VIDEO: Idina Menzel on Recent Success: 'It's Been an Amazing Ride'
Broadway's Idina Menzel appeared on this morning's TODAY to chat about lending her voice to Disney's Oscar winning animated film FROZEN and starring in her new Broadway musical 'If/Then.' The singer said she finds it 'powerful' to connect with kids over the Frozen phenomenon and says of her recent success 'It's been an amazing ride!" Watch the interview in full below!
Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Aida) is currently starring in If/Then, a new musical on Broadway that explores the effects chance and choice take on one woman's life. If/Then reuintes Menzel with Anthony Rapp, her original Rent co-star (the pair played Maureen and Mark, respectively). The musical also stars Tony award winner LaChanze (The Color Purple).
Additional New York stage work includes The Wild Party (MTC), Hair (Encores), and See What I Wanna See (Public), Menzel has performed internationally, both in musicals (she brought Elphaba to London's West End) and as herself in a concert tour. Other film and television credits include Enchanted, Ask the Dust, Glee, and Rent. Solo albums include Barefoot At The Symphony (a live recording of her PBS special by the same name), I Stand, Here, and Still I Can't Be Still.