Mark Cortale and Broadway @ Town Hall proudly present TONY AWARD WINNER Laura Benanti with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host. This concert series at Town Hall will be raising funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Tony Award-winner LAURA BENANTI just completed her 2016 Tony nominated role as Amalia Balash in the hit Broadway Musical, She Loves Me. Laura also received Outer Critics Circle, Drama League and Drama Desk Award nominations for this role. Laura can now be seen touring the country in her latest solo show, Tales from Soprano Isle. The show will feature songs from Lauras career, including She Loves Me, along with humorous anecdotes and experiences that she has encountered on/off the stage and screen. On television, she can be seen playing the role of Alura Zor-El in the CW action drama "Supergirl". In addition to television work and her critically acclaimed performance as Elsa Schrader in NBC's The Sound of Music LIVE, Ms. Benanti is a highly celebrated, five time Tony Award-nominated stage actress who took Broadway by storm at the age of 18. She received a Drama Desk award, Outer Critics Circle Award and a Tony Award Nomination for her starring role in the Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown for Lincoln Center where she also starred in the Broadway production of Sarah Ruhl'sIn the Next Room or The Vibrator Play. Ms. Benanti earned the 2008 Tony Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award for her revelatory portrayal of Gypsy Rose Lee in Gypsy opposite Patti LuPone and directed by Arthur Laurents. Her other Broadway roles include The Wedding Singer, Nine starring Antonio Banderas, her Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-nominated performance of Cinderella in Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods and her sultry Tony nominated turn in Swing! Ms. Benanti made her Broadway debut as Maria in The Sound of Music opposite Richard Chamberlain.