Laura Benanti's Elsa Shows Attitude in Fun GIFs from NBC's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
On last night's live broadcast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC on NBC, Laura Benanti brought some serious attitude to her character -- Baroness Elsa Schraeder.
Now, Celebuzz has created a series of GIFs showing her best "reaction" moments, from subtle sighs to haughty dismissals, Benanti's got this part in the bag.
THE SOUND OF MUSIC starred Grammy winner Carrie Underwood as 'Maria,' Audra McDonald ("Private Practice"), who has won five Tony Awards and two Grammys, as Mother Abbess; Stephen Moyer ("True Blood"), as Capt. Georg von Trapp; Tony Award winner Christian Borle ("Smash"), who portrayed von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler; and Tony winner Laura Benanti ("Go On"), who took on the role of Elsa Schrader, the captain's one-time fiancee.
The NBC television event, included studio recordings for all of the musical numbers that were performed by the cast members in the live broadcast, including Rodgers and Hammerstein favorites "The Sound of Music," "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," among others.
Executive producers for the telecast were Neil Meron and Craig Zadan ("Smash," "The Academy Awards"). Directors are Rob Ashford ("Evita") and Beth McCarthy-Miller ("30 Rock"). David Chase ("Cinderella") served as musical director.