According to broadwayworld.com, Broadway, Film, and Television vet, Kristin Chenoweth, has released a 19-date North American Tour. The actress and singer will tour for her new country pop album, Some Lessons Learned, which dropped in September 2011.
Chenoweth first got her start in the Broadway revival of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, for which she won a Tony Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. Following that success, she worked on a short-lived, self-titled TV Show. In 2001, she became involved in the hit musical Wicked, and went on to star as the original Glinda when the show hit Broadway. Other Broadway achievements include, The Apple Tree, Candide, and Music In The Air. Most recently, she starred in Promises, Promises with Sean Hayes.
After leaving Wicked in 2004, the Oklahoma-born star followed with a series of television appearances including on The West Wing, Ugly Betty, and Glee. She starred in Pushing Daisies, in which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Her newest show, GCB, will premiere on ABC on March 4.
She has also been in a number of films, including Bewitched, The Pink Panther, RV, Running with Scissors, Deck the Halls, Stranger Than Fiction, Four Christmases, and You Again. She starred in Into Temptation in 2009 and has lent her voice to the Tinker Bell series.
In addition to her work as an actress, Chenoweth is also a trained opera singer and has released four albums—2001’s Let Yourself Go, 2005’s As I Am, 2008’s A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas, 2011’s Some Lessons Learned. She has performed concerts all over the world at spaces, such as The Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Greek Theatre, Disney Hall, the Fox Theatre, and shows in London.
Her tour will kick off May 9 in Seattle and will continue into June throughout cities in the U.S. and Canada. She will be coming to Boston’s Opera House June 8.