Laura Benanti is a Tony-winning actress currently starring in the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of She Loves Me at Broadway's Studio 54 until 10 July 2016.|
She won a Tony Award for her performance as Louise in the 2008 revival of Gypsy. She also earned Tony nominations for Swing! (2000), Into the Woods (2002), and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (2011).
Other Broadway credits include In the Next Room, The Wedding Singer, Nine and The Sound of Music. Off-Broadway credits include Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them and Time and Again.
On screen, she can currently be seen as Astra in DC Comics' Supergirl TV series. Other notable screen credits include Nashville, The Good Wife, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Royal Pains, Go On, The Playboy Club, Take the Lead and Meskada. She also played the role of Elsa Schrader in The Sound of Music Live!.