THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Idina Menzel (Video)
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.
Deaf West’s production of SPRING AWAKENING floored the critics when it premiered in California, prompting the Los Angeles Times to write, "It's hard to enumerate all the ways in which Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING is so very, very good." Now this unapologetically brilliant new production is coming to New York.