Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Idina Menzel, and star of Broadway’s Wicked and the original stage production of Rent, will grace the stage in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on June 10, 2012 performing her brand new live show.
Idina Menzel - ‘Poker Face’ (from LIVE: Barefoot at the Symphony)
Tickets for Idina Menzel in Reynolds Hall will go on sale March 23 and start at $26 and are available at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts by calling (702) 982-7805 or by visiting www.thesmithcenter.com. Tickets can also be purchased in person at The Smith Center ticket office at 361 Symphony Park Avenue.
Garnering huge critical acclaim, Menzel reached superstardom on Broadway with her Tony Award-winning performance as Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl, in the blockbuster Wicked and in her Tony-nominated role as Maureen in the revolutionary Rent. This season, Menzel reprised her role on “Glee,” FOX’s smash hit television series, as Shelby Corcoran, Rachel’s biological mother.
Amazing audiences with her captivating performances, Menzel has a diverse career on the stage, in film, television, and in music. With the March 6th release of her CD and DVD entitled IDINA MENZEL LIVE: BAREFOOT AT THE SYMPHONY, Menzel presents a special journey through a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including a fresh spin on contemporary songs.
Menzel also premiered Wicked in London’s West End to rave reviews and received a Theatergoers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Menzel’s talents garnered a Drama Desk Award nomination, as well as a Drama League Award nomination for her role in See What I Wanna See directed by Ted Sperling at The Public Theater. Menzel also appeared in ABC’s television series “Private Practice.”
Menzel’s film credits include Disney’s romantic fable, Enchanted where she appeared opposite Susan Sarandon, Patrick Dempsey and Amy Adams; Rent, in which she reprised her role as Maureen; and a co-starring role in Robert Towne’s Ask the Dust, opposite Selma Hayek and Colin Farrell. Idina is a powerhouse of talent, who constantly amazes audiences with her strong, emotional performances. Photo credit: Robin Wong
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