Idina Menzel, New York’s sensational pop music artist is bringing her signature sounds to the Heinz Hall!
Idina Kim Menzel (birth name Idina Kim Mentzel) was born in Queens in 1971 and is an actress, singer, and songwriter. She began her musical journey at the age of 15 by working as a wedding and bar mitzvah singer and went on to get a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She began her professional career in 1996 with a role in the award winning rock musical, Rent. She’s also had a stellar music career with 5 studio albums, 1 live album, 2 soundtrack albums, 7 extended plays, and 15 singles. Her most well known song is Let It Go from Disney's 2013 animated feature film Frozen. It was a top 10 hit in the US, Ireland, and Japan and it’s been certified Gold in New Zealand, Platinum in the UK and Japan, double Platinum in Canada, 4 times Platinum in Australia, and 8 times Platinum in the US. She’s collaborated with many renowned artists such as Tracie Thoms, Michael Bublé, Kristen Bell, Kristin Chenoweth, Ray Charles, Rhydian Roberts, Elaine Paige, George Benson, and Jennifer Nettles.
Don’t miss your chance to see the winner of Tonys and Oscars alike, best known for her roles in the Broadway musicals Rent and Wicked as well as the Disney film Frozen!