The award-winning singing actress was asked whether she would consider performing in a straight play. Menzel answered, “Yep. It's already in the works.” To date, Menzel's Broadway outings have all been in musical productions: Rent, Aida, Wicked and If/Then.Read the complete interview, which also includes Menzel's thoughts about a Wicked movie, here.
Menzel, who won a Tony Award for her performance as Elphaba in the aforementioned Wicked, announced her engagement to actor Aaron Lohr September 23 via Twitter.
As if this week couldn't get any better I have wonderful news... my man and I are engaged! We are so happy. It's a beautiful time.— Idina Menzel (@idinamenzel) September 23, 2016
Lohr was seen in the 2005 film adaptation of Rent alongside Menzel; he played Steve in the Life Support group. He also performed with Menzel in Michael John LaChiusa’s See What I Wanna See and was seen in the original Off-Broadway production of the pop opera bare.
The actress was previously married to Rent co-star Taye Diggs, but the two separated in late 2013 after ten years of marriage.