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Kristin Chenoweth Wants to Be in the Wicked Movie – but Not in the Role You'd Expect!

Originally posted 07/11/2016 04:00PM

Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth has played everything from a good Southern witch to Charlie Brown's sister, but there's one role she hasn't taken on that she's eyeing.

The actress spoke with PEOPLE about a potential Wicked reunion and starring in her first live television musical.

"I know there's been news of the movie, and I would love to be in it in any capacity," says Chenoweth, 47. "Maybe I'll play a munchkin this time."

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Kristin Chenoweth Joins Hairspray Live! – See Her Glittery Announcement

Originally posted 06/21/2016 04:20PM

Here's some wickedly good news for fans looking forward to Hairspray Live!

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A Wicked-ly Awesome Reunion: Watch Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth Sing a New Version of 'For Good'

Originally posted 05/06/2016 11:00AM

[YOUTUBE "TZ0pXUb5jVU"] Well, this performance needs no help from Galinda to be popular.

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Kristin Chenoweth Shares Her Secret to Happiness: 'Sometimes, It's a Decision'

Kristin Chenoweth Shares Her Secret to Happiness: 'Sometimes, It's a Decision'

Originally posted 03/03/2016 02:45PM

Pint-size powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth has her hands in everything from the big screen to Broadway.

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Chrissy Teigen Dishes on Kanye West and Taylor Swift's Feud – and That Awkward Stacey Dash Moment

Originally posted 03/02/2016 11:45PM

Rest assured, Andy Cohen is just getting started.

The Watch What Happens Live host celebrated 1,000 episodes on air Wednesday night with two of his favorite "ride-or-die chicks" Chrissy Teigen and Kristin Chenoweth. And if all the tea spilled on the landmark episode (not to mention its after show) is any indication, Cohen and his Clubhouse crew have at least 1,000 more episodes in them.

Somewhere between between playing tic-tac-toe with Real Housewives taglines and offering up his signature shot-ski (just water for pregnant Teigen, of course), Cohen managed to mine plenty of gossip gems out of his famous superfans and to prove once again why WWHL's influence is felt as late-night TV continues to evolve and, frankly, loosen up.

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VIDEO: 2015's Remakes, Sequels and Adaptations That Didn't Suck

Originally posted 12/28/2015 01:00PM

Talk about the state of show business long enough, and someone will come to the conclusion that there aren't enough original ideas – that too much of what's coming at us consists of sequels, remakes, reboots and other adaptations of existing material. This might be true. And it might also be true that a lot of this repurposed stuff might not actually be good so much as a blatant attempt to cash in on a recognized brand.

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Kristin Chenoweth: Why Adoption Is the Biggest Blessing of Them All

Kristin Chenoweth: Why Adoption Is the Biggest Blessing of Them All

Originally posted 11/20/2015 12:00PM

In honor of National Adoption Day on Nov. 21, award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth writes for WhoSay about her experience as an adopted child.

I've always known that I was adopted. It was never a secret or held from me.

I knew that my birth mother loved me so much that she wanted to give me a better life. And my parents, Jerry and Junie Chenoweth, were looking to adopt a baby and found me – literally less than one week after I was born.

Growing up, my parents explained my adoption by telling me, "We chose you." It was a wonderful way to put it to an adopted child. And I think it's true. An adoption is a full-circle blessing.

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Kristin Chenoweth: Why Adoption Is the Biggest Blessing of Them All| Adoption, Kristin Chenoweth
First of all, it's a blessing (and a huge sacrifice) for a birth parent to make the decision to give his/her baby a better life. Sometimes people can't take care of that baby just yet. (And their circumstances might change in 15 years.) But what a gift they are giving to both that child and the family who wants to adopt.

Next, if you're thinking about adopting a child, remember that it's a gift you're getting and it comes with just as much responsibility as if you had your child biologically. On top of that, it's a beautiful blessing that you were chosen to take care of this child and become his or her parent.

Kristin Chenoweth with her parents Photo by: Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth: Why Adoption Is the Biggest Blessing of Them All| Adoption, Kristin Chenoweth
And then, lastly

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Kristin Chenoweth: In 'My Forties I've Really Been Thinking About My Health More'

Kristin Chenoweth: In 'My Forties I've Really Been Thinking About My Health More'

Originally posted 10/23/2015 06:10PM

Actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth is raising awareness for a new technique for discovering breast cancer.

Chenoweth, whose adoptive mother is a breast cancer survivor, tells PEOPLE Genius 3D Mammography testing is not very different from a regular mammogram, but it detects 41 percent more invasive cancers earlier because it is much clearer.

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Find Out Which TV Event Chrissy Teigen Called 'Glorious, Glorious Garbage' and More of the Shows Stars Watched This Week!

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What Stars Are Watching This Week: Sir Patrick Stewart, Chrissy Teigen, Ellen DeGeneres and More Share Their TV Favorites

Originally posted 08/28/2015 06:05PM

From indulging in a Netflix binge to filling their datebooks with appointment television, even busy A-listers somehow find time to keep up with their favorite shows – and share what they love on social media. Check out PEOPLE's weekly round-up of our favorite entertainers' TV shout-outs to stay in the loop.

Sir Patrick Stewart and Kumail Nanjiani watch each other in Blunt Talk and Silicon Valley when they aren't gushing about the shows on Twitter.

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