Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Are Expecting

Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs

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updated 03/31/2009 AT 3:00 PM ET

originally published 03/31/2009 AT 5:05 PM ET

Talk about some powerhouse pipes.

Broadway belters Taye Diggs, 38, and Idina Menzel, 37, are expecting their first baby, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The longtime couple – who met on the 1996 Broadway production of Rent and married in January 2003 – will welcome their new arrival later this year.

Diggs costars on the ABC drama Private Practice and Menzel won a Tony Award for her turn in the 2003 Broadway production of the musical Wicked.


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