"I think that every therapist that I know, including my dad and my sister, have their own issues. But that empathy is what makes them good at their job."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Laura Benanti on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Laura Benanti on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Laura Benanti on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Laura Benanti on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Laura Benanti on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I do think musical-theater actors can get a bad rap, and I see why. There is a certain slickness - there's nothing better than an amazing musical, but an okay musical can be one of the worst times you've ever had."
"My mother was an actress and my voice teacher, an incredible voice teacher. My biological father is an actor, and my stepfather, who raised me along with my mother, is a psychotherapist. I was always supported in creative ventures."