Other memorable New York stage performances include her Tony Award-winning performance as Dorothy Brock in the smash hit revival 42nd Street, Steel Magnolias, On the Twentieth Century, Oklahoma, Dinner at Eight (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), and The Best Man. She has starred in five City Center Encores! Productions, most recently receiving unanimous praise for her starring role as Margo Channing in Applause.
Ms. Ebersole has appeared in many hit movies, including Tootsie, Richie Rich, Black Sheep, Amadeus, Dead Again, True Crime, and the soon to be released Confessions of a Shopaholic. On television, she was seen a the stripper Tessie Tura in Bette Midler's Gypsy, co-starred in the reunion film Mary and Rhoda, with Diana Ross in Double Platinum, with Jane Fonda in the critically acclaimed The Dollmaker, and had guest starring roles in such hit shows as Will and Grace, Murphy Brown, Cashmere Mafia, and Boston Legal. Ms. Ebersole was a series regular on Saturday Night Live during the 1981-82 season.
In concert, Ms. Ebersole has appeared in numerous halls throughout the country. After making her debut with the Boston Pops two years ago, she returns to Boston's Symphony hall and Tanglewood this season starring as Desiree Armfeldt in a concert version of A Little Night Music with the Boston Pops. In televised concerts, she has often appeared on PBS, including her star turns in Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall and the Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty. In December 2006 she performed on the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS.
A recording artist as well, Ms. Ebersole has released such albums as Christine Ebersole: Live at the Cinegrill, In Your Dreams, and Sunday in New York. For more information, please visit her website at: www.christineebersole.com.
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Christine Ebersole Facts
|February 21, 1953 (71)
|Chicago, Illinois, USA
|The Big Wedding
|Amadeus: Director's Cut
|Family Favorites: 10-Movie Collection
|Mac And Me
|My Favorite Martian