A Tony Award-winning star, Laura Benanti is fresh from her acclaimed performance as Eliza Doolittle in Lincoln Centers My Fair Lady. A highly celebrated stage and screen actress, Laura Benanti has also appeared on Broadway in She Loves Me, Into the Woods, and opposite Patti LuPone in Gypsy.Other distinguished theater performances include Perdita in The Winters Tale at the Williamstown Theater Festival, Anne in A Little Night Music at the L.A. Opera, and Eileen in Wonderful Town and Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella, both for City Center Encores! Her television credits include recurring and guest appearances on Younger, The Detour, Supergirl, Law & Order: SVU, Nashville, The Good Wife, Elementary, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, NBCs The Sound of Music Live and as First Lady Melania Trump on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. New York Times claimed: her supreme command, thrilling voice and wild sense of humor combine to make Laura Benantis show a sensation. Dont miss Laura Benanti starring at the 2019 Annual Gala Benefit Concert to help support Axelrod PAC Programs.
News About Laura Benanti at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
VIDEO: Laura Benanti Announces NJ High School AXE Award Winners
June 15, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with its sponsors, local non-profit Cabaret for Life [CFL] and Kearny Bank, announced the winners of the inaugural NJ High School AXE Awards. The awards were created to shine a light on students whose high school musicals were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BWW Interview: Andrew DePrisco, Artistic Director of AXELROD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
June 04, 2020
While live theatre in New Jersey is being paused due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we continue our series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn more about how they are coping and their future plans. Andrew DePrisco, the Artistic Director of Axelrod Performing Arts Center told us about his background and his position.
Axelrod PAC Anounces Axe Awards for 2020 Jersey High School Seniors
April 24, 2020
With high school theaters going dark throughout the state of New Jersey, the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, in conjunction with local non-profit Cabaret for Life [CFL], turns the spotlight on high school musical theater students with the NJ High School AXE Awards.
BWW Interview: Laura Benanti Talks Broadway, Motherhood, Younger TV, and More Ahead of Axelrod Performing Arts Center's 2019 Gala
October 11, 2019
The Axelrod's 2019 Gala will star Laura Benanti, who won her Tony Award for her performance as Gypsy Rose Lee in the 2008 revival of Gypsy, starring Patti Lupone and directed by original book writer Arthur Laurents
Laura Benanti Comes To The Axelrod
October 01, 2019
Tony Award-winning Broadway star Laura Benanti will be performing in a gala concert at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 PM.