THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Idina Menzel (Video)

By Playbill Staff
30 May 2013

Idina Menzel, who took home the Tony Award in 2004 for her performance as Elphaba in Wicked, celebrates her birthday May 30. Playbill looks back at her career.

Menzel also originated the role of Maureen Johnson in Jonathan Larson's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent, earning a 1996 Tony Award nomination for her performance. She has also been seen in Aida and will return to Broadway in 2014 in If/Then. Here are performances from her Broadway outings, concert appearances and more.

For more on Menzel, visit the Playbill Vault.


Menzel sings "Defying Gravity" on "The Late Show":