STAGE VIEWS: Bonnie & Clyde Star Laura Osnes

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Playbill.com's new series features brief chats with Broadway actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-mail, we speak with singing actress Laura Osnes.

Laura Osnes
Laura Osnes Joseph Marzullo/WENN

What show recently impressed you?
War Horse — I finally got to see it last September, and I was blown away. It's more than just a play, it's a theatrical experience; a life-changing piece of art! It was epic, like a movie, and I found myself weeping, laughing, and even once shouting out loud from my seat! It's a must-see.

What production are you most excited to see?
Newsies, of course! I got to see opening night at Paper Mill last summer and am thrilled that this show is getting a Broadway run. Plus, I wouldn't miss an opportunity to see and cheer on my pals Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay!

What play/musical would you most like to revive on Broadway, and which role would you want to play?
I've always wanted to be Belle in Beauty and the Beast. Getting to be any Disney princess would be lovely, haha!

What are your current/upcoming projects?
I have a couple readings this month and other projects in the works but aren't allowed to talk about them yet... You'll find out soon!

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On Broadway Laura Osnes has been seen in Bonnie & Clyde, Anything Goes and South Pacific; she made her Broadway debut as Sandy in Grease, having won NBC’s reality competition “Grease: You’re the One That I Want.” Her regional credits include Bonnie & Clyde (San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award), Broadway: Three Generations (Kim McAfee) and Pride and Prejudice (Elizabeth Bennet).

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