Tony Winner Laura Benanti Lands Role on "The Good Wife"
Tony Award winner
Laura Benanti will be seen on the hit CBS series "The Good Wife," TVGuide.com reports.
Benanti will play the fiancee of Colin Sweeney (
Dylan Baker), an accused wife killer and frequent Lockhart/Gardner client.
Josh Charles will direct the episode, which is scheduled to air in April or May.
Benanti's character is "beautifully suited for Colin Sweeney," executive producer Michelle King told TVGuide.com.
Benanti received Tony Award nominations for her work in
Swing!, and Into the Woods and won Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony for her performance in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown . Her stage work also includes Gypsy , Nine and The Wedding Singer . In the Next Room
Her TV work includes "The Playboy Club," "Law & Order: SVU," "Royal Pains" and "Go On." She recently played Elsa Schrader on NBC's
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