Kristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for
A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "
Also on hand for the event will be composer Andrew Lippa(Broadway's
They will be joined by Goodspeed alums Kirsten Wyat t(Gooch in Goodspeed's "Mame") and Khris Lewin (Goodspeed's "My One and Only.")
The Tony Award-winning Chenoweth was in the 1995 production of "Strike Up the Band" at Goodspeed Opera House.
The event will be held at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station, 55 Bridge Road in
Chenoweth was injured last month when a gust of wind knocked over lighting equipment, which hit her and knocked her down. She'd been filming an episode of "The Good Wife," which stars Julianna Margulies.
Chenoweth will be in a recurring role in the series this season, playing a political reporter eager to dig into the business of the Florrick marriage and campaign. She was also one of the stars in the recently axed TV
"That area is a vortex for wind ... and a big gust of wind blew the lighting off the scaffolding," a witness told TMZ. The actress was hit "square in the head," the witness said.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has also announced an event Chenoweth was set to host is on hold.
"An Intimate Evening with
Also honored at the Goodspeed gala is the Hoffman Auto Group, longtime sponsors for the theater.