A Conversation with Kristin Chenoweth Set for April 26

News   A Conversation with Kristin Chenoweth Set for April 26 Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, most recently on Broadway in the hit musical Wicked, will take part in the Broadway Divas as Gay Icons series at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.

Hosted by New York Times critic Stephen Holden, the April 26 evening will begin at 7 PM. A Conversation with Kristin Chenoweth is the latest in the series with Broadway performers "whose work has a special resonance in the gay and lesbian community." Participants in the series have previously included Barbara Cook, Bernadette Peters and Eartha Kitt. Kristin Chenoweth, who received a Tony nomination for her work as Glinda in Stephen Schwartz's Wicked, has been seen on the New York stage in The Fantasticks, Scapin, Steel Pier, A New Brain, Epic Proportions, Strike Up the Band, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever and Candide. The actress won her Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in the Broadway bow of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Chenoweth recently released her second solo recording, "As I Am" (Sony Classical), and will be seen in a slew of upcoming movies, including "The Pink Panther," "Bewitched," "Asphalt Beach," "Running with Scissors" and "Stranger Than Fiction." Currently part of the cast of NBC's "The West Wing," the singer-actress will also star in the final Encores! production of the City Center season: The Apple Tree.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center is located in Manhattan on West 13th Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. To reserve a seat, visit www.gaycenter.org. There is a suggested donation of $10.

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