Won Broadway's 2004 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for her role as Elphaba in "Wicked." She had previously been nominated as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) in 1996 for her portrayal of Maureen in "Rent."
Completed album and is preparing for the launch later this year. [July 2007]
Met husband Taye Diggs when both were starring in the original Broadway production of Rent. They later co-starred in The Wild Party (Off-Broadway) and Wicked (Broadway).
Won Tony award for Best Leading Actress in A Musical for portraying Elphaba in Wicked. [June 2004]
Name is pronounced "Ih-DEE-nah men-ZELL."