As previously announced, Chenoweth will join forces with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra for a concert on Jan. 25, 2005. Erich Kunzel will conduct the evening in the Isaac Stern Auditorium; show time is 8 PM.
Songs for the evening include works by Jerome Kern, Meredith Willson, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein. The complete program, according to the official Carnegie Hall website, follows:
Hayman: (arr.) Broadway Pops Opener
Youmans/De Sylva: (orch. Russell Warner) "Should I Be Sweet" from Take a Chance
Rodgers/Hammerstein: "Mister Snow" from Carousel
Kern/Hammerstein: "Bill" from Show Boat
Kern/Hammerstein: "Why Was I Born" from Sweet Adeline
Kern/Hammerstein: "Nobody Else But Me" from Show Boat
Bernstein: (arr. Steven Reineke) "America" from West Side Story
Newman: "You've Got a Friend in Me" from "Toy Story"
Newman: "When She Loved Me" from "Toy Story 2"
Styne/Comden/Green: (orch. Bruce Coughlin) "If You Hadn’t But You Did" from Two on the Aisle
Kander: (arr. Michael Gibson) Medley from Chicago
Tesori/Scanlan: "The Girl in 14G"
Warren: (orch. Bruce Coughlin) "Borrowed Angels"
Willson: "Till There Was You" from The Music Man
Willson: "My White Night" from The Music Man
Willson: "Seventy-Six Trombones" from The Music Man
Sondheim: "Children Will Listen" from Into the Woods
Goldrich/Heisler: (orch. Jason Robert Brown) "Taylor the Latte Boy"
Schwartz: "For Good" from Wicked
Kristin Chenoweth, who received a Tony nomination for her work as Glinda in Stephen Schwartz's Wicked, made her New York theatrical debut opposite Bill Irwin in a production of Molière's Scapin and followed that with a role in Kander and Ebb's Steel Pier. Roles in Off-Broadway's A New Brain, the Broadway comedy Epic Proportions and the City Center Encores! productions of Strike Up the Band and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever ensued. Chenoweth won her Tony for her performance as Sally Brown in the Broadway bow of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. She can also be seen this season on the hit NBC drama "The West Wing."
Tickets, priced $24-$85, are available by calling (212) 247-7800. Carnegie Hall is located in Manhattan at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. Visit www.carnegiehall.org for more information.