Laura Benanti knows so much about Shakespeare. We asked her to come to our office to tell us a little about her upcoming free Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest (running September 6-8), and once she got going…phew. The woman loves a good if-your-name-is-in-the-title-you-die tragedy.

Get a taste of what's to come in the teaser below:

For more information about The Tempest, click here.

To pre-order Laura Benanti's CD, "In Constant Search of the Right Kind of Attention," click here.

To watch the first episode of "Laura Benanti Explains Shakespeare," click here.