Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is an award-winning musical theatre performer, opera singer, television and film actress, and an exclusively signed Sony Masterworks recording artists. Visit for more information on Kristin and her recordings: A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas, Let Yourself Go and As I Am.

Books by this Author

A lively, laugh-out-loud journey from Oklahoma beauty queen to show biz sensation.“Life’s too short. I’m not.”You might know her as a Tony Award–winning Broadway star who originated the role of Galinda the Good Witch in the smash musical Wicked. Or you may recognize her from her starring roles on TV—The West Wing, Pushing Daisies, and Sesame Street. At four foot eleven, Kristin Chenoweth is an immense talent in a petite but powerful package. Through a...


Actress Kristin Chenoweth: Off The Shelf

Hear Kristin talk about her new book on Off The Shelf, Simon & Schuster's radio program.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be yourself, all the way, all the time. Not always pretty or happy, but alive.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I would hope to be tall. I'd like to see the world from that view, just for a day and then go back to my normal self.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Private Investigator

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Nancy Drew

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who lie.

Author Voices

November 16, 2008

A traumatized corpse is found in a ravine on the wrong side of town. I sense foul play, but Maddie and I are on the case. “Altered lives. Baffling medical mysteries. Shocking revelations. These are the everyday cases of Dr. G, Medical Examiner!”


A lot of my friends have to change the channel on all that blood and guts, but I can’t help myself; I love it. On a rare night off, you’ll find me curled up with my little Maltese, wearing flannel PJs my mom bought at Target, chain-chewing Super Bubble, completely engrossed in crime-solving. Nothing slick or scripted. I don’t go for the CSI-type dramas; I want... see more

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