THE SCREENING ROOM: Laura Benanti Explores Her Inner "Fosca" in Playbill Video's Exclusive "Life With Laura"

By Playbill Staff
January 8, 2014

In the second episode of Playbill Video's exclusive series "Life with Laura," Tony Award winner Laura Benanti dressed as her favorite leading lady, Fosca from the Stephen Sondheim musical Passion, and took to Times Square. Watch Benanti as she asks tourists to take their picture with Fosca, hang out with other Times Square characters and hit TKTS.



A 2008 Tony winner for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, Benanti is always on the move. Whether she is working on Broadway (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Gypsy), television (The Sound of Music Live!,"Go On," "Royal Pains"), City Center Encores! (the upcoming 2014 production of The Most Happy Fella) or recording multiple studio, cast and live performance albums, she never lets up.

The title rap tune was written especially for Playbill by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Here's the second episode in our new series with the multi-talented star.