Tony Winner Menzel to Perform During Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
11 Nov 2008
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, whose new solo recording is titled "I Stand," will be part of the upcoming Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
According to her official website, Menzel will take part in the annual parade, which is scheduled for Nov. 27. As previously reported, Menzel's Wicked co-star, Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, will also perform during this year's celebration.
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 film credits include "Ask the Dust," "Rent" and "Enchanted."
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.