Idina Menzel on embracing your uniqueness

Idina Menzel by Bruce GilbertActor and singer Idina Menzel commented in an interview about what her character Elphaba in “Wicked” meant to her, especially in terms of the courage to be yourself.

“When you’re an artist usually you have to take risks and usually you have to put yourself on the line and go against the grain in order to be great and unique.

“And then you sort of stand up for what you believe and are able to resist the negativity and things people will say to you. So that’s one aspect of Elphaba.”

Continued in my Creative Mind post Idina Menzel on Embracing Your Uniqueness.

[Photo: “Idina Menzel takes the stage at the Nikon Theater at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Friday, July 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert” – from post.]