One of Broadways most acclaimed leading ladies, Tony Award-winner and five-time Tony Award-nominee, Laura Benanti, recently completed her 2016 Tony-nominated role as Amalia Balash in the hit Broadway musical, She Loves Me. Laura Benanti earned a 2008 Tony Award for her portrayal of Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy opposite Patti LuPone. The actress’ other Tony Award nominations were for starring roles in Swing, Into The Woods, and Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.
In 2014, she joined the cast of ABC’s hit series “Nashville” guest-starring as songbird Sadie Stone. Laura
also appeared in recurring roles on CBS’s “The Good Wife” and HBO’s “Nurse Jackie.” Laura’s past television credits include a starring role in the NBC series “The Playboy Club” and “Go On” opposite Matthew Perry. She also starred in the F/X original series “Starved”. Ms. Benanti recurred on “Law and Order: SVU,” “Royal Pains,” and “Eli Stone.” and had appearances on “The Big C” and “Elementary”. In 2015 she played twin sisters Alura and Astra in the TV series Supergirl. She currently resides in Manhattan with her husband Patrick and daughter Ella.