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American Repertory Theater at Harvard University will welcome audiences back for live performances in August with the world premiere of The Arboretum Experience. Created by playwright Kirsten Greenidge, musician Tim Hall, choreographer Jill Johnson, and director Summer L. Williams, the collaboration between the A.R.T. and the Arboretum features audio plays written and performed by artists from Boston and beyond.
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Pre-Broadway 1776; Idina Menzel in Wild; Whitney White's Macbeth in Stride Set for A.R.T. Season

American Repertory Theater has announced its in-person 2021-22 season. The season will kick off with two premieres: Ayodele Casel's Chasing Magic, exploring the magic of tap dance, and Whitney White's Macbeth in Stride, an examination of what it means to be an ambitious Black woman through the lens of Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth. The former, running September-October 2021, is directed by Torya Beard; the latter, which White will perform under the direction of Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar, runs October-November 2021.
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Idina Menzel and more Broadway stars who found success in Hollywood

Many of Hollywood's most successful actors and actresses got their start on the stage. In honor of Broadway star Idina Menzel's 50th birthday on May 30, 2021, Wonderwall.com is taking a look at some of the celebrities who also made the jump from Broadway to the big screen, starting with the birthday girl... Idina's first big Broadway role was as the original Maureen in the first production of "Rent" from 1995 to 1997. She went on to win a 2004 best actress Tony Award for her performance as the unforgettable Elphaba in "Wicked." Idina spoke of the success of "Wicked" to Playbill, explaining, "I always knew it was something special in the beginning, but I had no idea that it would become this phenomenon." She moved on to movies and TV with roles in "Enchanted," "Kissing Jessica Stein" and the hit show "Glee." The spotlight turned on Idina again when she voiced Elsa in Disney's 2013 animated juggernaut "Frozen" then returned for the film's 2019 sequel. Keep reading to see who else honed their acting chops on the Broadway stage before making it in Hollywood...
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Famous birthdays for May 30: Idina Menzel, Duncan Jones

May 30 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. -- Band leader/clarinet virtuoso Benny Goodman in 1909. -- Christine Jorgensen, author/first person to undergo successful sex-change operation, in 1926. -- Actor Clint Walker in 1927. -- Actor Keir Dullea in 1936 (age 85) --...
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Enchanted Sequel, With Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, and Idina Menzel, Begins Production

Production has begun in Ireland on Disenchanted, the sequel to Disney's live-action musical Enchanted, which will debut exclusively on Disney Plus in 2022. Returning from the first film are Amy Adams, who plays the hopelessly romantic and eternally optimistic Giselle, now married and living in Monroeville; Patrick Dempsey, who plays Giselle's cynical husband Robert Philip; James Marsden, who plays the dashing but daft Prince Edward; and Idina Menzel, who plays former dress maker Nancy Tremaine, who is now married to Prince edward. They will be joined by Maya Rudolph as Malvina, Giselle's new adversary, Kolton Stewart as Malvina's son, Yvette Nicole Brown as Rosalyn, Jayma Mays as Ruby, Oscar Nunez as Edgar, and Gabriella Baldacchino as Robert Philip's now grown daughter, Morgan.
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Movie Musical Will Have Original Songs by Camila Cabello and Idina Menzel

The upcoming Cinderella movie musical will feature original songs by stars Camila Cabello and Idina Menzel alongside contemporary pop tracks, it was revealed May 13 by Amazon Prime Video. The streamer also said that the film would premiere in September with an exact release date to be announced. The news...
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Movie, Starring Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, Billy Porter, to Debut on Amazon

The upcoming Camila Cabello-led Cinderella movie musical is now poised to debut on Amazon Prime Video. Deadline reports that the streaming giant is finalizing the acquisition of worldwide rights from Sony Pictures, which would align with the trend of streamer releases versus the traditional, pre-pandemic theatrical roll-out. As previously announced,...
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Idina Menzel, Kelly Marie Tran, Patrick Wilson, More Join 2021 Lineup for

Additional performers have been announced for Miscast21, MCC Theater's annual gala celebration that will stream May 16 on MCC’s YouTube Channel. Performing songs from roles in which they wouldn't traditionally be cast will be Tony winner Idina Menzel (Frozen, Wicked), Kelly Marie Tran (Raya and the Last Dragon, Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Tony nominee Patrick Wilson (The Full Monty, Fargo), Melissa Barrera (In the Heights film, Vida), Leslie Grace (In the Heights film), Cheyenne Jackson (American Horror Story, Xanadu), and Jai’Len Josey (SpongeBob SquarePants, The Secret Life of Bees).
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Idina Menzel, Kelly Marie Tran Join MCC Theater's 2021 Miscast Lineup

Further casting has been announced for MCC Theater's Miscast21 gala, premiering on YouTube on Sunday, May 16 at 8pm ET. The free broadcast will be available through Thursday, May 20 at 11:59pm ET. Newly added to the roster are Tony winner Idina Menzel, Kelly Marie Tran, Tony nominee Patrick Wilson,...
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Boston Office Rents 'Defying Gravity' As Lab Conversions, Leasing Pickup Stabilize Market and Watch Now: Idina Menzel, Shoshana Bean, & More Sing "Defying Gravity"

Boston Office Rents 'Defying Gravity' As Lab Conversions, Leasing Pickup Stabilize Market and Watch Now: Idina Menzel, Shoshana Bean, & More Sing «Defying Gravity». Watch Now: Idina Menzel, Shoshana Bean, & More Sing «Defying Gravity» and Boston Office Rents 'Defying Gravity' As Lab Conversions, Leasing Pickup Stabilize Market. Adventures of...
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Idina Menzel, James Marsden returning for ‘Enchanted’ sequel and Idina Menzel and James Marsden Have Signed On for 'Disenchanted'

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Idina Menzel Will Return to Enchanted Role in the Film's Sequel

Composer Alan Menken confirmed last week that Idina Menzel will be reprising the role she played in Enchanted for the film's upcoming sequel, Disenchanted. He also revealed that original cast member James Marsden will be returning. Menken revealed the news in an interview with JLGB Virtual. Enchanted stars Amy Adams...