Laura Benanti Will Headline Long Wharf Theatre’s 2019 Gala in Connecticut

Benefits and Galas   Laura Benanti Will Headline Long Wharf Theatre’s 2019 Gala in Connecticut
 
The My Fair Lady star and Tony Award winner's show Tales From Soprano Isle features songs and stories from her life on the stage and screen.
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On June 3, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti takes the stage for Long Wharf Theatre's 2019 gala in Connecticut. In her show Tales From Soprano Isle, Benanti will trace her journey to the Great White Way through tales and tunes.

Currently starring as Eliza Doolittle in the Lincoln Center Theater revival of My Fair Lady, Benanti was previously seen in Steve Martin’s Broadway comedy Meteor Shower. She's also starred in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Gypsy, the latter of which earned her Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

The New Haven gala kicks off with a cocktail reception prior to the performance on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre and finishes with a dessert reception. For more information, visit LongWharf.org.

Benanti has been a special guest performer on Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the Rhône River 2 April 7–14, 2019, featuring Melissa Errico, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Marc Kudisch, and Seth Rudetsky, and Broadway in the Great Northwest, Playbill Travel’s first domestic cruise, will bring passengers on a journey through the Pacific Northwest from April 26–May 4, 2020. Playbill Travel is currently accepting waitlist travelers for its sold out cruises: Broadway in Bordeaux With Michael Feinstein (September 1–9, 2019) and Broadway on the High Seas: The Greek Isles (June 24–July 1, 2019). Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.

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