STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/30- Idina Menzel
Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!
Happy Birthday, Idina Menzel! Menzel reached superstardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl, in the blockbuster Wicked and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen in the revolutionary Rent. Menzel recently reprised her role on "Glee," FOX's smash hit television series, as Shelby Corcoran, Rachel's biological mother. Additional theatre credits include: Aida, The Wild Party, See What I Wanna See, and more. She just received a Tony nomination for her performance in the new Broadway musical If/Then.
In celebration of this day, we bring you 'Defying Gravity' as performed at her 'Barefoot at the Symphony' concert. Click below to check it out!
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