TONY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS, SINGER AND STAR OF FROZEN, IF/THEN, WICKED AND GLEE, IDINA MENZEL PERFORMS AT SANDS BETHLEHEM EVENT CENTER
Tickets for IDINA MENZEL range from $69.50 to $99.50 and go on sale Friday, DECEMBER 5th at 10 am.
Hot on the heels of a remarkable year that included performing the smash hit “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen at the 86th annual Academy Awards, a triumphant return to Broadway in the musical If/Then, a Best Actress Tony Award nomination and the release of this season’s must-have Christmas album Holiday Wishes, superstar Idina Menzel announced today that she will head out on a global tour in 2015.
Idina 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 Rent. Menzel also appeared as Sheila in the Encores! production of Hair and starred as Amneris in Broadway’s Aida. She currently stars as “Elizabeth” in the original Broadway production If/Then, by Pulitzer Prize-winning team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey.
Meanwhile, on the big screen, she voiced Elsa, in Disney’s “Frozen” which became the highest-grossing animated film of all time. On top of that, “Let It Go”, the song she performed for the film, and at the 86th Annual Academy Awards, won an Oscar for Best Original Song.
In addition to Frozen, 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 Salma Hayek and Colin Farrell. Her first big role on TV came in 2010. She landed a a recurring role on Glee, Fox’s smash hit series, as fan-favorite Shelby Corcoran, Rachel’s biological mother. She has also appeared on Private Practice, Kevin Hill, and Rescue Me.
Idina made history as the first person with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting.
Lauded for her strong yet emotional performances, Menzel recently concluded a highly successful international tour, concluding with a sold-out performance at Radio City Music Hall.
Accompanied by world-renowned symphonies, she played to sold-out audiences and demonstrated why she is one of the great performers, earning her second WhatsOnStage Theatregoers’ Choice Award for Best Solo Performance in 2013. The Denver Post dubbed her “The Streisand of her generation,” while The New York Times praised her as “an entertainer with a phenomenal voice…Diana Ross with ten times the stamina and lung power.”
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About Vision Entertainment
Vision Entertainment Group was formed to become one of the region’s leading providers of entertainment, culture and tourism products and services. Vision Entertainment Group heads up the operation of The Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Striving to become one of the top entertainment development firms in the country and stretching its arms across the Atlantic to embrace the growing demand in the entertainment industry.
SMG is the leader in worldwide entertainment and convention venue management. The organization’s 35 year history of superior facility management can be attributed to the many partnerships, relationships and resources they have developed with their clients-both municipal and private. Their expertise in operations, management, logistics and creative problem-solving has allowed them to expand their business to include convention centers, exhibition halls, trade centers, arenas & stadiums, performing arts centers, and equestrian centers.
Rick Schoenen, Alliance Media Group
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