Kristin Chenoweth's New Year's Concerts Feature Songs from "Glee" and Promises; Ashford Directs

News   Kristin Chenoweth's New Year's Concerts Feature Songs from "Glee" and Promises; Ashford Directs
 
Tony and Emmy-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, who is currently back on Broadway in the revival of Promises, Promises, offers two concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall on New Year's Eve.

Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth Photo by Andrew Southam

Chenoweth, who plays the Los Angeles venue Dec. 31 at 7 and 10:30 PM, will offer songs from her solo recordings, TV appearances and Broadway outings. Audiences can expect to hear tunes from "Glee" and Promises, Promises, among others.

Promises director Rob Ashford has designed a new show that features "back-up singers and dancers for a one-of-a-kind year-end celebration," according to press notes.

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, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise 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. Her screen credits include "Four Christmases," "Into Temptation," "Pushing Daisies," "Kristin," "The West Wing," "The Music Man," "The Pink Panther," "Stranger Than Fiction," "Deck the Halls" and "Running with Scissors." Her solo recordings include "Let Yourself Go," "As I Am" and the newly released "A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas." She recently picked up her first Emmy Award for her work in ABC's "Pushing Daisies."

Walt Disney Concert Hall is located at 111 S. Grand Ave. in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets, priced $60-$176, are available by visiting www.LAPhil.com or by calling (323) 850-2000.

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