Kristin Chenoweth & Andrew Lippa to Present I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk

first_img Star Files View Comments Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth and composer Andrew Lippa are teaming up again to pay tribute to two American luminaries. The two will reprise Lippa’s I Am Harvey Milk on April 23 and 24, 2016 at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland; they previously performed the oratorio together last year at Lincoln Center. But this time, the event will also feature the world premiere of his newest work, I Am Anne Hutchinson.Part choral work and part theater piece, I Am Anne Hutchinson and I Am Harvey Milk explore the lives of two equal rights leaders: the 17th century pioneer of women’s rights and religious tolerance and the first openly gay man to hold public office in California .Chenoweth and Lippa have collaborated multiple times before, including the 1999 revival of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which won Chenoweth her Tony, and the recent Disney Channel movie Descendants, which taught us that a 4’11” Maleficent can be just as evil as an other villain.I Am Harvey Milk premiered in 2013 in San Francisco, featuring Lippa and Laura Benanti. Noah Himmelstein will return to direct I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk. Take a look at I Am Harvey Milk below.center_img Kristin Chenowethlast_img

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