THE SCREENING ROOM: Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell and Santino Fontana Celebrate the Music of "Frozen" (Video)
11 Feb 2014
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, Tony nominees Josh Gad and Santino Fontana, stage and screen actress Kristen Bell and other members from the cast and creative team of the hit animated film "Frozen" gathered in Los Angeles Feb. 9 to celebrate the film's score.
The live performances were accompanied by an orchestra, conducted by David Metzger, at the Vibrato Grill Jazz Club.
Also in attendance were "Frozen" songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, composer Christophe Beck, directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, producer Peter Del Vecho and executive producer John Lasseter.
As previously reported, "Frozen" has grossed over $864 million worldwide at the box office since its late-November release. Disney recently released the sing-along version of the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning film in 1,000 theatres.
"Frozen" received two Oscar nominations, including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song ("Let It Go"). The film won a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature.
In wide release since Nov. 27, 2013, the film posted the No. 1 all-time Thanksgiving debut and the largest opening ever for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film.
Watch highlights from the Los Angeles concert below:
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.