Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenowethäó»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 äóìPushing Daisies.äó In 1999, she won a Tony Award for äóìYouäó»re A Good Man, Charlie Brownäó and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in äóìWickedäó in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a Peopleäó»s Choice Award for her role on äóìGlee.äó In 2009, she wrote an upliftingly candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, äóìA Little Bit Wicked,äó 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 Companyäó»s äóìOn the Twentieth Century.äó 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, äóìKristin Chenoweth: Coming Home.äó Notable television roles include appearances in äóìThe West Wing,äó Disneyäó»s äóìDescendantsäó and äóìThe Muppets.äó In film, Chenoweth voiced the role of Gabi in the hit animated film äóìRio 2äó and Fifi, Snoopyäó»s beloved French poodle in “The Peanuts Movie.” She starred in the indie teen drama entitled “Hard Sell” and additional film credits have included äóìThe Boy Next Door,äó äóìDeck the Halls,äó äóìTwelve Men of Christmas,äó äóìFour Christmases,äó äóìRV,äó äóìBewitched,äó äóìThe Pink Panther,äó äóìHit & Runäó and äóìFamily Weekend. She also starred in NBCäó»s äóìHairspray Live!äó as Velma Von Tussle in December 2016. She was recently seen in the Starz original series äóìAmerican Gods,äó where she has reunited with executive producer Bryan Fuller in the role of Easter. Chenoweth also recently voiced the role of Princess Skystar in Lionsgate/Hasbroäó»s äóìMy Little Pony: The Movie,äó and can be heard next in the animated film äóìThe Star.äó In addition to her film projects, Chenoweth will star and produce the upcoming ABC comedy äóìThe Real Fairy Godmother.äó
Last year, Chenoweth released äóìThe Art of Elegance,äó her first album of American Songbook classics via Concord Records. The album debuted at #1 on Billboardäó»s Current Jazz and Traditional Jazz charts, and #1 on Amazonäó»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.
Chenoweth is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Masteräó»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.