Wing," Disney's "Descendants" and "The Muppets." In film, Chenoweth voiced the role of Gabi in the hit animated film "Rio 2" and Fifi, Snoopy's beloved French poodle in "The Peanuts Movie." She starred in the indie teen drama entitled "Hard Sell" and additional film credits have included "The Boy Next Door," "Deck the Halls," "Twelve Men of Christmas," "Four Christmases," "RV," "Bewitched," "The Pink Panther," "Hit & Run" and "Family Weekend." She also starred in NBC's "Hairspray Live!" as Velma Von Tussle in December 2016. She was recently seen in the Starz original series "American Gods," where she has reunited with executive producer Bryan Fuller in the role of Easter. Chenoweth voiced the role of Princess Skystar in Lionsgate/Hasbro's "My Little Pony: The Movie," and can also be heard in the animated film "The Star." In addition to her film projects, Chenoweth recently starred in the second season of NBC's hit comedy series "Trial & Error," and received critical acclaim for her performance as Heiress Lavinia Peck-Foster.
Chenoweth released 'The Art of Elegance,' her first album of American Songbook classics via Concord Records. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard's Current Jazz and Traditional Jazz charts, and #1 on Amazon's Vocal Pop chart. Chenoweth also returned to the stage in her limited engagement MY LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, receiving rave reviews. Kristin is currently working on her next album, set for release in 2019.
Chenoweth is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Master's degree in Opera Performance. She formed a charity partnership with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) Foundation in her home state of Oklahoma. Chenoweth's accomplishments were honored by her hometown with BAPAC naming "The Kristin Chenoweth Theatre" in 2012. Partnering with the BAPAC in a labor of love, Kristin launched an annual Broadway Bootcamp in 2015, providing young Broadway hopefuls with the opportunity to take classes, hold performances and learn from top mentors in the entertainment industry including Kristin herself. Kristin is also a passionate supporter of charities which dedicate their time and efforts to helping those in need. She is an inductee into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, as well as the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Kristin Chenoweth Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Leading Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, Promises, Promises
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, The Apple Tree
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie)
Kristin Chenoweth, The Apple Tree
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth , Wicked
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress - Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, Wicked
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth , You're a Good Man
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
 
Theatre World Awards - 1997 - Performance Gold Star
Kristin Chenoweth, Steel Pier

Kristin Chenoweth News

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Calls for the Majestic Theatre to be Renamed the Harold Prince T Photo VIDEO: Carol Burnett Calls for the Majestic Theatre to be Renamed the Harold Prince Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett has taken to social media to call for the Majestic Theatre to be renamed the Harold Prince Theatre. See Burnett's video message here!

Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal to Star in Blake Allen's INSOMNIA at Carnegie Hall Photo Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal to Star in Blake Allen's INSOMNIA at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

Award-winning composer Blake Allen will present the world premiere of his original musical work ‚ÄúINSOMNIA‚ÄĚ at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall ‚ÄĒ on Tuesday, November 8 at 8 PM, with Cree Carrico & Jeanna de Waal.

Kristin Chenoweth to Appear on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Today Photo Kristin Chenoweth to Appear on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Today
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2022

Tony Award-winning multi-hyphenate Kristin Chenoweth makes an appearance on ‚ÄúThe Jennifer Hudson Show.' Kristin explains her hilarious viral answer on ‚ÄúFamily Feud,‚ÄĚ which left Steve Harvey speechless! Tune-in to catch Kristin chat about how she auditioned for ‚ÄúCats‚ÄĚ and watch the two artists sing ‚ÄúMemory‚ÄĚ in harmony. Watch a video clip now!

FUNNY GIRL, BEETLEJUICE, COME FROM AWAY & More Join Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auct Photo FUNNY GIRL, BEETLEJUICE, COME FROM AWAY & More Join Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Virtual chats with Tony Award winners, limited edition Al Hirschfeld prints signed by Broadway icons and hard-to-get opening night tickets are just a few of the items now open for early bids for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ much-anticipated Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.

Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall  Photo Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will continue to shine the spotlight through New Year's Eve on his sensational, biggest lineup of stars yet, for this his eleventh anniversary season at the acclaimed Provincetown Art House.

BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location Photo BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

BroadwayCon will make its debut in Times Square at the New York Marriott Marquis on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, 2023. 

Special Offer: Kristin Chenoweth in Concert on September 24! Photo Special Offer: Kristin Chenoweth in Concert on September 24!
by BWW Special Offer - Sep 15, 2022

Special Offer: Kristin Chenoweth in Concert on 9/24!

Interview: Clint Holmes, Will Nunziata & Michael Orland of BETWEEN THE MOON AND NEW Y Photo Interview: Clint Holmes, Will Nunziata & Michael Orland of BETWEEN THE MOON AND NEW YORK CITY at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 14, 2022

Grammy-nominated Clint Holmes has some music and memories that he is sharing with audiences nationwide, all about the late Peter Allen.

