From Maria Rainer to Gypsy Rose Lee! Celebrating the Stage Work of Birthday Gal Laura Benanti

Photos   From Maria Rainer to Gypsy Rose Lee! Celebrating the Stage Work of Birthday Gal Laura Benanti
 
Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, who will return to Broadway later this season in She Loves Me, celebrates her birthday July 15. We look at her varied stage, screen and concert career. Happy birthday, Laura!

Benanti received Tony Award nominations for her work in Swing!, Into the Woods and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and won Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony for her performance in Gypsy. Her stage work also includes Nine, The Wedding Singer and In the Next Room.

Her TV work includes "The Playboy Club," "Law & Order: SVU," "Royal Pains" and "Go On." She recently played Elsa Schrader on NBC's The Sound of Music Live!

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