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Why Amy Schumer’s ‘Life & Beth’ Is a TV Show Not a Movie

Amy Schumer’s latest project Life & Beth has been described as “deeply personal.” But the actress-comedian didn’t just draw on her own experiences for the narrative details of the Hulu dramedy, about a woman who reexamines her painful adolescence when she returns to her hometown after an unexpected tragedy. She also used her own life […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hundreds of Broadway Stars Gather to Honor Stephen Sondheim Through Tears, Song : “He Is Our Shakespeare”

Hundreds of Broadway’s best gathered in New York’s Duffy Square on Sunday to honor the singular talents of Stephen Sondheim, who passed away Friday at age 91. “No speeches today, just some words from Steve, book two, page 430,” announced Lin-Manuel Miranda upon stepping to the microphone shortly after 12 p.m. while holding a copy […]

Laura Benanti, Margaret Cho, Peppermint Among Performers for “Sexist Songs” Virtual Concert

The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead has drafted Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Margaret Cho, Peppermint, Laura Jane Grace, Veruca Salt and Kathy Valentine to perform during the virtual concert "Do Re #MeToo: Sexist Songs Reclaimed By Righteous Feminists."

How I’m Living Now: Laura Benanti, Tony Winner

Laura Benanti talks about her viral movement, Sunshine Songs, covering Selena Gomez and the Jonas Brothers, and devouring her go-to comfort food — English muffins.

Hollywood Names Help Fund a Direct-Giving Coronavirus Relief Campaign to Buy Groceries

Supported by Pink, Maria Bello and stars from 'Grey's Anatomy,' the On Being Human 2020 campaign started by author Jennifer Pastiloff raises critical funds for people who need food during the pandemic.

Laura Benanti’s Melania Trump Addresses “Body Double” Speculation on ‘The Late Show’

Frequent 'Late Show' guest Laura Benanti dropped in on Friday night to chat with host Stephen Colbert about her theatrical pursuits, which currently include playing the role of Eliza Dolittle in 'My Fair Lady' on Broadway.

Laura Benanti on Playing Her Dream Role in ‘My Fair Lady’

Tony Award winner (and Melania Trump imitator) Laura Benanti talks returning to Broadway as Eliza Doolittle in the Lerner and Loewe classic 'My Fair Lady.'

Laura Benanti’s Melania Trump Celebrates Being “Free” in ‘Late Show’ Holiday Special

Frequent Melania Trump impersonator Laura Benanti returns to 'The Late Show' to perform her holiday special "Make America Christmas Again."

Laura Benanti to Step Into ‘My Fair Lady’ Lead on Broadway

Lincoln Center Theater announced Thursday that Laura Benanti will take over as Eliza Doolittle in the company's revival of the Lerner & Loewe classic, 'My Fair Lady.'

Laura Benanti Brings Back Melania Trump Impression to Discuss “I Really Don’t Care” Jacket

Laura Benanti brought back her Melania Trump impression on The Late Show on Tuesday (June 26) to address the infamous coat the first lady wore while visiting the U.S.-Mexico border that read, "I Really Don't Care. Do U?"

Laura Benanti’s Melania Trump Responds to State of the Union Address

The faux FLOTUS, appearing on Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show,' also joked about rumored tension between her and the president following reports that he had an affair with a porn star, whom Benanti's Trump called "Spanky Banjos."

Laura Benanti’s Melania Trump Addresses ‘Fire and Fury’ Claims in ‘Late Show’ Return

The faux FLOTUS also joked that the White House staff nicknamed her "flight risk."