Skip To Content

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
The Schmooze

Idina Menzel to Sing at Superbowl

Getty Images

Idina Menzel is finally getting the recognition she deserves. It’s been almost two decades since the Jewish diva made her broadway debut. She originated some of our favorite broadway roles, like Rent’s Maureen Johnson and Wicked’s Elphaba. But it was Disney’s record breaking “Frozen” that catapulted Menzel to rockstar-level fame. Many of us still can’t stop singing her character Elsa’s “Let It Go”.

Now Idina Menzel is set to hit another milestone; she’ll be preforming the national anthem at the Super Bowl. It’s been confirmed that the singer will preform “The Star Spangled Banner” from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1. Proving again why she was one of our 2014 Forward 50.

Her performance will definitely make this year’s Super Bowl extra Jewish. And extra soulful.


Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.