Published On: Thu, Feb 11th, 2016

Frozen to Become a MUSICAL: Will Idina Menzel Return to Broadway to Reprise Her Film Role?

BOX office hit Frozen will be adapted for Broadway after becoming the most successful animated movie of all time.

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The winter themed Frozen is set to land on Broadway in 2018 alongside other Disney hits and will reportedly include the freshest talent. The musical has reportedly earned Disney an impressive $1.27 billion worldwide and its signature song Let It Go even won an Oscar so it’s no wonder it’s taking to the stage.

The film was inspired by a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale of two sisters overcome a series of setbacks to save their kingdom which has become trapped in perpetual winter due to Snow Queen Elsa’s magical powers.

The show will be the ninth musical Disney has adapted for theatre.  The company has not yet announced a cast but many fans of the film will be keen to know if Idina Menzel, who voiced Elsa, will return to Broadway to reprise her role.

At the moment the original writers as the 2013 blockbuster, with music and lyrics by husband and wife team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez.

Disney has revealed that it will mount a development production of Frozen outside of New York in summer 2017 before it makes it’s debut on Broadway the following Spring.

 

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