Laura Benanti - Quotes

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I think that every therapist that I know, including my dad and my sister, have their own issues. But that empathy is what makes them good at their job.

I think that every therapist that I know, including my dad and my sister, have their own issues. But that empathy is what makes them good at their job.

I don't think theater is dying, and musicals are a great American art form. We've got apple pie, jazz and musical theater. ---->>>

Musical theatre is my first love. ---->>>

I try to give the appearance that I have it all together and that I know what I'm talking about, but at the end of the day, I think I might be full of crap. ---->>>

Of course I wanted an agent from the time I was like 5, but my mother was like, 'No, you're going to be normal, you're going to go to school, you're going to get good grades, you're going to play soccer, and if you do well, if you keep your grades up, you can do one community-theater show a year.' ---->>>

My mother was an actress and my voice teacher, an incredible voice teacher. My biological father is an actor, and my stepfather, who raised me along with my mother, is a psychotherapist. I was always supported in creative ventures. ---->>>

I actually enjoy Britney Spears. Not as a singer but as a performer. I just enjoy watching her. I think, 'You are so brave.' ---->>>

I was always a little adult. Even as a little kid, I just couldn't understand why I was surrounded by all these kids. I took things very seriously. ---->>>

Well, I'm grateful for all the experiences that I've had. ---->>>

There's a lot of pressure on Broadway. There's this feeling that the show has to be a commercial success and the producers have to make their money back and Tonys and blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. ---->>>

Do I want to write a musical? No. I like to do musicals. ---->>>

I was a little girl who grew up idolizing musical-theatre stars. ---->>>

I was not a fan of the Bush administration, as I think many of us were not. ---->>>

I do think musical-theater actors can get a bad rap, and I see why. There is a certain slickness - there's nothing better than an amazing musical, but an okay musical can be one of the worst times you've ever had. ---->>>

My parents were in 'Brigadoon' on Broadway when I was a couple of years old. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-15, 1979
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Laura Ilene Benanti (born Laura Ilene Vidnovic on July 15, 1979) is an American actress and singer. She played Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, winning the Tony Award, and appeared in the stage musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in 2010, winning the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical (wikipedia)