Christine Ebersole Will Perform at WPPAC's 15th Anniversary Gala

Christine Ebersole Will Perform at WPPAC's 15th Anniversary Gala

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to present Two Time Tony Award Winner Christine Ebersole in Concert on Saturday, November 3 at 7:30pm to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the downtown White Plains regional theatre.

In November 2003, the City of White Plains fulfilled a 20-year dream with the opening of a 410-seat, state-of-the-art, professional theatre located on the third floor of the City Center mall in downtown White Plains. An integral part of the revitalization and renaissance of downtown White Plains, the White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) provides the community year-round performing arts programs and activities. And for the past 14 years the WPPAC has grown into a critically acclaimed regional theatre producing high quality musicals and presenting an eclectic variety of other live performing arts performances. Over the past 14 years the WPPAC has produced 55 productions; 12 regional premieres; 62 student productions; and a total of 550 different live performances with nearly half a million people in attendance.

On November 3, 2018 the WPPAC will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with Broadway's own Christine Ebersole gracing the WPPAC stage for the Crystal Anniversary Gala. There are tickets available at every level - including a post-show VIP reception.

The White Plains Performing Arts Center is located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains, minutes from the White Plains Metro North Station. For tickets visit the theatre box office Monday-Friday (11am-6pm), purchase the tickets online at wppac.com or call 914-328-1600. For Group Sales, please contact boxoffice@wppac.com.

Christine Ebersole has captivated audiences throughout her performing career, from the Broadway stage to television series and specials, films, concert appearances, and recordings. Ms. 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 Award.

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.

Ms. 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, Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Big Wedding (which also featured an original composition that she wrote for the end credits) and Martin Scorsese's Oscar nominated The Wolf of Wall Street. Ms. 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, Will and Grace and American Horror Story: Coven. She can currently be seen in the 3rd season of the hit TBS sitcom, Sullivan and Son, produced by Vince Vaughn's Wild West Picture Show and Warner Horizon TV.

In concert, Ms. 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, Ms. 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, Ms. Ebersole has released such albums as: Christine Ebersole: Live at the Cinegrill, In Your Dreams, Sunday in New York, Christine Ebersole Sings Noel Coward and the new album, Strings Attached. For more information, please visit her website at: www.christineebersole.com.



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