Over the years, the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture has brought big name artists, actors and performers to Erie, Pennsylvania.
Household names such as Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters and Chita Rivera have graced the Performing Arts Center stage in the past.
This season is no exception.
To kick off the year, MIAC welcomes the one and only Kristin Chenoweth, a Broadway legend.
She will be giving a concert on Sept. 19 at 7:30p.m.
Most famous for her portrayal of Glinda in the original Broadway cast of “Wicked,” Chenoweth is an icon who has redefined modern musical theater.
In recent years, Chenoweth has appearerd on television shows such as “Glee” and “Younger.”
Although she stands at 4’11, Chenoweth has an extraordinary and powerful voice that makes her instantly recognizable.
While Chenoweth is most famous for her Broadway credits, she has made solo recordings in past years as well.
In 2016, she released her album “The Art of Elegance” and is now working on another album entitled “For the Girls,” an album heavily geared towards female empowerment.
Many students who are avid theater fans anticipate Chenoweth’s performance to be a raving success.
Tickets are $41 for adults, $36 for seniors, $31 for students and youth.
Tickets are free for Mercyhurst students with I.D.s.
The performance is sold out, but there will be a cancellation line before the show begins.