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Idina Menzel Announces North American Concert Tour!

According to the star's official web site, hot on the heels of her wildly successful 2011 Symphony Tour, Idina Menzel will be hitting the road again with a brand new show on an extensive North American tour.

Date City Venue Presale
06.01.12 Vancouver, BC THE CENTRE IN VANCOUVER FOR PERF ARTS 03.06.12
06.02.12 Seattle, WA THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE TBD
06.03.12 Portland, OR PORTLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS: KELLER AUD 03.14.12
06.05.12 Modesto, CA GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS BUY
06.07.12 San Francisco, CA DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL 03.01.12
06.09.12 Santa Rosa, CA WELLS FARGO CENTER FOR THE ARTS 03.02.12
06.10.12 Las Vegas, NV SMITH CENTER FOR PERF ARTS: REYNOLDS HALL TBD
06.12.12 San Antonio, TX MAJESTIC THEATRE BUY
06.13.12 Dallas, TX MUSIC HALL AT FAIR PARK TBD
06.14.12 Austin, TX LONG CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BUY
06.16.12 Nashville, TN THE WOODS AMPHITHEATER AT FONTANEL TBD
06.17.12 St. Louis, MO PEABODY OPERA HOUSE 03.01.12
06.19.12 Kansas City, MO THE MIDLAND BY AMC BUY
06.20.12 Milwaukee, WI MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 03.19.12
06.22.12 Des Moines, IA CIVIC CENTER BUY
06.23.12 Columbus, OH COLUMBUS COMMONS: BICENTENNIAL STAGE TBD
06.24.12 Indianapolis, IN CLOWES MEMORIAL HALL 03.02.12
06.26.12 Midland, MI MIDLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS 04.07.12
06.27.12 Detroit, MI DETROIT OPERA HOUSE 03.02.12
06.29.12 Richmond, VA CARPENTER THEATRE 03.14.12
06.30.12 Philadelphia, PA THE MANN CENTER BUY
07.07.12 Minneapolis, MN ORPHEUM THEATRE 03.02.12
07.08.12 Highland Park, IL RAVINIA FESTIVAL 04.26.12
08.03.12 Washington, DC WOLF TRAP TBD
10.29.12 New York, NY CARNEGIE HALL TBD

More dates to be announced.

Idina Menzel's highly-anticipated new PBS concert special, Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony, will air beginning March 3 across the country. The concert, filmed in November of 2011 in Toronto and also featuring husband Taye Diggs and legendary composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch - will be released on DVD and CD next month as well.

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel has a diverse career on stage and in film, television, and music. She recently appeared in the television hit Glee, and is currently on a sold-out tour, performing with leading orchestras around the country. In 2009 Ms. Menzel co-starred with Josh Groban in the concert version of Chess: The Musical, recorded at London's Royal Albert Hall and broadcast on PBS. In December 2005 she completed her role as Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked, for which she received a Tony Award for Lead Actress in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award nomination.

She reprised the role in London's West End in September 2006, receiving the Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She also starred in Michael John LaChiusa's musical See What I Wanna See, directed by Ted Sperling at The Public Theater, garnering her Drama Desk and Drama League Award nominations. Other honors included a Tony nomination for her debut performance as Maureen in the original production of Rent, and a Drama Desk nomination for her performance as Kate in Manhattan Theater Club's Off-Broadway original musical, The Wild Party.

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