BroadwayWorld Announces Exciting Plans for 20th Anniversary Celebration Photo BroadwayWorld Announces Exciting Plans for 20th Anniversary Celebration
by Team BWW - Sep 12, 2022

BroadwayWorld, the #1 online destination for Broadway, theatre and live entertainment news around the world, has announced the first round of plans to celebrate their 20th Anniversary on the Internet, including a refreshed website and a special concert featuring marquee talent.

Aaron Lazar, Christiane Noll, Sarah Beth Pfeifer & More to Star in FUN HOME at Theate Photo Aaron Lazar, Christiane Noll, Sarah Beth Pfeifer & More to Star in FUN HOME at TheaterWorks Hartford
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford will open its 2022-2023 season with Fun Home. The cast for Fun Home includes Broadway veterans Aaron Lazar as Bruce, Christiane Noll as Helen, and Sarah Beth Pfeifer.

Kristin Chenoweth Videos

Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth & Kathy Najimy Compete on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD VideoExclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth & Kathy Najimy Compete on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

Hosted by Steve Harvey, the upcoming episode of Family Feud will feature a faceoff between two actresses when Kristin Chenoweth competes against Kathy Najimy to see who will win the grand prize for their selected charities. Watch a hilarious exclusive video clip of Chenoweth and Najimy going head-to-head in the upcoming episode.

VIDEO: Watch Kristin Chenoweth in Hulu's KEEPER OF THE ASHES Murder Docu-Series Trail VideoVIDEO: Watch Kristin Chenoweth in Hulu's KEEPER OF THE ASHES Murder Docu-Series Trailer
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

In the series, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will open up about how a twist of fate prevented her from being present the night of the murder of three young girls in 1977 during their first night at Camp Scott, a Girl Scout sleepaway camp in Oklahoma. Watch the trailer.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Josh Groban Celebrate Barbra Streisand's 80th Birthday on  VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Josh Groban Celebrate Barbra Streisand's 80th Birthday on TODAY
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022

Celebrating Barbra Streisand's 80th birthday, Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Groban spoke on the TODAY Show about the impact that Streisand has made on them and the community. Chenoweth also discussed performing for Streisand and Groban discussed working with her on a duet. The interview also includes an exclusive quote from Streisand, herself.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Broadway Dream Roles on COLBERT VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Broadway Dream Roles on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022

Kristin Chenoweth has revealed her musical theatre dream roles. Chenoweth's selections included playing the Emcee in an all-female production of Cabaret, alongside Ariana DeBose or Beanie Feldstein as Sally Bowles, a Dolly Parton biopic written by Parton herself, and a musical version of Pushing Daisies.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Brittney Johnson Discusses Taking Over as 'Glinda' in WICKED on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Brittney Johnson Discusses Taking Over as 'Glinda' in WICKED on TODAY
by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022

This morning, Brittney Johnson appeared on the Today Show to discuss being the first Black woman to take over the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway. Johnson was surprised by original 'Glinda' Kristin Chenoweth, who sent in a congratulatory video message. She also appeared on NBC Nightly News to take viewers backstage at Wicked.

VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED VideoVIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2022

Thank goodness! This evening Brittney Johnson took her first bow as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway! Ms. Johnson is the first Black actress to assume the iconic role. 

VIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary VideoVIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary
by Michael Major - Jan 19, 2022

Reopening features behind-the-scenes access to shows including 'Wicked,' 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'The Phantom of the Opera,' 'Diana,' 'Come From Away,' 'Waitress,' and more, following each production's journey as cast and crew reunite, rehearse and re-stage for their long-anticipated reopening nights.

BWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentar VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentary Clip
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Check out an exclusive clip of the Broadway casts of Aladdin, Waitress, and Tina: the Tina Turner Musical returning to rehearsals after the shutdown, including interviews with Michael James Scott, Sara Bareilles, and Adrienne Warren. The documentary will also feature interviews with Lea Salonga, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Surprises Jimmie Allen With 'Popular' Performance on THE NIC VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Surprises Jimmie Allen With 'Popular' Performance on THE NICK CANNON SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

During his appearance on the Nick Cannon Show, country music star and Wicked fan Jimmie Allen was surpised by Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth with a performance of 'Popular' from the hit musical. He revealed he regularly listens 'Popular' to get 'hyped' before his performances. Watch the duet now!


Kristin Chenoweth Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kristin Chenoweth been in?
Kristin Chenoweth has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Kristin Chenoweth been in?
Kristin Chenoweth has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Kristin Chenoweth been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Promises, Promises , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Apple Tree , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (tie) (Drama Desk Awards) for The Apple Tree , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wicked , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Wicked , Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Wicked , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for You're a Good Man Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Steel Pier .

What awards has Kristin Chenoweth won?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Twentieth Century, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century, Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Promises, Promises, Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Wicked, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for You're a Good Man Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brownand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Steel Pier.