Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony

Broadway World —  Idina Menzel’s PBS concert special, Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony, filmed in Toronto and  featuring husband Taye Diggs and legendary composer/conductor  Marvin Hamlisch — (1944–2012) is available on DVD and CD.

The concert can be purchased on Amazon

Menzel is preparing for the Broadway Musical If/Then, to start previews at the National Theatre in Washington D.C.- Nov 2013. If/Then goes to  Broadway ‑March 2014

Menzel filmed her second PBS special in Toronto on November 17–18 with the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony at Koerner Hall.

Menzel has a diverse career on stage and in film, television, and music. She recently appeared in the television hit Glee, and is currently on a sold-out tour, performing with leading orchestras around the country. In 2009 Ms. Menzel co-starred with Josh Groban in the concert version of Chess: The Musical, recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall and broadcast on PBS. In December 2005 she completed her role as the misunderstood Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked, for which she received a Tony Award for Lead Actress in a Musical and a Drama Desk Award nomination.

She reprised the role in London’s West End in September 2006, receiving the Theatregoers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Musical. She also starred in Michael John LaChiusa’s musical See What I Wanna See, directed by Ted Sperling at The Public Theater, garnering Drama Desk and Drama League Award nominations. Other honors included a Tony nomination for her debut performance as Maureen in the original production of Rent, and a Drama Desk nomination for her performance as Kate in Manhattan Theater Club’s Off-Broadway original musical, The Wild Party.

The concert can be purchased on Amazon

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