The 11 Best Laura Benanti Reaction GIFs from ‘The Sound of Music Live’

By: Robert Kessler / December 6, 2013

NBC’s The Sound of Music Live was a major ratings success, but the show had one undeniable highlight: Laura Benanti as Baroness Elsa Schraeder. From her pantsuits to her perfect pitch, Benanti was on point all night. But the best part of her performance were her facial reactions to the other characters on stage.

The “Who Do You Think You Are”

The “Who Does He Think He Is”

The “Look of Disgust”

The “Subtle Sigh”

The “Not-So-Subtle Sigh”

The “Soap Opera Surprise”

The “All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go”

The “Too Hot to Trot”

The “No”

The “Brassy Reporter”

And, of course, the “Epic Shade”