Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel

 

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Idina Kim Menzel (/ɪˈdnə mɛnˈzɛl/; née Mentzel;[1][2] born May 30, 1971)[1] is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.

Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination in 1996. She reprised the role in the musical's 2005 film adaptation. In 2003, Menzel originated the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked, a performance for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Menzel returned to Broadway as Elizabeth Vaughan in the 2014 musical If/Then, which earned her a third Tony Award nomination.

Additionally, Menzel is known for portraying the role of Shelby Corcoran on the musical dramedy TV series Glee from 2010 to 2013 and Nancy Tremaine in the 2007 Disney live action/animated film Enchanted. She also voiced Queen Elsa in Walt Disney Animation Studios' hit 2013 computer-animated musical film Frozen, in which she sang the Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning song "Let It Go". The song reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Menzel the first Tony Award-winning actress to reach the top 10.[3] She ultimately won a Grammy award for the film's soundtrack. Her album Holiday Wishes was released in 2014 and reached number 6 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it her highest charting album to date.

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Olaf's Frozen Adventure
 
Olaf's Frozen Adventure is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated featurette, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Never Never Land
Song
Never Never Land is a song by musical artist Idina Menzel, released on October 13, 2017.
Frozen
 
Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Enchanted
 
Enchanted is a 2007 American musical fantasy romantic comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Pictures with New York Academy Barry Sonnenfeld and Josephson Entertainment.

