Idina Menzel

American Music Awards guests talk 'Hamilton' and Pence

Stars at the American Music Awards are still thinking about the "Hamilton" cast's statement to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, for which President-elect Donald Trump is demanding an apology.

Broadway star Idina Menzel said the theater is the perfect place to provoke thought, as the "Hamilton" cast did when they told Pence after a recent show that they hoped it would inspire him to work for all Americans.

"It's the right place and it's beautiful and that's what theater's all about: It's about being thought-provoking," Menzel said Sunday on her way into the American Music Awards, where she was set to take the stage as a presenter. "And...