Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer performs full-length concert with the Minnesota Orchestra, January 19
Kristin Chenoweth, an Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer, performs with the Minnesota Orchestra on Saturday, January 19, in a program that showcases her many talents as a singer, comedian, and star of stage and screen. Her Orchestra Hall debut in March 2017 was so well-received that it inspired a return to Minneapolis for this encore performance with the Minnesota Orchestra. The concert will be conducted by Broadway music director and conductor Mary-Mitchell Campbell.
The performance is held at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, January 19, at 8 p.m., with tickets priced from $45 to $140. Tickets are available at minnesotaorchestra.org and by phone at 612-371-5656. For further purchasing details, refer to the information section at the conclusion of this press release.
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. She has performed to sold-out audiences across the world at venues including Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall. In 2015, she received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and earned a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for her lead role in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s On the Twentieth Century. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Pushing Daisies. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, and in 2004 she was nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked. Chenoweth’s notable television roles include appearances in The West Wing, Disney’s Descendants and The Muppets. She starred in NBC’s production of Hairspray Live! as Velma Von Tussle. She voiced the roles of Gabi in the hit animated film Rio 2, Fifi in The Peanuts Movie and Princess Skystar in Lionsgate/Hasbro’s My Little Pony: The Movie, and she can be heard in the animated film The Star. Chenoweth recently released The Art of Elegance, her album of American Songbook classics through Concord Records. More: officialkristinchenoweth.com.
Mary-Mitchell Campbell is a well-known music director, conductor, orchestrator and arranger in the Broadway community. Her Broadway credits include Finding Neverland, Big Fish, Company, Sweeney Todd, Next to Normal and The Addams Family. She won a Drama Desk Award for Best Orchestrations for Company and was nominated for two other projects. She performs frequently in concerts with Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Groff, Laura Benanti and Raul Esparza. She is passionate about arts education and poverty reduction and started the nonprofit ASTEP (Artists Striving To End Poverty) as a way to bring artists into the solutions. Campbell is from North Carolina and holds degrees from North Carolina School of the Arts and Furman University. She has taught on the faculties of Juilliard, New York University and Boston College.
Live at Orchestra Hall
AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH KRISTIN CHENOWETH
and the Minnesota Orchestra
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Kristin Chenoweth, vocals
Mary-Mitchell Campbell, conductor
Tickets: $45 to $140
TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION
Tickets can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and beginning two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office, International Centre, 5th floor, 920 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For more information, call 612-371-5656, or visit minnesotaorchestra.org. For subscriptions, call 612-371-5642 or visit minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe. For groups of 10 or more, call 612-371-5662.
All programs, artists, dates, times and prices subject to change.
The Star Tribune is the Minnesota Orchestra’s media partner for the 2018-19 season.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.