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Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates
  –  March 12, 2018
Today, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter and global superstar Josh Groban ... multi-platinum recording artist and actress, Idina Menzel. Josh Groban: Bridges Tour kicks off in Duluth, Georgia on October 18th and will hit over 17 cities ...
'Frozen' singer Idina Menzel warms up for icy Super Bowl Live gig
  –  January 26, 2018
Idina Menzel has done it before. Once. In New York City. On New Year’s Eve. In Times Square. She sang outside in the cold. Freezing cold. “Zero degrees,” she recalled of that night in 2014. Well, weather records indicate that it was 27 degrees but ...
Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates
  –  March 12, 2018
Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel has a diverse career that traverses stage, film, television and music. Idina's voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney's global box office smash FROZEN, in which she sings the film's Oscar-winning song "Let It Go," and in ...
'Frozen' singer Idina Menzel warms up for icy Super Bowl Live gig
  –  January 26, 2018
Idina Menzel has done it before. Once ... “He’s starting to see how cool his mom is,” continued Menzel. “He’s just getting into music. He would like to come [to Minneapolis] to see Prince’s house.” Menzel has had a varied and successful ...
New Shows: Josh Groban, Paramore, the War & Treaty, Trashcan Sinatras and more...
  –  March 12, 2018
Mark Kozelek, Sept. 4 at the Magic Bag. Tickets, $20, on sale now. Visit themagicbag.com. • Josh Groban and Idina Menzel, Nov. 7 at Little Caesars Arena. Tickets are $35-$199.50 and on sale Friday, March 16. Visit 313Presents.com. Gary Graff is a ...
Josh Groban and Idina Menzel Announce Fall 2018 Tour Dates
  –  March 12, 2018
Today, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter and global superstar Josh Groban announces his Fall 2018, Arena tour. This is Josh's first tour since his sold-out Stages Tour 2015/2016 and joining him throughout the tour is Tony-Award winning, multi ...
Why Enchanted 2 Has Taken So Long To Get Made
  –  March 10, 2018
Perhaps the most exciting is that there will be many more musical numbers the second time around, no doubt partly to feature the talents of both Amy Adams and Idina Menzel. As planned right now, there's more singing and dancing than there was in the first ...
Listen to FROZEN Broadway Musical’s New Elsa Ballad “Dangerous to Dream”
  –  March 9, 2018
“Dangerous to Dream” was performed by Caissie Levy, the actress who is stepping into the role made famous by Idina Menzel. All of the new songs were written and composed by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the team behind Frozen‘s original musi
'Coco' Producer Says A Queer Pixar Protagonist Would Be 'A Dream'
  –  March 7, 2018
“Frozen” writer and co-director Jennifer Lee has been coy on whether or not Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, would have a same-sex love interest in the future.
Top 10 snow movies for a snow day
  –  March 7, 2018
8) Frozen. Another one for the kiddies, this Disney classic made Idina Menzel famous to people who've never been to a Broadway show. 9) Mystery Alaska. Local players in an Alaskan hockey town get the opportunity to play the New York Rangers. 10 ...
You Oughta Know! Elizabeth Stanley & More to Lead Alanis Morissette Musical Jagged Little Pill
  –  March 6, 2018
Plot details and additional casting will be revealed at a later date. Tony winner Idina Menzel led a 2017 reading of the show. The previously announced musical features a book by Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno), music by Morissette and Glen Ballard (Ghost ...
How many times will the Oscars reference the Best Picture mishap? [POLL]
  –  March 6, 2018
Chances are very high Kimmel will mention it in his monologue, like how 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris mocked John Travolta’s mangling of Idina Menzel’s name into Adele Dazeem the year prior in his opener. “Benedict Cumberbatch: It’s not only the ...
Will the cool of a smart British director prove the right temperature for 'Frozen'?
  –  March 6, 2018
That was sung on-screen by Idina Menzel as the tormented Elsa, the young queen cursed with an ice-making power that bedevils her subjects and sends her into self-imposed exile. And it's a show in which frostiness itself is almost a character. As the ...
When Will the Oscars Recognize Andy Serkis and Doug Jones?
  –  March 6, 2018
The same could easily be said for more recent performances like Amy Poehler and Phyllis Smith in Inside Out, Idina Menzel in Frozen, George Clooney in Fantastic Mr. Fox, Peter O’Toole in Ratatouille, Dakota Fanning and Teri Hatcher in Coraline ...
Top 5 Most Viral Oscars Moments: Adrien Brody Kisses Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence Trips
  –  March 5, 2018
The flub of all flubs! The Grease actor totally obliterated Idina Menzel’s name at the 2014 Academy Awards, introducing the Frozen singer to the stage as “Adele Dazeem” prior to her live performance of “Let It Go.” The Internet reacted ...
Liberal columnists mock parents opposing a lesbian Elsa in ‘Frozen 2’
  –  March 5, 2018
“What better excuse could a socially conservative, Frozen-averse parent have to banish the voice of Idina Menzel from his car stereo, than conclusive evidence she is a cog in the homosexual indoctrination machine?” Teitel asked. Mahdawi maintains that ...
Artist Nathan Wyburn Creates Portraits in the Snow
  –  March 4, 2018
Jon Snow seemed perfect due to his name, Elsa in Frozen is voiced by Idina Menzel — so she was a great choice too, and then I wanted to recreate an iconic work of art — Snow’na Lisa seemed fitting!” We’re here for this artist’s unique snow art ...
'Moonlight' Cast to Be Presented With Best Picture Award Again
  –  March 2, 2018
It was the flub heard (and mocked) around the world. John Travolta had a major misstep at the 2014 Oscars while presenting Frozen star and Broadway legend Idina Menzel. “Please welcome the wickedly talented, one and only Adele Dazeem,” he said while ...
33 Most Bizarre Oscars Moments of All Time: J.Law Stumbled, Franco Snoozed, Halle Berry Assaulted
  –  March 2, 2018
We remember the moment Jack Palance dropped to the stage and started doing one-armed pushups as much as we remember cringing as John Travolta fumbled Idina Menzel's name. Oscars have been synonymous with iconic moments for as long as they've been around ...
'Tons of conversations about it': Director of Frozen sequel reveals Disney COULD give Idina Menzel's character Elsa a girlfriend
  –  March 2, 2018
Elsa could potentially have a girlfriend in the second Frozen movie. In an interview with The Huffington Post, Jennifer Lee—the co-director of the upcoming sequel—revealed that Disney is having 'tons of conversations' about the fans who want to see the ...
Is Elsa from ‘Frozen’ going to have a girlfriend? The sequel’s director comments on rumors
  –  March 2, 2018
"It means the world to us that we're part of these conversations." As for Elsa and Anna in real life, also known as Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, they are on board for Elsa to have a girlfriend. Earlier when #GiveElsaagirlfriend trended, Menzel said she ...
‘Frozen 2’ Might Be Feature Disney Princess Elsa With A Girlfriend
  –  March 2, 2018
The voice of Elsa, Idina Menzel, thinks “it’s a wonderful idea.” The discussion about a gay Disney princess is something she supports. “[It’s] a wonderful conversation that we should all have about whether a Disney princess or queen could be gay ...
From 'Cabaret' to 'Wicked,' Joel Grey will share his legendary career at Garden Theatre
  –  March 2, 2018
In 2003, alongside Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, he opened the Broadway musical “Wicked” — though he didn’t know he was starring in a blockbuster. “No one did,” he said. Then the audience arrived. “The minute we played our first preview ...
Elsa Coming Out as a Lesbian? Disney's 'Frozen 2' Could Showcase an LGBTQ Couple
  –  March 1, 2018
The Huffington Post also wrote that Idina Menzel, who voices Queen Elsa, said she's "excited people are talking about the possibility." LGBTQ activists are already flooding social media in support of the idea: I can't wait for Elsa to get a gf and have her ...
Elsa from Frozen could become Disney’s first animated gay character
  –  March 1, 2018
Echoing comments made by Idina Menzel, who voices Else and previously said she was “excited” her character has become part of the queer conversation, Lee added, “I love everything people are saying [and] people are thinking about with our film ...
Will Elsa Have a Girlfriend in 2019 'Frozen' Sequel?
  –  March 1, 2018
We’ll see where we go.” Actress Idina Menzel, the voice of Elsa, said in a May 2016 interview on Entertainment Tonight, "I think it's great. Disney's just gotta contend with that. I'll let them figure that out." “Frozen” became an instant hit in ...
'Frozen' singer Idina Menzel warms up for icy Super Bowl Live gig
  –  January 26, 2018
Idina Menzel has done it before. Once. In New York City. On New Year’s Eve. In Times Square. She sang outside in the cold. Freezing cold. “Zero degrees,” she recalled of that night in 2014. Well, weather records indicate that it was 27 degrees but ...

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