Menzel is set to return to Broadway for the first time since hitting it big in "Wicked." Producers announced this week that she will open in the new musical "If/Then" on March 27 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York, with preview performances to begin March 4.
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Michael Greif, who directed "Rent" and "Next to Normal," will stage the new musical. Before Broadway, "If/Then" will premiere in Washington at the National Theatre, with performances running Nov. 5 to Dec. 8.
Last December, Menzel appeared at Walt Disney Concert Hall for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's annual