She Sings! She Dances! She Writes! Laura Benanti Will Pen Book of Comedic Essays

News   She Sings! She Dances! She Writes! Laura Benanti Will Pen Book of Comedic Essays
 
Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti will pen a collection of comedic essays for St. Martin’s Press, according to Entertainment Weekly. The book is planned for publication in fall 2016.

The actress, who has starred on Broadway in Nine, Gypsy, In the Next Room and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, among others, will recall her moving to New York to pursue a career in show business. She made her Broadway debut at age 18 in The Sound of Music. Read about her taking the stage as Maria here.

Laura Benanti
Laura Benanti

Benanti won the Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Musical for Gypsy and was nominated for Swing!, Into the Woods and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.

Benanti is currently starring in the New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. Read reviews of the production here.

She can be seen on "Nashville" and "The Good Wife," and will host the 2015 Drama Desk Awards May 31 at 8 PM at Town Hall.

Benanti is known for her comedic presence on social media. Watch her video about being a backstage tour guide here.

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