Laura Benanti Gives Birth to “Beautiful and Healthy” Baby Girl | Playbill

Broadway News Laura Benanti Gives Birth to “Beautiful and Healthy” Baby Girl The Tony winner and her husband welcome their first child. (Find out her name!)
Patrick Brown and Laura Benanti Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Sources confirm that Tony-winning actor Laura Benanti and her husband, Patrick Brown, welcomed a baby girl at 3:33 PM ET on February 14.

#BabyGirlBrown’s name and other details have not yet been revealed. This is the first child for the She Loves Me star and her husband.

Benanti shared a video at BroadwayCon during the BroadwayCon Party Line saying she couldn’t be there for “obvious reasons,” while showing off her healthy baby bump. The singing actor has been nominated for five Tony Awards, for performances in Swing!, Into the Woods, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, She Loves Me, and including her win for Gypsy.

Benanti had first announced her pregnancy via Twitter in August.

The Twitterverse was alive with well-wishes and congratulations from Benanti’s Broadway peers:

According to, the bundle of joy’s name is Ella Rose Benanti-Brown.

Playbill will update with details about the new arrival.


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