Idina Menzel Set for 3-Night Stand with Houston Symphony

October 10
11:03 AM 2011


Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel will be fronting the Houston Symphony for a three-night-stand October 14, 15, and 16.  Tickets are on sale now via

The singer will be performing a wide repertoire, including songs from musicals in which she's starred, a few numbers from her recurring role on Fox's hit television show Glee, and some cover tunes.  She has been touring the US more than a year, joining some of the nation's best symphony orchestras, including the Cincinnati Pops, New York Philharmonic, Boston Pops, and soon will be jetting across the Atlantic for an October 6 performance with the Royal Philharmonic in London.  Houston is Menzel's only Texas engagement in 2011.

For a preview of Menzel's performance, click here to watch a clip of her concert earlier this year with the New York Philharmonic.

Idina Menzel's complete concert schedule is as follows:

17 Sept - Buffalo, NY - Kleinhans Music Hall
06 Oct - London, UK - Royal Albert Hall
14 Oct - Houston, TX - Jones Hall
15 Oct - Houston, TX - Jones Hall
16 Oct - Houston, TX - Jones Hall
22 Oct - Los Angeles, CA - The Greek Theatre
05 Nov - Brookville, NY - The Tilles Center
12 Nov - Kansas City, MO - The Kauffman Center
03 Dec - Miami, FL - The Arsht Center

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 the misunderstood 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 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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Erin Privratsky Erin grew up far from Broadway in western North Dakota. After studying Criminal Justice at the University of North Dakota, she relocated to San Antonio, Texas to broaden her horizons. It was in Texas that her love for musical theater developed, having access to national productions that wasn't available in her rural hometown. She supplements attending local and touring productions with frequent excursions to New York City. Erin is the Digital Strategy Manager for Broadway actresses Idina Menzel, Eden Espinosa, and Melissa Errico.


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