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I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Laura Benanti

Long before the The Sound of Music Live! was a gleam in Carrie Underwood’s eye, Benanti was 17 and auditioning for The Sound of Music on Broadway. logo

In TheaterMania’s new video series, “I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room,” your favorite Broadway performers divulge horrifying audition secrets and share their hard-earned insights.

At just 17 years old and wearing her high-school-prom best, Tony winner Laura Benanti was auditioning for (and bagging) her first Broadway role: Maria in The Sound of Music. In this video, Benanti remembers that experience and one slightly less glamorous audition.


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