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Kristin Chenoweth to perform at 2017 BYU Homecoming Spectacular!

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will be the featured guest for BYU Spectacular! on Saturday, October 7, 2017, with performances at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale July 17 at BYUtickets.com

The well-known voice from “Wicked” and “Glee” will bring her prodigious talent to BYU’s Marriott Center this fall with a show for all ages.

Kristin Chenoweth will be joined by GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio in two special 90-minute shows presented by BYU Alumni and sponsored by Deseret First Credit Union and Liberty Mutual Insurance.

BYU Spectacular! brings world-class performances to entertain audiences gathering to BYU for Homecoming each year. Performances will also feature a selection of BYU’s talented performing groups, including Vocal Point, Men’s Chorus, Young Ambassadors, Contemporary Dance Theatre, and more.

Discover more about all Homecoming activities at homecoming.byu.edu.

In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daises.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.” In 2009, she wrote an uplifting candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, “A Little Bit Wicked,” which debuted on the New York Times Hardcover Non Fiction Best Seller List. 

Chenoweth is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Master’s degree in Opera Performance. She formed a charity partnership with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BA PAC) Foundation in her home state of Oklahoma. Kristin is also a passionate supporter of charities which dedicate their time and efforts to helping those in need.  She is an inductee into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, as well as the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Writer: Michael Johanson

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