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KRISTIN CHENOWETH effortlessly transitions between stage, television, and film with the captivating grace that only she can project.
She is gearing up for the comedy-animated adventure, Space Chimps, co-starring Cheryl Hines, a story about two NASA chimps that are sent to a galaxy far, far away. The film is being produced by Barry Sonnenfeld.
Kristin will be seen this Fall starring in the highly anticipated ABC series Pushing Daisies. This one-hour series is an unprecedented blend of romance, crime procedural, and high-concept fantasy in a forensic fairytale about a young man with a very special gift.
Recently, Chenoweth starred in Stairway to Paradise, an original Encores! production celebrating the great Broadway revue. Commemorating the centennial anniversary of the first Ziegfeld Follies, the show concluded New York City Center's 2007 season with beloved Broadway numbers from the early 20th century.
Kristin was seen in the season finale of ABC's hit comedy Ugly Betty, playing an orthodontic technician who loves romantic comedies and becomes overly involved in her patients' lives - including Betty's (America Ferrera).
This past spring Chenoweth starred in the critically successful and highly lauded limited-engagement of The Apple Tree at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54. She also had the honor of playing a sold-out solo concert at the famed Metropolitan Opera House.
Many remember her show-stealing, Tony-winning performance in You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and her triumphant star turn when she originated the role of Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked, which earned her a Tony Award nomination. Chenoweth also performed in the Broadway comedy Epic Proportions and in the Kander and Ebb musical Steel Pier, for which she won a Theatre World award. Chenoweth also performed in an Off-Broadway production of Molière's Scapin for the Roundabout Theatre Company.
Television fans know her as Annabeth Schott on The West Wing, the librarian, Marian Paroo, in ABC's movie version of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, and Lily St. Regis in the television adaptation of Annie. Kristin also starred in her own series Kristin for NBC.
Moviegoers have seen her in Deck the Halls with Danny DeVito and Matthew Broderick, RV with Robin Williams, Bewitched with Nicole Kidman, Running with Scissors with Annette Bening, and The Pink Panther with Steve Martin. Her film credits also include a cameo in Stranger Than Fiction with Emma Thompson. Kristin is currently developing a feature film based on the life of Dusty Springfield.
A veteran of the concert scene, Kristin took the stage in a sold-out solo concert at Carnegie Hall in 2004 and continues to tour the country. She performed her solo concert at Sam Mendes's acclaimed Donmar Warehouse as part of the Divas at Donmar series and received glowing reviews. Following her show in London, Chenoweth has had numerous collaborations with various symphonies, including the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Pops, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony. One of her proudest accomplishments recently was having the privilege to perform Bernstein's Candide at Lincoln Center with the New York Philharmonic. Other performances include her sold-out Los Angeles solo debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall, an evening at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, and the Washington National Opera's 50th Anniversary Gala with Plácido Domingo. She is scheduled to make her Metropolitan Opera debut in March 2010 as Samira in John Corigliano's The Ghost of Versailles.
Chenoweth is also an accomplished recording artist. Following the success of her albums Let Yourself Go and As I Am on Sony Classical, she is gearing up for a third album.