Menzel Will Premiere Songs from New CD at Buble Concert

News   Menzel Will Premiere Songs from New CD at Buble Concert Tony Award winner Idina Menzel and singer-songwriter Peter Cincotti will be Michael Buble's special guests at his upcoming concert at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Buble, the multi-platinum Grammy-nominated singer will perform at the Manhattan venue Sept. 17 at 8 PM (doors open at 7 PM). Menzel, the original Tony-winning star of Wicked, will premiere songs from her forthcoming CD. That Warner Bros. Records disc is being produced by Glen Ballard; a release date has yet to be announced. Singer Cincotti, also an acclaimed pianist, is scheduled to release a new CD in early 2008. Entitled "East of Angel Town," the recording will feature tunes penned by Cincotti.

The upcoming evening, entitled "One Night with Lite," is being presented by the New York radio station 106.7 FM.

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" and "Rent."

Tickets will go on sale to the general public Aug. 13. For further information visit www.1067litefm.com/pages/onwl.html.