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Laura Benanti joins NBC's 'Playboy'

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Laura Benanti has reportedly signed up for a role in NBC's pilot Playboy.

The drama is set at the Playboy Club in Chicago in the 1960s.

According to Deadline, Benanti has joined the cast as Carol-Lynne.

Carol-Lynne is said to be an established star at the club but knows that as she gets older she will not be able to continue working there for much longer.

Benanti won a Tony award for her role in the musical Gypsy in 2008. On television, she has appeared in Eli Stone and Starved and had a guest role in Life On Mars.

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