Kristin Chenoweth at Purple Party 5!

Kristin Chenoweth at Purple Party 5!

Saturday, April 6 Dell Hall BUY TICKETS Celebrate the Long Center’s Fifth Anniversary with the sensational Broadway and screen star, Kristin Chenoweth! Chenoweth’s dazzling performances on stage, television and film make her the perfect headliner for Purple Party 5 at Austin’s Creative Home™. 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.  

Kristin’s critically acclaimed performance in the ABC series "Pushing Daisies" won her an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Her guest appearance on Fox’s comedy "Glee," earned her two Emmy Award nominations and a People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Guest Star. Chenoweth also starred as Annabeth Schott on the hit drama "The West Wing" and guest judged on "American Idol".

Ms. Chenoweth is currently featured on CBS’ The Good Wife and can be seen in the film "Hit and Run," written by Dax Shepard and co-starring Kristen Bell. In Spring 2013, she will co-star in the film "Family Weekend."   Join us as we celebrate this amazing milestone with one of our generation’s most spectacular performers! VIP Dinner tickets ($500) are still available by contacting the Development Department at annualmembers@thelongcenter.org Stay after the Kristin Chenoweth performance for the Purple Party 5 After Party on the Long Center City Terrace featuring the Matt Wilson Band.  Matt Wilson is a homegrown crooner with national exposure as well.  He wowed sold out audiences across the country as the "Piano Man" in the First National Tour of Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp's Tony-award winning musical "Movin’ Out." Matt’s big gospel voice and the down-home flavor of his tasty piano playing made him ideal to represent Joel’s music.