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Kristin Chenoweth to Be Honored at Goodspeed Musicals Gala

Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth

Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre at Goodspeed Musical’s annual gala to be held on August 11.

Chenoweth won a Tony Award for her performance in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Among her many other Broadway credits are Wicked, Promises, Promises, The Apple Tree, and Steel Pier. Additionally, she starred in the City Center Encores! presentations of Stairway to Paradise and Music in the Air, and appeared at Goodspeed in Strike Up the Band.

In May, she will launch her first-ever national tour, which will feature selections for her recently released CD, Some Lessons Learned..

She received an Emmy Award for her work on Pushing Daises, and currently stars on ABC’s GCB. Her other television and film credits include Glee, The West Wing, The Music Man, Deck the Halls, RV, Bewitched, Running With Scissors. and The Pink Panther.

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