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Has Laura Benanti come out the stage door since the Tonys?

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I know that Laura Benanti used to come out the stage door regularly when Gypsy started its run, but the only report I've seen of her coming out the stage door in the past month was the Tuesday after the Tonys (the first show after she got the award). Does anyone know of any other times she has come out and signed since the Tony awards?
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She didn't come out the Thursday or Friday after Tony night. But thats all I know of.
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Yesterday when I was waiting in the Xanadu rush line at around 5:30, Laura and her husband walked down the sidewalk and then crossed the street to go to Broadway Barks, so I'm assuming she would have come out of the stage door and signed for fans waiting after the matinee.
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Maybe, like Louise Brookes and Junior Laemmle, she's just "gone to bed."
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The title of this thread made me laugh at the thought that she has NOT left the theater since winning a Tony. She is SO infatuated with the idea of her being this Broadway mega star that she has yet to come out into the real world! She sleeps in the Act 1 pajamas, chills in her dressing room in her shabby homemade outfits, and attends parties via webcam dressed in her pretty Eden gown. re: Has Laura Benanti come out the stage door since the Tonys?
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LadyRosecoe, thank you for making me laugh this late at night. Something about that image of her just forever living in the St. James makes me laugh.
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She didn't come out when I saw it which was about a week or so before the Tonys.
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Haha, stars do not always come out at certain shows! I, for example, have been at the Legally Blonde stagedoor seven times and have only met Orfeh AND Christian Borle once!
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She didn't after Saturday night a couple of weeks ago. I haven't been back to the door since then.
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Laura was advised by her doctor not to do the stage door when she got walking pneumonia. Now that the weather is better, it may happen with more frequency.
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She posed with a group of 6 of my friends last week. Her smile could not have been bigger! :)
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I'm sure she does come out, but I personally have bad Laura luck. First I missed her at the Wedding Singer stagedoor, and then when I went to see Gypsy she didn't come out either re: Has Laura Benanti come out the stage door since the Tonys?

Not that I'm at ALL insinuating anything bad about her- she seems like a sweetheart- it's just it made me sad because I want to meet her!! lol

Ah well, perhaps next time. I DO intend on seeing Gypsy again (and again, and again)... so.. :P
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I hear that if she does come out and sees her shadow, we'll have six more weeks of winter.
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"I hear that if she does come out and sees her shadow, we'll have six more weeks of winter."

LOL..I just did the perfect spit take...all over my laptop!
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She didn't stage door when I saw it on May 30, but neither did Boyd Gaines.

Patti did...after the announcement of no pictures but she'll sign anything.:)
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Oh best12bars. I had the same idea. But like a good little writer, I went through dozens of drafts of the joke until I got what I thought was a keeper. And here you beat me to it and nailed it.

Ps my version finally came down to:

"Apparently, if she comes out and sees her shadow, Passing Strange gets two more months on Broadway."
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She generally leaves through the Jujamcyn Offices door, which is to the west of the St. James.
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Patti did...after the announcement of no pictures but she'll sign anything.:)

Not quite anything. She would not sign a plain notebook someone had open to a blank page. But it did seem like if it was a playbill, window card or CD of something she was involved with she was fine with it.
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