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Christine Ebersole

 
Date Of Birth:
February 21, 1953 (69)
Birth Place:
Winnetka, IL, USA
Bio:
Christine Ebersole received virtually every Off-Broadway award and her second Tony for her dual 'role of a lifetime' in Grey Gardens. Other Broadway credits include Warpaint (Tony nomination) 42nd Street (Tony Award), Steel Magnolias, On the Twentieth Century, Camelot, Oklahoma!, Dinner at Eight ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 21, 1953 (69)

Birth Place: Winnetka, IL, USA

Bio:
Christine Ebersole received virtually every Off-Broadway award and her second Tony for her dual 'role of a lifetime' in Grey Gardens. Other Broadway credits include Warpaint (Tony nomination) 42nd Street (Tony Award), Steel Magnolias, On the Twentieth Century, Camelot, Oklahoma!, Dinner at Eight ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Elizabeth Arden
  [Chicago]
Goodman Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016
Elizabeth Arden
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Elvira
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Margo Channing
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale
"Little" Edie Beale
'Little'' Edie Beale / Edith Bouvier Beale
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
"Little" Edie Beale/Edith Bouvier Beale
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
"Little" Edie
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Paula Abagnale
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
M'Lynn
  [New York]
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Presentation, 2004
The Drowsy Chaperone
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Muriel/Jolene
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Aimee Semple McPherson
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
(Irene Ruddock) A Lady of Letters
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Millicent Jordan
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Dorothy Brock
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Mabel Cantwell
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Mame Dennis
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Roles originated by Eve Arden
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Dossie Lustig
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Liza Elliott
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Emily West
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1993
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Gerta Granville
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Natasha
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Skye Bullene [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1980
Guenevere
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Guenevere
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Ado Annie Carnes
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Agnes [Replacement]
Lily Garland (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Dana
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1975
Nancy [Replacement]
  [New York]
Workshop, 1983
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 1983
Performer
  [West End]
London Production, 2008
Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little" Edie Beale

Photos

Christine Ebersole & Eda Sorokoff Photo

Christine Ebersole & Eda Sorokoff

From: 
Date:
11/09/2019
Tom Postillio, Marilyn Maye, Mickey Conlon, Christine Ebersole Photo

Tom Postillio, Marilyn Maye, Mickey Conlon, Christine Ebersole

From: 
Date:
05/21/2019
Laura Osnes, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff, Cole Rumbough, Lea Jensen Rumbough Photo

Laura Osnes, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff, Cole Rumbough, Lea Jensen Rumbough

From: 
Date:
05/21/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Elizabeth Arden

  [Chicago]
Goodman Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016
Elizabeth Arden

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Elvira

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Margo Channing

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Edith Bouvier Beale

"Little" Edie Beale

'Little'' Edie Beale / Edith Bouvier Beale

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
"Little" Edie Beale/Edith Bouvier Beale

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
"Little" Edie

  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Paula Abagnale

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
M'Lynn

  [New York]
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Presentation, 2004
The Drowsy Chaperone

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Muriel/Jolene

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Mme. Ernestine von Liebedich

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Aimee Semple McPherson

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
(Irene Ruddock) A Lady of Letters

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Millicent Jordan

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Dorothy Brock

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2001
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Mabel Cantwell

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Mame Dennis

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Roles originated by Eve Arden

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1996
Dossie Lustig

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Liza Elliott

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Emily West

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1993
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Gerta Granville

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Natasha

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Skye Bullene [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1980
Guenevere

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Guenevere

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Ado Annie Carnes

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Agnes [Replacement]

Lily Garland (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Dana

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1975
Nancy [Replacement]

  [New York]
Workshop, 1983
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 1983
Performer

  [West End]
London Production, 2008
Edith Bouvier Beale/"Little" Edie Beale

Christine Ebersole Biography

Christine Ebersole received virtually every Off-Broadway award and her second Tony for her dual 'role of a lifetime' in Grey Gardens. Other Broadway credits include Warpaint (Tony nomination) 42nd Street (Tony Award), Steel Magnolias, On the Twentieth Century, Camelot, Oklahoma!, Dinner at Eight (Tony nomination), The Best Man, and Blithe Spirit.

