From Maria Rainer to Gypsy Rose Lee: Celebrating the Stage Work of Laura Benanti

Photo Features   From Maria Rainer to Gypsy Rose Lee: Celebrating the Stage Work of Laura Benanti
 
The Tony Award winner celebrates her birthday July 15.
Laura Benanti in <i>Gypsy</i>.
Laura Benanti in Gypsy. Joan Marcus

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, who was last seen on Broadway in She Loves Me, celebrates her birthday July 15. Benanti received Tony Award nominations for her work in Swing!, Into the Woods, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and She Loves Me and won the 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, Go On, and Supergirl. She also played Elsa Schrader on NBC's The Sound of Music Live!

Flip through photos of her career below:

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