Laura Benanti on growing up with a love for Broadway.
Anonymous asked: What was the first role in a musical that you ever had?
I was in the Lollipop Guild in the Wizard of Oz when I was about 6. Shortly after that it was Tootie Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis.
Hit List, the fictional musical from the NBC television drama “Smash” has come to life for several concerts at Manhattan nightspot 54 Below. Here, Jeremy Jordan, Andy Mientus, Krysta Rodriguez and Carrie Manolakos took the stage to preview three tunes from the show. The score is comprised of songs by composers from the world of musical theatre and pop, including Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, Drew Gasparini, Lucie Silvas and Joe Iconis.