After another icy accident as an adult, Elsa goes into exile, leaving a wintry curse on the kingdom in her wake., both roles which, like Elsa, are deeply associated with theatre legend Idina Menzel.Levy, 36, received the original Elsa’s blessing when she crossed paths with Menzel recently. You are the first person to be playing her on stage.” “I just thought that was an incredibly gracious thing to say,” Levy says, describing it as a humbling experience for an actor who spent her teenage years bedroom-mirror-singing to Menzel’s Maureen in When she was 19, she moved to New York after being accepted to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.“I think that when you’re young you have the benefit of being, um, stupid,” she laughs.The Broadway production began previews on March 15, 2012 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and officially opened on April 23, 2012.Levy and Fleeshman remained in the production until its premature closure on August 18, 2012.“I knew I was going to marry him on the third date,” she says.Today their son, Izaiah, is almost 2, and shares the family’s musical DNA.I relate to her so much, this need to have everything be perfect and then hit a point in your life where you think, you know what? I don’t know how to do this, but I’m going to do it anyway.“I am going to hope that people like what I do, but I can’t live my life for them.I have to live it for myself, and just give the best of myself.
“Believe it or not,” Levy says, “there are some people who haven’t seen .”If you can believe that, this is for you: sisters (and princesses, naturally) Elsa and Anna are best friends, until Elsa accidentally injures Anna (played onstage by Patti Murin) with her misunderstood ice magic.
In 2008, Levy starred as Elphaba in the Los Angeles sit-down production of Wicked.
She had previously understudied the role on Broadway and briefly served as standby in Los Angeles.
Levy recalls Menzel telling her, “I’m just the voice . “Which is a great gift because you leap with both feet and a full heart.
I think it gets harder to do that the older you get.”.
Levy recently starred as Sheila in the Broadway revival of Hair, which began previews on March 6, 2009 and opened March 31, 2009 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. In 2011 Levy originated the role of Molly Jensen in Ghost the Musical, which opened at Manchester Opera House in March for a seven-week run before transferring to London's West End at The Piccadilly Theatre from June 24, 2011.