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Date of Birth: March 31, 1935 (85)

Birth Place: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Laura Benanti Joins Fox Pilot BIG LEAP Photo Laura Benanti Joins Fox Pilot BIG LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

Variety has reported that Laura Benanti has joined the cast of the Fox drama pilot a?oeBig Leap'. 

Wake Up With BWW 7/15: Watch the Full OBIE AWARDS Ceremony, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/15: Watch the Full OBIE AWARDS Ceremony, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020

Today's top stories: watch the full Obie Awards ceremony and check out the winners list!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Night of the Iguana!

The Philly POPS to Rock the Music of Phil Collins and Genesis Photo The Philly POPS to Rock the Music of Phil Collins and Genesis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

Philly's biggest rock band turns it on again in POPS Rocks Phil Collins, March 6-8, 2020.

SOPAC Announces an Evening with Laura & Linda Benanti Photo SOPAC Announces an Evening with Laura & Linda Benanti
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Tony Award winner and five-time Tony nominee Laura Benanti shares the SOPAC stage with the vocalist who most influenced her life and future career -- her mother, Linda Benanti -- in Laura & Linda Benanti: The Story Goes On, a touching and humorous musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter.

Wake Up With BWW 7/15: Flood at THE LION KING, Ariana DeBose in WEST SIDE STORY, and  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/15: Flood at THE LION KING, Ariana DeBose in WEST SIDE STORY, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2019

Today's top stories: a flood at The Lion King results in costume adjustments, and more!

Jack Allison, Prestigious Theater Teacher And Director, Passes Away At 78 Photo Jack Allison, Prestigious Theater Teacher And Director, Passes Away At 78
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

John M. 'Jack' Allison, prestigious theater teacher and director in the United States, Canada, and Europe, died peacefully at the age of 78 on June 16, 2019 in East Northport, New York. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, he graduated from New Jersey City University with a BA in American Literature and History before earning an MA in Speech and Drama from The Catholic University of America, and a PhD (ABD) in Theatre and Directing from the University of Denver.

Williamstown Theatre Fest Announces Special Events Featuring Katrina Lenk, Tovah Feld Photo Williamstown Theatre Fest Announces Special Events Featuring Katrina Lenk, Tovah Feldshuh and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2019 season as well as additional casting for the Nikos Stage and Fridays@3.

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Prepares for Cadogan Hall Show with FLOTUS Photo VIDEO: Laura Benanti Prepares for Cadogan Hall Show with FLOTUS
by Paul Smith - May 31, 2019

Tony Award Winner and current star of My Fair Lady, Laura Benanti, is hopping across the pond to perform a concert at London's Cadogan Hall. Known for her performances on Broadway in Gypsy, She Loves Me, and Meteor Shower, this concert will be her first performance in London.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Today, we're celebrating the birthday of star of stage and screen, Brooke Shields!

Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Presenters for this year's Tony Awards have been announced, go inside opening night of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and more!

RE-WIRE To Host Industry Presentation Directed By Karen Carpenter, Starring Geneva Ca Photo RE-WIRE To Host Industry Presentation Directed By Karen Carpenter, Starring Geneva Carr & Stephen Wallem
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

An industry presentation of RE-WIRE will be held on Thursday, May 9th at 3pm & 7pm in New York City. RE-WIRE is a new play written by Thomas and Judy Heath, under the direction of Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss & What I wore), and starring Geneva Carr (Hand to God, Bull) & Stephen Wallem (Nurse Jackie).

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At Merrimack Repertory Theatre's THE HAUNTED LIFE Photo Photo/Video: Get A First Look At Merrimack Repertory Theatre's THE HAUNTED LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) 's The Haunted Life by Sean Daniels, adapted from the 'lost' novel, and directed by Daniels and christopher oscar peña, in coordination with The Estate of Jack Kerouac, from March 20 to April 14 - is now on stage!

Way Off Broadway's 25th Anniversary Season Continues With MY FAIR LADY Photo Way Off Broadway's 25th Anniversary Season Continues With MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Currently celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary Season, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to bring the most requested show by its audience members to the stage when it presents a brand new production of the classic Lerner & Loewe musical My Fair Lady. The beloved musical will be the dinner theatre's spring 2019 presentation following its area premiere production of Gilligan's Island - The Musical.

MRT Announces Cast for Kerouac's THE HAUNTED LIFE Photo MRT Announces Cast for Kerouac's THE HAUNTED LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced that today the cast of the world premiere of Jack Kerouac's The Haunted Life by Sean Daniels, adapted from the "lost" novel, and directed by Daniels and christopher oscar peña, in coordination with The Estate of Jack Kerouac, from March 20 to April 14, according to Artistic Director Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.

Laura Benanti Will Headline The Long Wharf Theatre Gala Photo Laura Benanti Will Headline The Long Wharf Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

For one night only, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will appear at Long Wharf Theatre in her cabaret show, TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE featuring songs from her career along with humorous anecdotes and experiences that she has encountered on and off the stage and screen. The presenting sponsor for the gala event is KeyBank.

The Town Hall Presents Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1928 And 1935 On 2/ Photo The Town Hall Presents Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1928 And 1935 On 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year©: Broadway Musicals of 1928 and 1935 on Monday, February 25 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening marks the beginning of Broadway By The Year©'s 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).  

Laura Benanti Begins Performances in MY FAIR LADY Tonight Photo Laura Benanti Begins Performances in MY FAIR LADY Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti assumes the role of Eliza Doolittle in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement beginning tonight, Tuesday, October 23. She is currently scheduled through Sunday, February 17.

Video: Laura Benanti Shares A Loverly MY FAIR LADY Rehearsal with Her Daughter Photo Video: Laura Benanti Shares A Loverly MY FAIR LADY Rehearsal with Her Daughter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Tony Award winner Laura Benanti will assume the role of Eliza Doolittle in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, October 23 and currently scheduled through Sunday, February 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Lauren Ambrose, who originated the role in this production, will play her final performance on Sunday, October 21st before leaving to begin work on M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming Apple series.

BWW Review: Laura Benanti's Astonishing One Night Only Cabaret at the Sarasota Opera  Photo BWW Review: Laura Benanti's Astonishing One Night Only Cabaret at the Sarasota Opera House
by Peter Nason - Sep 22, 2018

It was like an entertaining musical mash-up tour of the Tony Award Winner's charmed life, and I didn't want it to end.

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