Kristin Chenoweth
(© Amanda Brown)
Kristin Chenoweth
(© Amanda Brown)

Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth headlined the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's 16th annual Spotlight Gala, held on Saturday, October 1 at the Center. The event raised funds for the venue's 2011-2012 programming.

Chenoweth won a Tony Award for You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and has also starred on Broadway in Wicked and Promises, Promises. She plans to return to Broadway shortly in On the Twentieth Century.

The actress won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Olive Snook in Pushing Daisies and received an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of April Rhodes on Glee. She will co-star later this season on ABC's Good Christian Belles.