PHOTO CALL: Laura Benanti, Jeffrey Tambor, "Smash" Cast, Sean Hayes and More at NBC Season Preview
By Matthew Blank
June 5, 2011
Laura Benanti, Jeffrey Tambor, the "Smash" cast, Sean Hayes and many more were on hand May 16 as NBC previewed its 2011-2012 primetime offerings.
"'Smash' is a musical drama that celebrates the beauty and heartbreak of the Broadway theatre as it follows a cross-section of dreamers and schemers who all have one common desire — to be a 'Smash.'" The show features Megan Hilty, Debra Messing, Christian Borle and more.
Benanti is featured in "The Playboy Club." The drama revolves around "working-class bunnies (Amber Heard, Jenna Dewan) and the men who love them (Eddie Cibrian) in the 1960s, where crooners, mob bosses, politicians and Chicago's elite play." Benanti plays a singer in the Playboy Club.
Other Broadway names on hand were Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong, who star in "Awake," and Jeffrey Tambor, who appears on the series "Bent" with Amanda Peet.
Here is a look at the starry event:
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|Leah Renee, Naturi Naughton, David Krumholtz, Amber Heard, Wes Ramsey, Jenna Dewan and Laura Benanti|
|Photo by Heidi Gutman/NBC|