THE SCREENING ROOM: Idina Menzel Performs "Let It Go"; Robert and Kristen-Anderson Lopez Accept 2014 Oscar
03 Mar 2014
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, who stars in the upcoming Broadway musical If/Then, performed the Oscar-winning, hit song "Let It Go" at the 86th Academy Awards. Here is her performance and the acceptance speech for Best Original Song.
Songwriters Robert and Kristen-Anderson Lopez received their first Academy Award, making Robert Lopez the youngest person to become an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award winner). He also holds the record for taking only ten years to complete the achievement.
"12 Years a Slave" took home top honors at the awards ceremony, receiving trophies for Best Picture and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Lupita Nyong'o), and the Warner Bros. film "Gravity" took home the most awards of the evening. Click here for the list of winners.
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