Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Will Launch Concert Tour in May; Itinerary Announced

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29 Feb 2012

Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth has announced dates for her first concert tour, which is scheduled to kick off May 9 in Seattle. A Tony winner for her work in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Chenoweth will perform in 19 cities, concluding the tour June 24 in her hometown of Broken Arrow, OK, where the mainstage at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center will be renamed in her honor.

Chenoweth will perform tunes from her latest album, "Some Lessons Learned," as well as songs heard on the Fox hit series "Glee" and in the Stephen Schwartz-musical Wicked (she originated the role of Galinda).

Her album, "Some Lessons Learned," was produced in Nashville by Bob Ezrin. It features songs by Diane Warren, Desmond Child, Tom Douglas, Hillary Scott, Jodi Marr, Victoria Shaw, Dolly Parton, Eric Bazilian, Gary Burr and Shane McAnnally. Chenoweth herself contributed two songs, "What Would Dolly Do?," written in honor of her hero Dolly Parton; and "Mine to Love," about a woman who struggles with an emotionally unavailable man.

The tour itinerary follows:

May 9 Seattle, WA, at the Paramount Theatre
May 11 Berkley, CA, at the Zellerbach Auditorium
May 12 Los Angeles, CA, at the Greek Theatre
May 18 Denver, CO, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House
May 23 Houston, TX, at Jones Hall
May 24 Dallas, TX, at the Winspear Opera House
June 1 Philadelphia, PA, at the Academy Of Music
June 2 New York, NY, at the NY City Center
June 8 Boston, MA, at the Boston Opera House
June 9 Baltimore, MD, at the Hippodrome Theatre
June 10 Washington, DC, at the DAR Constitution Hall
June 12 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at Massey Hall
June 13 Cleveland, OH, at Playhouse Square’s Palace Theatre
June 15 Detroit, MI, at the Detroit Opera House
June 16 Chicago, IL, at the Cadillac Palace Theatre
June 17 Minneapolis, MN, at the State Theatre
June 20 Nashville, TN, at Andrew Jackson Hall
June 22 Atlanta, GA, at the Cobb Energy Centre
June 24 Broken Arrow, OK, at the Broken Arrow PAC



For more information, visit www.kristin-chenoweth.com.

Chenoweth won the Tony Award in 1999 for her performance in You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. She was nominated in 2004 for her performance in Wicked and has also been seen on Broadway in Steel Pier, Epic Proportions, The Apple Tree and Promises, Promises. The actress is also known for her film and television work and will soon be seen in the new ABC series "GCB."