Ms. Ebersole has appeared in many feature films including Steven Universe: The Movie, Driveways, The Wolf of Wall Street, Amadeus, Tootsie, Richie Rich, Black Sheep, Dead Again, Folks!, Ghost dad, True Crime, My Girl 2 and The Big Wedding, which features an original composition she wrote and performed for the end credits.

Her extensive television credits include Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes," "Search Party," " Steven Universe Future," "Steven Universe," "Sullivan and Son," "Royal Pains," "Madam Secretary," "American Horror Story," "Ugly Betty," "Law and Order: SVU," "Pose, "Blue Bloods," "Boston Legal" and "Will and Grace." She appeared as Tesse Tura in "Gypsy" starring Bette Midler and was a series regular on the 1981-82 season of "Saturday Night Live."

Ms. Ebersole has appeared in numerous concert halls throughout the country including The Kennedy Center, Boston's Symphony Hal, and Carnegie Hall. She has performed her many critically acclaimed cabaret acts at the Cafe Carlyle and venues around the country.
CDs include In Your Dreams, Sunday in New York, Christine Ebersole Sings Noel Coward and Strings Attached.

Christine Ebersole Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2007 - Best Leading Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole , Grey Gardens
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
 
Drama League Awards - 2006 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Special Citation Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
 
Obie Awards - 2006 - Performance Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Grey Gardens
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole , Grey Gardens
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Play Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Talking Heads
 
Obie Awards - 2003 - Performance Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, Talking Heads
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Christine Ebersole, Dinner at Eight
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Christine Ebersole, Dinner at Eight
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actress - Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole , 42nd Street
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, 42nd Street
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Christine Ebersole, 42nd Street

Christine Ebersole News

Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now Photo Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole has been released in physical and digital formats! Listen to the album here! The recording finds Ebersole at the start of a brave new chapter, reflecting on life, love and family now that the last of her three adopted children has flown the nest. 

Album Review: Christine Ebersole's Ballads Are Showing On Her Latest Album AFTER THE  Photo Album Review: Christine Ebersole's Ballads Are Showing On Her Latest Album AFTER THE BALL
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 30, 2022

This collection of 10 ballads by the likes of Kern, Mercer, Kern & Mercer, Kern & Harbach, Kern & Fields, the law firm of Hammerstein, Hart, Rodgers & Romberg, and even Turman Capote is the collection of ballads you didn’t know you needed.

Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's N Photo Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's New Album 'After The Ball'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Christine Ebersole is releasing a special new album titled 'After The Ball' on Friday, September 30. BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to the first track released from the album, 'A Sleepin' Bee'.

Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023 Photo Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) will present a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf. The concert on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

Broadway Watch Guide: Fall 2022 - Where to Watch Skylar Astin, Sheryl Lee Ralph & Mor Photo Broadway Watch Guide: Fall 2022 - Where to Watch Skylar Astin, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More on TV This Fall
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2022

The upcoming fall television season features an exciting lineup of Broadway stars starring in new and returning television series. From Skylar Astin's new CBS series So Help Me Todd to newly-minted Emmy winner Sheryl Lee Ralph returning for the second season of Abbott Elementary, check out where and when you can watch Broadway stars on TV!

Photos: Gabrielle Stravelli and Billy Stritch Celebrate Ella and Mel at Birdland Photo Photos: Gabrielle Stravelli and Billy Stritch Celebrate Ella and Mel at Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

On Monday, September 19, pianist/singer Billy Stritch and award-winning jazz vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli combined their considerable talents for an evening of great music celebrating the legendary Mel Tormé and Ella Fitzgerald.

2022 Idea Awards for Theatre Recipients Announced Photo 2022 Idea Awards for Theatre Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation has announced the recipients of their 2022 Idea Awards for Theatre; three categories of grants awarded to adventurous new voices in playwriting and musical theatre, as well as the visionary playwrights who have inspired and blazed trails before them.

