Idina Menzel to Talk PBS Concert on ELLEN, 12/12

Idina Menzel to Talk PBS Concert on ELLEN, 12/12

GLEE icon and Broadway megastar Idina Menzel will be in the house on ELLEN, Wednesday, December 12th. The superstar will discuss life with her husband Taye Diggs, their family, and her brand new PBS concert event! Check local listings for air times in your area. (Ellen airs on NBC, Channel 4, at 4 PM ET in the New York area)

Menzel is best known for her Tony Award-winning performance as 'Elphaba' in the blockbuster Wicked on Broadway, and in her Tony-nominated role as 'Maureen' in Rent. Her other credits include two Drama Desk nominations for her roles in The Wild Party and See What I Wanna See at The Public Theatre. Menzel has also appeared on Broadway in Funny Girl and Off-Broadway in The Vagina Monologues and the 2011 Encores! and the 2004 Actors' Fund Hair concerts. In 2006, she opened and reprised her starring role in Wicked on the West End

Her film credits include starring roles in the Disney romantic fable, Enchanted, Rent and Robert Towne's Ask The Dust. She has also guest starred on FOX's hit television series Glee.

Her new album "Live: Barefoot at the Symphony" is available now at

Also on ELLEN's show this Wednesday:

He’s one of the most charming and hilarious people in Hollywood - Howie Mandel! The comedian and television host is always an Ellen Show favorite with his side-splitting stories and exciting tricks! He was the host of the nail-biting game show "Deal or No Deal" for 5 incredible years. Now he's back and hosting a brand new game show, "Take It All," and he's giving all the details to Ellen today!

Then, he's a filmmaker, philosopher, a teacher, and someone very special to Ellen, Tom ShadYAC is discussing an incredible program he started with his students that’s changing the lives of inner city kids in Los Angeles. You won't want to miss this heartwarming story!

And it's Day 8 of the 12 Days of Giveaways! It's the home stretch of the biggest giveaway show in television, and Ellen has saved some of the best for last! You won't believe what her audience is taking home! Tune in to find out!