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Idina Menzel Talks Broadway FROZEN, Elphaba + Elsa and More!

Idina Menzel Talks Broadway FROZEN, Elphaba + Elsa and More!

Idina Menzel answered a slew of fan questions yesterday on Frozen's uber-popular Facebook page, and we rounded up some of the answers to our burning questions!

Do you compare Elsa to Elphaba? Did you see a relation in any way?
I do! Like so many of us women, they both search for a way to harness their extraordinary powers.

Carlie Schwartz Would you ever go blonde to look like Elsa? Lol
Idina Menzel I don't look very good as a blonde

How do you keep your voice healthy with the difficult singing night after night?
I study a lot with my teacher, I vocalize, and I train just like someone would a marathon.

Did you draw on your relationship with your own sister when playing Elsa?
Yes! I have a younger sister who I love very much. A bond between two sisters is hard to describe.

Do you want to build a snowman?
Idina Menzel I want to build a beach sand man.

Do you like warm hugs?
I am a big cuddler!

What does Elsa eat in her ice castle? Serious question lol my son wants to know
Elsa eats soy ice cream sandwiches.

Will you be playing ELSA in the broadway Frozen show?
The broadway show of Frozen is a long time away so we'll see if they still want me then!

Idina made her Broadway debut as Maureen in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winner,Rent, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. She followed that with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba in Wicked, which she subsequently brought to London's West End. Other New York stage work includes See What I Wanna See (Public), The Wild Party (MTC), and Hair (Encores). Menzel's voice can be heard in the Disney animated musical, Frozen, singing its Oscar nominated song, Let It Go. She reprised her performance as Maureen in Chris Columbus' film version of Rent, and has appeared in movies as diverse as Enchanted and Ask the Dust. On television, Menzel had a recurring role over multiple seasons of "Glee" and has guest starred in numerous other shows. She starred in her own PBS special,Barefoot at the Symphony, with an accompanying live album of the same name. Menzel's highly successful international concert tour recently included a sold out performance at Carnegie Hall. In addition to cast albums, Menzel's prolific recording career includes solo albums: Barefoot At The Symphony, I Stand, Here, and Still I Can't Be Still.

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