The April 14 concert — featuring songs from Menzel's latest solo recording, "I Stand" — will be recorded for future broadcast on PBS. An air date has yet to be announced. Although tickets will not be available to the general public, a few will be given away via Menzel's official website, www.idinamenzel.com.
As previously announced, Menzel will launch a limited concert tour April 1 at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ. The singing actress will also play April 3 at the Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, MA; April 5 at the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, NY; April 6 and 8 at Stage One in Fairfield, CT; and April 10 and 11 at The Baby Grand in Wilmington, DE.
Idina Menzel won a Tony Award for Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Elphaba in Wicked; she also opened the London production of that hit musical. Menzel created the role of Maureen in the original Broadway company of Rent, and her other theatrical credits include the City Center Encores! production of Hair, the Manhattan Theatre Club The Wild Party, the Public Theater's See What I Wanna See and the benefit Funny Girl concert. Menzel's film credits include "Ask the Dust," "Rent" and "Enchanted."