Tony winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy) took over the role of Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Center Theater’s current revival of My Fair Lady beginning October 23. Take a look at footage of her star turn in the video above.
Now on Broadway seven shows a week, Benanti stars alongside Tony nominee Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle, Rosemary Harris as Mrs. Higgins, Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce, and Clarke Thorell as Professor Zoltan Karpathy.
The production is directed by Tony winner Barlett Sher and choreographed by Tony winner Christopher Gattelli and features scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Catherine Zuber, lighting design by Donald Holder, and sound design by Marc Salzberg.
Benanti most recently appeared on Broadway in Steve Martin’s comedy Meteor Shower. Prior to that, she starred as Amalia Balash in Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2016 revival of She Loves Me, for which she earned a Tony nomination. The actor appeared as Candela in Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in 2010, also directed by Sher and choreographed by Gattelli, and Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room.