Idina Menzel is currently appearing as Elizabeth in Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's new musical If/Then at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.|
Ms Menzel won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 2004 for originating the role of Elphaba in the hit musical 'Wicked'. She also went on to open the West End production in London in the same role. Other Tony nominations were received for her performance as Maureen Johnson in 'Rent' in 1996, and for 'If/Then' at this year's ceremony. Menzel also appeared as Amneris in 'Aida' on Broadway from 2001-2002.
Idina Menzel is also widely known for her work on film and television, particularly for voicing the character of Elsa, the Snow Queen, in Disney's Academy Award-winning animated feature 'Frozen'. She famously performed the film's Oscar-winning song 'Let It Go' at the 86th Academy Awards ceremony. She is equally known for appearing on the hit TV series 'Glee' as Rachel's biological mother Shelby Corcoran. She reprised her Broadway role in the film version of 'Rent' in 2005 and also played the role of Nancy Tremaine in Disney's live-action musical 'Enchanted' in 2007.
Ms Menzel has also released three studio albums ('Still I Can't Be Still' in 1998, 'Here' in 2004 and 'I Stand' in 2008) and one live album ('Live: Barefoot at the Symphony' in 2012).