Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Idina Menzel, star of Broadway's Wicked and the original stage production of Rent, is coming to the Marcus Center tonight, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. to perform her brand new live show. Tickets, on sale beginning March 19 at 12 p.m., can be purchased through the Marcus Center Box Office at 414-273-7206 and online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more call 414-273-7121 ext. 210.
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.
"I am so thrilled to be going back on tour this summer. I am eager to reconnect with my audience, perform my favorite songs and explore some exciting new material," said Menzel.
Amazing audiences with her captivating performances, Menzel has a diverse career on the stage, in film, television, and in music. On March 6th, she released a CD and DVD entitled Idina Menzel LIVE: BAREFOOT AT THE SYMPHONY, a special journey through a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including a fresh spin on contemporary songs, led by legendary composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch, filmed at The Royal Conservatory's beautiful Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada.
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 Seedirected 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.
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel has a diverse career on the stage, in films and television, and in music. Idina is a powerhouse of talent, who constantly amazes audiences with her strong, emotional performances. For more information, please visit www.idinamenzel.com.
Idina Menzel will be at the Marcus Center tonight, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Uihlein Hall. Tickets start at $45 and vary depending on seat location. Tickets go on sale this Monday, March 19 at 12:00 p.m. and are available at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 N. Water Street Downtown Milwaukee, by calling 414-273-7206, online at Marcuscenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more call 414-273-7121 ext. 210.