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Kristin Chenoweth kicks off grand opening gala concert TONIGHT!!@The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans

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TONIGHT'S!! (Saturday October 5) grand opening gala concert@The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans features Emmy and Tony Award winner and Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee, Kristin Chenoweth with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The historic theater has been the jewel of the arts scene since 1927, until it was shuttered by Hurricane Katrina. The gala is a milestone in its comeback.

Chenoweth effortlessly transitions between stage, television and film with the captivating grace that only she can project. She received rave reviews while starring in the ABC series "Pushing Daisies," where she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. "Pushing Daisies" was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award for "Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy". She has appeared in Fox's comedy "Glee," where she played a former student who comes back to help re-energize the Glee club. For this role, she was recently nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People's Choice Award in the category of Favorite TV Guest Star. Chenoweth also starred as Annabeth Schott on the hit drama "The West Wing" and guest judged on "American Idol". Many remember her show-stealing, Tony-winning performance in "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" and her triumphant star turn when she originated the role of Glinda the Good Witch in "Wicked," which earned her a leading actress Tony Award nomination.

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