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Idina Menzel in concert at Apollo Theatre Shaftesbury Ave
Idina Menzel will perform in concert at the Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, from 8 to 14 Oct 2012.
Backed by a 25-piece orchestra live on stage, Idina will sing songs from her diverse musical theatre and pop music repertoire, including a few personal favourites and some 'exciting' new material.
Idina Menzel is best known for originating the role of Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway. She subsequently reprised the role in the in the original West End cast. Idina made her debut Broadway performance as Maureen, in the musical Rent.She is also known for her television work, particularly her recurring guest starring role on Glee, in which she played Rachel Berry's mum and the coach of rival Glee club Vocal Adrenaline.
As a singer / songwriter, Idina writes and performs her own music, and has undertaken tours promoting her solo albums. She recently released her first live concert album and DVD, Idina Menzel LIVE: Barefoot at the Symphony, recorded in Toronto on her international symphony tour.
(Following her performance at the Apollo, she takes her concert to Usher Hall in Edinburgh Tue 16 Oct and Palace Theatre Manchester on Wed 17 Oct 2012.)