May 6th , 7:30 pm at Temple Theater in Lufkin, TX: An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth on her “For The Girls” Tour.
This outstanding performer was originally scheduled as our season opener on September 3rd , now Kristin Chenoweth will shine on the Temple Theater Stage, May 6th at 7:30pm. All season tickets will be honored on this new date. Individual tickets go on sale Monday, August 1st at 11am, so make sure to claim your spot to see one of the best-known Broadway stars of our time!
“We are thrilled that Kristin Chenoweth will conclude our Performing Arts Series as the Grand Finale. She packs a powerful punch!” – Tracy Pinkerton
Top off the 2022-23 season with a night of fun and laughter as Kristin shares her stories and sincere appreciation for some of the greatest female powerhouse singers we all know and love! Kristin Chenoweth is now on tour for her recently released album “For The Girls," debuting at #3 on the Current Pop Albums chart and #11 on the Billboard Top Albums chart. The album is a heartfelt tribute to the great female singers throughout history, particularly some of Kristin’s heroes and friends. Guest artists on the album include Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Hudson, and Reba McEntire!
Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover, and stage. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and was nominated for her original Glinda the Good Witch role in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and a People’s Choice Award for her role in “Glee.” In 2009, she wrote an upliftingly 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 just released her latest Holiday/Christmas album “HAPPINESS is…Christmas!.” She recently co-starred in Apple TV+’s acclaimed musical-comedy series “Schmigadoon!,” alongside Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key and Ariana DeBose. In 2020, Chenoweth starred in the Netflix film “Holidate,” voiced the character Daisy in the HBO Max film “The Witches,” and hosted the Food Network competition series “Candy Land.” Upcoming, Chenoweth will star alongside Stephan James and JK Simmons in the STXfilms sports drama “National Champions.” To be released later this year, Chenoweth will portray Bailey Lazor, the wife of Simmons’ Coach Lazor who has the erudition and taste of an upper east sider. Chenoweth will soon release her first picture book “What Will I Do with My Love Today?.” The heartwarming story, available for purchase March 8, 2022, is a sweet tale about a young girl named Kristi Dawn, who shares her love through acts of generosity around New York City. Additionally, Chenoweth signed with Harper Celebrate, HarperCollins Focus’s gift book imprint in November 2021. Her hilarious and insightful gift book, “I'm No Philosopher, But I Have Thoughts: For Saints, Sinners, and the Rest of Us,” with Harper Celebrate is set to release in winter 2023.
Chenoweth is a passionate supporter of charities that dedicate their time and efforts to helping those in need. She formed a charity partnership with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) Foundation in her home state of Oklahoma. Chenoweth's accomplishments were honored by her hometown with BAPAC naming "The Kristin Chenoweth Theatre" in 2012. Partnering with the BAPAC in a labor of love, Kristin launched an annual Broadway Bootcamp in 2015, providing young Broadway hopefuls with the opportunity to take classes, hold performances and learn from top mentors in the entertainment industry including Kristin herself. In her lifelong mission to cultivate arts education across the globe, Chenoweth has also created “Places! The Kristin Chenoweth Tour Experience," a unique educational program for young singers that puts them right next to her performing on stage. Each concert in Chenoweth’s ongoing tour will feature local participants from higher education conservatories, universities, and colleges for an immersive educational experience. Chenoweth is a graduate of Oklahoma City University with a Master’s degree in Opera Performance. She is an inductee into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, as well as the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.
“If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.” – Kristin Chenoweth
Individual Tickets go on sale Monday, August 1st at 11am. Find your seats online exclusively at angelinaarts.org or by calling our box office during our hours 11am-5pm Monday-Friday (936) 633-5454. The Angelina Arts Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich, entertain and educate by presenting and promoting the performing arts.