Photo Flash: First Look - Laura Benanti Guests on CBS's ELEMENTARY
Broadway vet Laura Benanti will guest star on the upcoming episode of CBS's Elementary titled "Poison Pen". In the episode, when the CEO of a financial consulting company is poisoned to death, Holmes and Watson are called upon to track down the killer. Meanwhile, a woman from Sherlock's past (Benanti) emerges as a possible suspect. The episode airs on Thursday, Oct. 17 (10:01 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Check out photos below!
Benanti received a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and a Tony Nomination for her starring role in the Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown for Lincoln Center, where she also starred inSarah Ruhl's In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play. Ms. Benanti also demonstrated her comic flair in The Public Theater's production of Christopher Durang's Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them.
Ms. Benanti earned the 2008 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her revelatory portrayal of Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy opposite Patti LuPone and directed by Arthur Laurents. Her other Broadway roles include her Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominated performance of Cinderella in Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods and her sultry Tony nominated turn in Swing! She also starred opposite Antonio Banderas as his muse in the celebrated revival of Nine. Benanti began her multifaceted career as Maria in The Sound of Music opposite Richard Chamberlain.
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