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Homegrown dynamo: Kristin Chenoweth to perform at OKC Civic Center / The Oklahoman

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Like the late, legendary Carol Channing, Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth is an award-winning dynamo who has made an indelible mark on both stage and screen. The two Tony Award winners also are known not just for taking a stage but seizing it. The Oklahoma City University graduate returns to her home state to perform "My Love Letter to Oklahoma" in concert Tuesday night at the Civic Center. "What you'll see in Oklahoma is from the Eagles to Dolly Parton. … You'll see some stuff from ‘Wicked,' because I'm not gonna get myself in trouble, am I?" Chenoweth said with a chuckle. "But it's all over the map, and that's what I love about it the most. … I want people to forget about their problems for 90 minutes and go home floating."

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