Tony Award-Winning Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth will Dazzle Audiences at the Deer Valley® Music Festival on August 3
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (July 2, 2019) – Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth’s performances have commanded the attention of audiences for years, and will do so again as she returns to the Deer Valley® Music Festival. With the Utah Symphony and guest conductor Mary Mitchell Campbell, she will perform her most memorable songs from “Wicked,” “Glee” and more on Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 PM at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Tickets to the performance with Kristin Chenoweth start at $52 and are on sale now.
Kristin Chenoweth is well known for her enthusiastic talent and charisma on stage. In 1999 she won a Tony Award for “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” and in 2004 was nominated for her portrayal as the original Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked,” perhaps her most well-known performance. She has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for her role in the television show “Glee,” and in 2009 she won an Emmy Award for her role in the television comedy “Pushing Daisies.” She has starred in numerous films including “The Pink Panther,” “RV,” “You Again” and “Four Christmases.” She has released six albums, the most recent being “The Art of Elegance,” released September 2016. Ms. Chenoweth last performed with the Utah Symphony at the Deer Valley® Music Festival in August 2015.
Mary Mitchell Campbell is a Broadway composer, conductor and director who has conducted “The Addams Family,” “Big Fish,” “Finding Neverland,” “Tuck Everlasting,” “Mean Girls” and more on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations and been nominated for other awards highlighting her skills as a musical artist.
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s 16th season of the Deer Valley® Music Festival comprises 19 performances over 7 weeks with performances in a variety of venues featuring a wide array of music styles, including bluegrass, musical theater, folk, country, and more. The 16th year of the festival will focus on celebrating the local community, donors, and supporters through a variety of pop-up ensemble performances at existing summer events and venues throughout the community.
Throughout the 2019 festival, small Utah Symphony and Utah Opera ensembles will perform close to a dozen “pop up concerts” – many of them free – in collaboration with other community groups. On Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 PM at the Deer Valley® Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, members from the Utah Symphony Youth Guild will perform in a community concert for an afternoon of musical entertainment.