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Laura Benanti & Husband Patrick Brown Welcome Second Child Via Surrogate

Laura Benanti is now a mom of two!

On Saturday (July 9), the 42-year-old Tony Award winner announced on social media that she and husband Patrick Brown had welcomed their second child, another baby girl, via surrogate.

Click on the next slide to find out her daughter’s name and see the first photos…

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Amy Schumer Goes Back Home in Hulu's First Trailer For 'Life & Beth'

Amy Schumer takes a whirl on an amusement ride in the first trailer for her new Hulu series, Life & Beth.

Here’s a summary of the series: Beth’s life would look pretty great on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with. She makes a good living as a wine distributor. She’s in a long term relationship with a successful guy and lives in Manhattan. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past her life changes forever.

Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become.

Fans will go on her journey towards building a bigger, bolder and more authentic life. Learning to express herself and living in an intentional way. A trip down memory lane is a strong source of trauma, comedy and moving forward.

The series will also star Michael Cera, Susannah Flood, Violet Young, Kevin Kane, Yamaneika Saunders, Laura Benanti, Larry Owens, Michael Rapaport, Rosebud Walker, and LaVar Walker.

Life & Beth premieres March 18 on Hulu.

Amy Schumer & Michael Cera's 'Life & Beth' Gets First Look Photos & Date Announcement From Hulu!

The first look photos from Hulu’s Life & Beth starring Amy Schumer and Michael Cera have just debuted online!

Here’s a synopsis: Beth’s life would look pretty great on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with. She makes a good living as a wine distributor. She’s in a long term relationship with a successful guy and lives in Manhattan. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become. We’ll go on her journey towards building a bigger, bolder and more authentic life. Learning to express herself and living in an intentional way. A trip down memory lane is a strong source of trauma, comedy and moving forward.

Susannah Flood, Violet Young, Kevin Kane, Yamaneika Saunders, Laura Benanti, Larry Owens, Michael Rapaport, Rosebud Walker and LaVar Walker also star.

Life & Beth premieres all 10 episodes on March 18, only on Hulu.

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Broadway Stars, Including Lin-Manuel Miranda & Sara Bareilles, Gather in Times Square to Sing Sondheim's 'Sunday' (Video)

Many of Broadway’s biggest stars gathered in Times Square on Sunday (November 28) to honor the life and legacy of late composer Stephen Sondheim, two days after his death.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sara Bareilles and boyfriend Joe Tippett, Josh Groban, Laura Benanti, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and many more performers gathered on the iconic red steps in Duffy Square to perform the song “Sunday” from the Sondheim musical Sunday in the Park with George.

The event was produced by Erich Bergen, who just wrapped his third stint in the Broadway musical Waitress, and conducted by Michael J. Moritz.

More participants included Raul Esparaza, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Wilson Cruz, Brandon Uranowitz, Judy Kuhn, Hadestown stars Reeve Carney and Eva Noblezada, Jagged Little Pill stars Lauren Patten, Kathryn Gallagher, Morgan Dudley, and Heidi Blickenstaff, Six‘s Abby Mueller, Gossip Girl‘s Adam Chanler-Berat and Tavi Gevinson (who are both currently in the Assassins revival Off-Broadway), and Diana‘s Roe Hartrampf and Erin Davie.

Click inside to watch a video clip… More Here! »

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Jordan Alexander, Whitney Peak, & Emily Alyn Lind Deliver Major Style For 'Gossip Girl' Premiere in NYC

Jordan Alexander and Whitney Peak share a giggly laugh at the premiere of Gossip Girl held at Spring Studios on Wednesday night (June 30) in New York City.

The two actresses met up with their co-stars Savannah Smith, Emily Alyn Lind, and Tavi Gevinson on the pink carpet for some stunning pics together.

The quintet of stars were also joined by Laura Benanti, Donna Murphy, and Zion Moreno at the premiere of the Warner Bros. Television series.

Here’s everything the ladies were wearing: Jordan wore a Wiederhoeft look with a Tyler Ellis bag, Tiffany & Co. jewelry and Roger Vivier shoes. Whitney wore a Chanel ensemble. Tavi wore a bright Stella McCartney look. Savannah wore a classic Louis Vuitton dress. Zion accessorized with Chopard jewelry. Emily is wearing Gucci.

Check out what the guys wore for the Gossip Girl premiere!

Gossip Girl will debut on HBO Max on July 8.

Check out 35+ pictures of Jordan Alexander, Whitney Peak, Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson and Savannah Smith

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Sutton Foster & Peter Hermann Film a 'Younger' Scene at the TWA Hotel

The cast of Younger is still hard at work on the upcoming seventh, and possible final, season and we have new photos from set!

Sutton Foster and Peter Hermann were both spotted filming a scene at the TWA Hotel on Monday night (December 14) in New York City.

Hilary Duff, who is currently pregnant with her third child, and guest star Laura Benanti were also seen on set that evening.

It was reported back in September that the seventh season of the TV Land series is being planned as a final season. Hilary‘s character Kelsey Peters also has a spinoff series that is in the works.

Find out what recently happened to Hilary and why she had to pause filming season seven.

10+ pictures inside from the set of YoungerMore Here! »

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Broadway Star Laura Benanti Joins Cast of 'Gossip Girl' Sequel Series!

Laura Benanti, who is best known for her Broadway career, is set to join the cast of the upcoming Gossip Girl sequel series!

The Tony-winning actress is joining the ensemble cast, though no details are known yet about her character, according to Deadline.

Among the young stars in the upcoming series are Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, and Thomas Doherty.

The ten-episode series will air on HBO Max and it was written by Joshua Safran. The “upcoming series features a new generation of New York private school teens introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. The series will address just how much social media and New York itself has changed in the intervening years.”

Laura will also be working with HBO Max on the upcoming scripted musical special, Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, which will feature students from across the United States.

You might recognize Laura from her work on TV shows like Supergirl, Younger, and Nashville.