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News Kristin Chenoweth Returns to "Glee" April 27 Tony and Emmy-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, who is currently back on Broadway in the revival of Promises, Promises, makes her second guest appearance on the hit Fox series "Glee" April 27.

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The new episode, which is titled "Home," debuts at 9 PM ET; check local listings. Songs in the hour-long program include "Fire," "Beautiful," "A House is Not a Home," "Home," "One Less Bell to Answer" and "Home Sweet Home."

The new episode is described as such: "When Kurt sets his dad, Burt (guest star Mike O'Malley), up with an unexpected partner his plan for a nuclear family may backfire. Sue demands that the Cheerios! go on a crazy diet in preparation for a big interview with Splits magazine and April Rhodes (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) returns to save Will and the glee club."

"Glee" features Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester; Jessalyn Gilsig as Terri Schuester; Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester; Lea Michele as Rachel Berry; Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson; Jayma Mays as Emma Pillsbury; Dianna Agron as Quinn; Chris Colfer as Kurt; Kevin McHale as Artie; Amber Riley as Mercedes; Mark Salling as Puck; and Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina.

The guest cast boasts Jonathan Groff as Jessie St. James; Chenoweth as April Rhodes; O'Malley as Burt; Lauren Potter as Becky; Romy Rosemont as Carole; Iqbal Theba as Principal Figgins; Patrick Gallagher as Ken Tanaka; Naya Rivera as Santana Lopez; Heather Morris as Brittany; Josh Sussman as Jacob Ben Israel; Dijon Talton as Matt Rutherford; and Harry Shum as Mike Chang.

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." Visit Fox.

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