Steve Ross to Present AUTUMN SERENADES at Birdland in October Photo Steve Ross to Present AUTUMN SERENADES at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB¬†will present vocalist and pianist¬†Steve Ross in a special new show¬†‚ÄúAutumn Serenades‚Ä̬†on¬†Monday, October 24¬†at¬†7:00 PM. Ross will sing a few mellow seasonal ballads, including ‚ÄúSeptember in the Rain,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúAutumn Leaves,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSeptember Song,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWhen October Goes.‚ÄĚ

Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall  Photo Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will continue to shine the spotlight through New Year's Eve on his sensational, biggest lineup of stars yet, for this his eleventh anniversary season at the acclaimed Provincetown Art House.

Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at B Photo Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a special musical evening with three great musical talents Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman, and Peter Cincotti, in ‚ÄúThree Friends, One Piano‚ÄĚ on Monday, October 10 at 7:00 PM.

Christine Ebersole Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2021

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's seeing LuAnn de Lesseps, star of one of the most successful franchises in television history, 'The Real Housewives of New York.'

BWW Exclusive: Leading Ladies with Special Guest Maureen Hamill VideoBWW Exclusive: Leading Ladies with Special Guest Maureen Hamill
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 23, 2020

Today on Leading Ladies is Maureen Hamill-a renowned Cabaret singer, Director and Producer.

Broadway Rewind: WAR PAINT Arrives on Broadway with Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole VideoBroadway Rewind: WAR PAINT Arrives on Broadway with Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when War Paint opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 236 performances. Led by Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the musical featured a book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie, choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and direction by Michael Greif. 

VIDEO: Jim Caruso's PAJAMA CAST PARTY Returns Tonight at 8pm - Watch Live Here! VideoVIDEO: Jim Caruso's PAJAMA CAST PARTY Returns Tonight at 8pm - Watch Live Here!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

The mother of all open mic night/variety shows has taken to to the web, and it's required watching for lovers of Broadway, jazz and cabaret. 

VIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, October 22- Happy Birthday, Marc Shaiman!
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2019

On this day we celebrate legendary composer of stage and screen, the great Marc Shaiman!

BWW Flashback: Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With a Look Back at BLITHE SPIRIT VideoBWW Flashback: Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With a Look Back at BLITHE SPIRIT's Opening!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

It's time to celebrate because today is the birthday of legendary stage and screen actress Angela Lansbury! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening night of her Tony-winning performance in Blithe Spirit on Broadway! Check out the video to see Lansbury alongside her co-stars Christine Ebersole, Rupert Everett, and more on this special night!

VIDEO: Alice Ripley Stars In North Shore Music Theatres's SUNSET BOULEVARD VideoVIDEO: Alice Ripley Stars In North Shore Music Theatres's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Alan Henry - Sep 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alice Ripley  as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6, 2019. 

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert VideoVIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook kicks off Wednesday, January 30 with a thrilling performance of classic Broadway song and dance numbers by Tony Yazbeck. See Tony dancing his way to his latest gig below!

Tune In For A LIVE Front Row Glimpse Of Feinstein & Ebersole at 54 Below TONIGHT VideoTune In For A LIVE Front Row Glimpse Of Feinstein & Ebersole at 54 Below TONIGHT
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Aug 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld is taking you inside Broadway's legendary supper club, 54 Below, LIVE at 7:00pm (EST) our Instagram account TONIGHT for Michael Feinstein & Christine Ebersole's show: TWO FOR THE ROAD.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legendary composer Jerry Herman!


Christine Ebersole Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Christine Ebersole been in?
Christine Ebersole has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Christine Ebersole been in?
Christine Ebersole has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Christine Ebersole's first West End show?
Christine Ebersole's first West End show was Grey Gardens which opened in

What awards has Christine Ebersole been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for War Paint , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for War Paint , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for War Paint , Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Grey Gardens , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Grey Gardens , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Grey Gardens , Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Grey Gardens , Performance (Obie Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Talking Heads , Performance (Obie Awards) for Talking Heads , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dinner at Eight , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Dinner at Eight , Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 42nd Street Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for 42nd Street and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for 42nd Street .

What awards has Christine Ebersole won?
Best Leading Actress in a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Grey Gardens, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Grey Gardens, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Grey Gardens, Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Grey Gardens, Performance (Obie Awards) for Grey Gardens, Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Featured Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Talking Heads, Performance (Obie Awards) for Talking Heads, Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 42nd Street Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for 42nd Streetand Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for 42nd Street.