Tony award-winning actress and singer Idina Menzel visits Grand Sierra Resort in 2017 World Tour
For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Reno, Nev. – After releasing her fifth solo studio album ‘Idina’ last fall, Tony Award- winning superstar Idina Menzel announced that she will head out on a global spring and summer tour that will include more than 50 cities. In addition to major cities such as Los Angeles and Chicago, Menzel will stop at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s Grand Theatre on Friday, Aug. 25.
Tony Award-winning icon Idina Menzel has a diverse career that traverses stage, film, television and music. Menzel’s voice can be heard as Elsa in Disney’s global box office smash Frozen, in which she sings the film’s Oscar-winning song “Let It Go,” and in the follow-up short, Frozen Fever. After her performance of the multi-platinum song at the 86th annual Academy Awards, she made history as the first person with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting. Menzel capped 2016 with the release of her fifth original solo studio album ‘idina.’, and filmed Lifetime’s remake of Beaches, set to air January 21, 2017, in which she portrays the role of ‘CC,’ made famous by Bette Midler. Menzel earned her first Tony nomination as Maureen in the Pulitzer Prize winner Rent, and won the award for her performance as Elphaba in Wicked. Other notable roles include Rachel Berry’s mother, Shelby Corcoran, on the hit television show Glee as well as starring opposite Susan Sarandon and Amy Adams in Disney’s Enchanted. Menzel starred in her own PBS special, Barefoot at the Symphony, with an accompanying live album of the same name, and her highly successful 2015 international concert tour included a sold-out performance at Radio City Music Hall. Menzel also performed the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015, which was the most-watched television program in U.S. history. In addition to cast albums, Menzel’s prolific recording career includes the solo albums ‘idina.’, ‘I Stand’, ‘Here’ and ‘Still I Can’t Be Still’. Her first-ever Christmas album Holiday Wishes, released October 2014 on Warner Bros. Records, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart and received rave reviews. Menzel’s most recent Broadway role as ‘Elizabeth’ in the original production IF/THEN earned her critical acclaim and her third Tony nomination. For more information regarding Menzel's recent appearance on Buzzfeed, click here and for more information on Idina Menzel, please visit www.idinamenzel.com.
Called ‘the Streisand of her generation’ by The Denver Post, Menzel has captivated audiences at sold-out concerts around the world with her irresistible charm, wit and unparalleled vocal prowess. Menzel regularly invites children on stage at every show, engaging her audience in a powerful way (here). Throughout the show, Menzel will lead audiences through a special journey of songs from her latest album as well as other classic pop and musical theater favorites. Tickets start at $59 and are on sale now at www.grandsierraresort.com or by calling 1-800-648-3568.