Laura Benanti

LCT: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle awards; Tony Nomination), In the Next Room or the vibrator play (OCC, Drama League noms.). Broadway: Meteor Shower, She Loves Me (Tony, DD, OCC noms), Gypsy (Tony, DD, OCC awards), Nine (OCC nom.), Into the Woods (Tony, DD noms.), Swing (Tony nom.), Maria in The Sound of Music. Off-Broadway: Chris Durang’s Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (The Public); Wonderful Town, Gypsy, Most Happy Fella (Encores!). Regional: A Little Night Music (L.A. Opera), A Winter’s Tale (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Jane Eyre, Man of La Mancha (Paper Mill). TV includes “The Sound of Music Live!,” “Younger,” “Supergirl,” “Nashville,” “The Good Wife,” “Nurse Jackie,” “The Detour” and frequent guest appearances as Melania Trump on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Ms. Benanti tours the country with her solo concerts as well as shows with her mother, Linda Benanti.

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