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Stephen Colbert brings back Laura Benanti's Melania Trump for election special

Stephen Colbert brought back Laura Benanti to reprise her Melania Trump impersonation on his uncensored Showtime election special Tuesday night.

During the hourlong show, titled Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going To Clean Up This S‑‑‑?, Colbert asked Benanti’s Trump about her earlier trip to the polls. “I was definitely, absolutely voting for his husband and no one else, especially not Hillary Clinton #ImWithHer,” she said.

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Laura Benanti brings back Melania Trump impersonation to Late Show

Laura Benanti has dug up her humorous Melania Trump impression for Round Two on The Late Show. The Broadway star sat down for an “exclusive interview” as Mrs. Trump with Stephen Colbert, a day after the real wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gave a pair of interviews to CNN and Fox News. While she appeared solo on-camera for the interview, it probably wasn’t just her on The Late Show.

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Laura Benanti debuts incredible Melania Trump impression for Stephen Colbert

Melania Trump caught flak this week after she appeared to steal several lines from Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech for her own remarks given at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert had Laura Benanti on The Late Show to impersonate Melania and mock her plagiarism scandal.

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Jeremy Jordan and Joshua Henry impress in a grand Parade at Lincoln Center

Composer Jason Robert Brown quite literally cast a large shadow on the wall of Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall Monday night, as he led the New York City Chamber Orchestra and a massive chorus during a concert production of his Tony-winning musical Parade. Though the show is filled with sorrow, it was hard not to feel gleeful during Manhattan Concert Productions’ presentation—especially when watching<span style=”line-height: 20.7999992370605

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This Week on Stage: Denzel and Menzel add some Broadway star power

Raisin In The Sun Denzel Washington

Image Credit: Brigitte Lacombe

King Kong ain’t got s–t on superstar Denzel Washington (at least, not until the beast’s new musical declares a firm date next season), as the movie megastar touched down on Broadway for the first time since his Tony-winning turn in August Wilson’s Fences in 2010. And like that heralded revival, he once again got raves from most outlets.

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