Christine Ebersole has captivated audiences throughout her performing career, from the Broadway stage to television series and specials, films, concert appearances, and recordings. Ebersole received virtually every Off-Broadway award and her second Tony Award for Leading Actress in a Musical for her dual role of a lifetime as Edith Beale and Little Edie Beale in Grey Gardens. Acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, the show was nominated for ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and its CD was nominated for a Grammy.
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, Camelot, Oklahoma, Dinner at Eight (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), The Best Man, and the recent revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit. She has starred in five City Center Encores! Productions, most recently receiving unanimous praise for her starring role as Margo Channing in Applause.
Ebersole has appeared in many hit movies, including Amadeus, Tootsie, Richie Rich, Black Sheep, Dead Again, Folks!, Ghost Dad, True Crime, My Girl 2, Mac and Me, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. She can be seen in the recently released blockbuster, The Big Wedding, which also features an original composition that she wrote for the end credits. This fall, Ebersole will appear in the Martin Scorsese crime drama The Wolf of Wall Street. Ebersole has an extensive list of television credits as well, including appearances on Retired at 35, Royal Pains, Ugly Betty, Law and Order SVU, Boston Legal, Samantha Who, and Will and Grace.
In concert, Ebersole has appeared in numerous halls throughout the country. Most recently, she performed in the concert version of the opera The Grapes of Wrath at Carnegie Hall. Previously, Ebersole participated in the Opening Night Gala of Carnegie Hall's 118th Season. She appeared with the San Francisco Symphony in their tribute to Leonard Bernstein. After making her debut with the Boston Pops several years ago, she returned to Boston's Symphony Hall and Tanglewood to star 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 2010 she performed for the second time on the Kennedy Center Honors.
A recording artist, as well, Ebersole has such released albums as Christine Ebersole: Live at the Cinegrill, In Your Dreams, Sunday in New York, and Christine Ebersole Sings Noel Coward. Additional information is available at: http://www.christineebersole.com.