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Kristin Chenoweth

“Do You Hear What I Hear?” It’s Wicked lil’ Kristin Chenoweth singing Christmas songs and popping up all over the place. We can’t stop singing her praises as Kristin shows the love Nunn on One.

Jerry Nunn: Hi, Kristin. I was born in Oklahoma like yourself. I suppose many people do not know that you have a Native American background.

Kristin Chenoweth: I think everyone from Oklahoma has some Native American blood! We do know I am part Native. I’m adopted, so it’s hard to know how much! [ Laughs ]

JN: My family later moved to Tennessee and Opryland was my first job. I heard you worked there.

KC: I loved working at Opryland and informed my folks I wouldn’t be heading back to Oklahoma City University to finish school. I was just going to stay in Nashville. They drove from Oklahoma to come pick me up! [ Laughs ] I loved the talent. All of the musicians were “live,” as compared to Disney, where a lot of performers, musicians are “canned.” I worked there after my sophomore year in college that summer.

JN: You are performing with Il Divo this December. Are you singing your Christmas songs?

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Nora Dunn

Local theater camp Hell in a Handbag Productions is staging a benefit reading with SNL alumni Nora Dunn playing Norma Desmond from Sunset Boulevard. Mrs. Dunn talked with Miss Nunn about her life and times.

Jerry Nunn: Hello, Nora. How do you like spring in Chicago?

Nora Dunn: It’s beautiful but relentless. You know it’s better than last year. It is for me anyways. I haven’t been here for a winter in 16 years with all the work I have been doing.

JN: You were born in Chicago and went to the Art Institute correct?
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