Frozen queen Idina Menzel to captivate Bristol audience

PUBLISHED: 12:00 02 June 2017

Idina Menzel. Picture: Max Vadukul

Idina Menzel. Picture: Max Vadukul

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The Queen of stage and screen will bring her magical show to a top Bristol venue.

Tony award-winning superstar Idina Menzel will return to the UK this month as part of her 2017 world tour.

The star has captivated audiences at sold-out concerts around the world with her irresistible charm, wit and incredible vocals.

Idina rose to fame in 1995 after she took on the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent.

But she became a household name after securing the lead role in the award-winning West End and Broadway hit, Wicked, where she played Elphaba alongside Kristin Chenoweth, who starred as her on-stage sister, Glinda the Good Witch.

The show has gone on to become a family classic, following the life of the Wicked Witch Of The West before Dorothy came to Oz.

Menzel then swapped the stage for the screen when she lent her voice to Queen Elsa in Disney’s award-winning film, Frozen.

The film’s hit song, Let It Go, became one of the most recognised Disney songs in history and won two awards at the Grammys and Academy Awards.

The song also topped the charts in the UK, United States, Australia and Canada.

Menzel was also cast as a recurring actress on the popular TV show, Glee, where she played a rival choir’s vocal coach.

The singer and actress has enjoyed a wealth of success in all fields, securing 12 awards and an additional 20 nominations.

Following the release of her fifth album, idina, the star embarked on her world tour.

The tour will see the Disney queen perform some of her popular hits including Defying Gravity and Let It Go as well as songs from her latest album such as I Stand and Here.

Idina’s previous albums have all placed in the UK’s top 100 and she has had a number of records turn multi-platinum, including Let It Go.

She has been praised globally for her astounding voice and her range of genres, covering music from jazz and rock to Motown and soul.

Idina Menzel will be at Colston Hall, in Colston Street, at 7.30pm on June 14.

Tickets, priced £37.62-91.38, are available from 01172 034040 or online via www.colstonhall.org


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