Wicked's Chenoweth Returns to Carnegie Hall Jan. 25

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Kristin Chenoweth, who made her solo Carnegie Hall concert debut this past September, returns to the famed hall Jan. 25.
Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth

Chenoweth will join forces with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra for a concert in the Isaac Stern Auditorium. Erich Kunzel directs; 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.

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