Ep10 – Laura Benanti (Gypsy – 2008)

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Laura Benanti dreamed of one thing and one thing only- performing on Broadway so winning a Tony Award for her role in Gypsy was the most amazing dream come true and one of the happiest moments of her life. What people may not know is that early on in the rehearsal process she walked out feeling unsupported by the process and it wasn’t until she had a deeply honest conversation with it’s director, Arthur Laurents, that she returned and from that moment on it was the most joyous professional experience of her life. Find out how the two worked it out and why co- starring with Patti LuPone and Boyd Gaines was such an extraordinary experience on this episode of And The Award Goes To…

Hosted by Ilana Levine, Produced by Alan Seales, part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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