"Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony" Will Make PBS Debut Jan. 9

By Andrew Gans
05 Jan 2012

Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel

"Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony," which was filmed in November 2011 in Toronto, will make its television debut on Chicago’s PBS affiliate WTTW Jan. 9 at 9 PM CST, according to the actress' official website.

Menzel will appear live in the Chicago studio to discuss her concert as part of a pledge drive for the station during its airing.

The concert, which also features Menzel's husband, Taye Diggs, and composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch, will begin airing around the country March 3; check local listings. The concert will also be released on DVD and CD in March.

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."



For more information visit www.idinamenzel.com.