The evenings will be filmed for a subsequent broadcast on PBS in March 2012.
Menzel told the Toronto paper, "I can’t tell you how excited I am about doing this! I’ve been honing this program for over a year and it’s full of things I love singing.”
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, Manhattan Theatre Club's The Wild Party, the Public Theater's See What I Wanna See and the benefit Funny Girl concert. Menzel's screen credits include "Glee," "Ask the Dust," "Rent" and "Enchanted."
Tickets for the Toronto concerts will go on sale Oct. 3 by visiting https://tickets.rcmusic.ca/public or by calling (416) 408-0208. For more information visit www.idinamenzel.com.