STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Visits CHELSEA LATELY
Idina Menzel recently visited "Chelsea Lately" and discussed her new album "Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony," performing on a gay cruise, and her husband Taye Diggs. Click below to watch the interview!
Idina Menzel's highly-anticipated new PBS concert special, Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony, just aired 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.
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.