About Kristin Chenoweth

We are pleased to have Kristin Chenoweth performing for the first annual West Institute Gala. 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."
  • Chenoweth recently starred in the second season of NBC’s hit comedy series "Trial & Error," receiving critical acclaim for her performance as Heiress Lavinia Peck-Foster.
  • 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.
  • Chenoweth has performed to sold-out audiences across the world, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall.
  • Notable television roles include appearances in "The West Wing," Disney's "Descendants" and "The Muppets."
  • 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.
  • Kristin is currently working on her next album, set for release in 2019.
  • In a labor of love, Kristin partnered with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in her home state of Oklahoma to launch an annual Broadway Bootcamp, providing young Broadway hopefuls with the opportunity to take classes, hold performances and learn from top mentors in the entertainment industry including Kristin herself.