Menzel's concert stop in Toronto was filmed at The Royal Conservatory of Music on November 17 and 18, 2011, for her second PBS special. [42], Menzel sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015, at the University of Phoenix Stadium. [6][15], When Menzel was 15 years old, her parents divorced, and she began working as a wedding and bar mitzvah singer, a job that she continued throughout her time at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama[16][17] in 1992.
2014 Tony Award Nominations - The Complete List; 'A Gentleman's Guide' Leads With 10! A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House, Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 13:34. On September 23, 2016, Menzel announced that she and Lohr were engaged. [29] She departed the show (along with LaChanze and Snyder) on the last day in Costa Mesa, California, on January 24, 2016.

Menzel returned to … Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination in 1996. Brad Pitt, Charlize Theron, What to Watch if You Miss the "Game of Thrones" Cast. Following the out-of-town tryout, the show moved to the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway and began previews on March 4, 2014.

[38] The album, Holiday Wishes, was released on October 14, 2014.

[55][56] Three days after the ceremony, Travolta publicly apologized to Menzel for mispronouncing her name. She was announced to star on the Ellen DeGeneres-produced sitcom Happy Time,[60] but, as of October 15, 2019, this project appears to have been shelved. [69] On September 2, 2009, she gave birth to their son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

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[40] On November 26, 2014, Menzel announced through her Facebook page that she would be touring during the summer of 2015, making it her first global tour and first time playing shows in Europe and Asia. [22] During her penultimate performance of Wicked on January 8, 2005, she fell through a trap door and cracked a lower rib.

Upon becoming a wedding singer, Menzel was eventually exposed to a wide variety of genres, ranging from jazz and rock to Motown. Idina Menzel Will Launch The National Tour of If/Then", "Tony Winner Menzel to Perform During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade", "Nathan Lane, Idina Menzel, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Perform Broadway Celebration at White House", "Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony to Premiere on Chicago's PBS January 9; March 3 Nationwide", "Idina Menzel Will Launch New Concert Tour In June; Itinerary, Including Carnegie Hall, Announced", "Carnegie Hall Postponed | News | Idina Menzel", Deck the Halls with...Idina Menzel?! [71] Their divorce was finalized on December 3, 2014. It includes many new songs, including the lead single, "Brave", the title track "I Stand," and a song released on EP, "Gorgeous." [43], On August 5, 2016, Menzel announced she would release her eponymous fifth album, on September 23. ", "Jew of the Week: Idina Menzel | Jew of the Week", "Idina Menzel: from Broadway belter to pop star", "Menzel delivers a Wicked good performance", "Gig was weddings before Rent called; Menzel's big voice 'discovered' at age 5", "Ding Dong, a Witch Is Hurt, but She Takes Her Final Bow", "Idina Menzel to Star in London's Wicked", "Idina Menzel highlights casting for Nero", Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway Next Spring in a New Musical, New Musical If/Then, Starring Tony Winner Idina Menzel, Will Arrive at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre in March 2014. However, the album was re-released once she began to rise to greater fame with her Tony-winning performance in Wicked.

Holiday Wishes also marked the first that a woman had three different albums (the cast recording to Frozen and If/Then) peak within the top 20 within ten months of the release date.

Rent opened Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop on January 26, 1996, but it moved to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre due to its popularity. One single from the album, "Minuet," made the Radio & Records CHR/Pop Tracks chart at number 48 in October 1998.

Supervising Animators: Glen Keane • Andreas Deja • Alex Kupershmidt • Eric Goldberg • Mark Henn • John Pomeroy • T. Daniel Hofstedt • Tony Bancroft • Tom Bancroft • Tony Fucile • Russ Edmonds • Duncan Marjoribanks • Ruben Aquino • Nik Ranieri • Ron Husband • Rick Farmiloe • Tom Sito • Tony Anselmo [6][7] Her parents are Helene Goldberg, a therapist, and Stuart Mentzel, a pajama salesman.

In 2018 she participated in a workshop for Jagged Little Pill. In that concert, she performed one of the original tunes from the album, "December Prayer". Menzel did, however, make a special out-of-costume appearance at that performance, performed her last song, in a red tracksuit, and received a five-minute standing ovation. [citation needed] In August 2015, Menzel and Lohr bought a home located in Encino, Los Angeles, California.


Of the release, Menzel stated: "I poured my heart out and used my music as a place to kind of figure some things out. After minor roles in Kissing Jessica Stein and Just a Kiss, Menzel had supporting roles in The Tollbooth and Water in 2004.

Menzel performed at the 1998 Lilith Fair summer concert festival and continues to write and perform original music. Her other Off-Broadway credits include the pre-Broadway run of Rent and The Vagina Monologues.[21].

[63][64] Writing for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sharon Eberson wrote, "Possessing a voice that could be categorized as coquettish to flat-out belter and everything in between—and with a stage presence to match—she usually is labeled a mezzo-soprano. Additionally, Menzel is known for playing Shelby Corcoran on the musical dramedy TV series Glee from 2010 to 2013 and Nancy Tremaine in the 2007 Disney live-action/animated film Enchanted. She has been married to Aaron Lohr since September 2017.