Idina Menzel is currently starring in brand new musical If/Then at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, in the role of Liz/Beth, a role that earned her a 2014 Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. |
Menzel made her Broadway debut as Maureen in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize–winning musical Rent, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. She returned to Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba in Wicked at the George Gershwin Theatre in the original company alongside Kristin Chenoweth. She reprised the role in London's West End at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Other stage credits include 'See What I Wanna See' at the Public Theater, Andrew Lippa's 'The Wild Party' for MTC, and 'Hair' for Encores.
Her film credits include reprising her role as Maureen in the film adaptation of Rent directed by Chris Columbus. She has also had featured roles in 'Enchanted' and 'Ask the Dust'. More recently she provided the vocals for the character of Elsa in the successful Disney animated film Frozen, singing the now iconic "Let It Go" which has entered into the music charts all around the world.
Her television credits include recurring roles in hit musical TV show Glee, as well as her own PBS special, 'Barefoot at the Symphony', with an accompanying live album of the same name.