Idina Menzel to star in new Broadway play

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Syosset-raised Idina Menzel, who won a Tony Award as the green witch in "Wicked," is planning a return to Broadway, The Associated Press reports. Producers of a new musical, by the creators of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Next to Normal," announced Thursday that Menzel will star in "I/Then," which will open on Broadway in March 2014. The producers said the musical will center on Menzel's character, Elizabeth, who on the verge of turning 40, moves to New York.

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