First Look! Laura Benanti Steps Into 'Dream Role' of Eliza Doolittle in Broadway's My Fair Lady

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The 39-year-old actress — known to many for her hilarious impersonation of First Lady Melania Trump onThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert— has stepped into the iconic role of Eliza Doolittle, the poor, working-class cockney flower girl who seeks the help of phonetics professor Henry Higgens (Downton Abbey‘s Harry Hadden-Paton) and is soon transformed into a cultured member of high society.