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Rachel Dratch

Birth Place: Lexington, MA, USA

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Rachel Dratch who made her Broadway debut in POTUS, is perhaps best known for her 7 years on Saturday Night Live, where she created many memorable characters including “Debbie Downer.” Before that she spent four years with the Mainstage company of Chicago's Second City Theater. Other TV credits include King of Queens, 30 Rock, Billy on the Street, The Middle, Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, and Parks and Recreation. Dratch will be seen as the title role on the ABC series Imaginary Mary opposite Jenna Elfman. On the feature side, Rachel appeared in Universal’s Sisters with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the Adam Sandler films That's My Boy, Just Go with It, Click and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, and opposite Parker Posey and Amy Poehler in Spring Breakdown. She has also lent her voice to Seth Meyers' and Hulu series The Awesomes, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and Disney Channel’s Fish Hooks. She received rave reviews for her portrayal of all the female parts in the play Tail! Spin! off-Broadway in 2014 and co-starred in Privacy at the Public Theater with Daniel Radcliffe.

Dratch was also seen in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play, Ripcord under the direction of David Hyde Pierce. Dratch is also is the author of the memoir Girl Walks Into A Bar: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle published in 2012.

Rachel Dratch Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2022

Original Broadway Production, 2018

Manhattan Concert Production, 2017
Patricia Fodor

Public Theater and Donmar Warehouse Production, 2016

New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]

Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Production, 2015

Culture Project Production, 2014
Wives, Tails, Beards and Barbara Walters

Performer [Replacement]

Special Benefit Production, 2006

Special Benefit Production, 2005

Special Benefit Production, 2004

Special Benefit Production, 2003

Rachel Dratch Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2022 - Distinguished Performance Awards

Rachel Dratch, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Rachel Dratch, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive

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Rachel Dratch News

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, May 19, 2024

Get all the scoop on BOB’S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, May 19, 2024! Tina is determined to get some upper butt action at Chelsea’s party, but in her attempts to dry off her nervous butt sweat, her skirt ends up stuck in the dryer. Watch a video now!
Holland Taylor and Ana Villafañe Will Lead Political Play, N/A

Emmy Award-winner & Tony and Drama Desk Award-nominee Holland Taylor and Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Nominee, and Theatre World Award-winner Ana Villafañe will star as “N” and “A”, respectively in the world premiere of the new play N/A by Mario Correa. We have all of the details!
THE OFFICE Cast- From Screen to Stage

Steve Carell is making his Broadway debut in Anton Chekhov’s UNCLE VANYA. Did you know many other The Office stars have appeared on stage as well? Take a look back on the theatrical history of the cast of The Office!
Saba Films Acquires Worldwide Rights to THE 4:30 MOVIE

Saban Films announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to the upcoming comedy THE 4:30 MOVIE directed and written by Kevin Smith (Clerks III, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Red State). 
Dobama Theatre Unveils 24/25 Season Of Comedies, Award Winners, And Premieres

Discover the line-up for Dobama Theatre's 24/25 season, featuring comedies, award winners, and premieres. Learn about the shows and see how to purchase tickets.
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Break Record For Most Consecutive Shows By Any Comedian At The Beacon Theatre

“Saturday Night Live” alumni Tina Fey and Amy Poehler broke the record for most consecutive shows by any comedian at the Beacon Theatre with their sold-out run of 11 consecutive shows at the iconic venue between February 7 and 18, as part of their Restless Leg tour.
Selena Gomez Joins WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE Revival at Disney Channel With Davie Henrie

Selena Gomez is set to return as Alex Russo in a Wizards of Waverly Place revival series pilot on Disney Channel. Gomez will guest star in the pilot while the series will revolve around David Henrie – who played her brother, Justin – as a series regular. Also joining the pilot are Janice LeAnn Brown, Alkaio Thiele, and Mimi Gianopulos.
SF SKETCHFEST Kicks Off Next Week With Eric Idle, 200+ Shows January 18 - February 4

SF Sketchfest kicks off its 21st comedy festival with legend Eric Idle at the Castro Theatre on Thursday, January 18 followed by over 200 shows taking place through February 4 in venues across San Francisco.
Photos: Inside the MEAN GIRLS Premiere With Tina Fey, Lindsay Lohan, Reneé Rapp & More

Check out photos from the Mean Girls premiere, with Tina Fey, Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’I Cravalho, Jaquel Spivey, Avantika, Bebe Wood, Christopher Briney, Busy Philipps, Jon Hamm, Mahi Alam, and more. Also joining in on the celebration were original stars Lindsay Lohan, Daniel Franzese, and Rajiv Surendra, along Megan Thee Stallion.
Brandon Victor Dixon, Erich Bergen, Rachel Dratch & More to Join SAY's 10th Annual Paul Rudd Celebrity Bowling Benefit

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young ’s Paul Rudd’s 10 th Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit will be held on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 7:00pm at Frames Bowling Lounge in New York, NY .
Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, December 31, 2023

Get all the scoop on BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, December 31, 2023! When Linda and Bob suggest the kids do chores, the family ends up in a showdown in the “Fight at the Not Okay Chore-ral” episode of Bob’s Burgers. Watch a video preview now!
Photos: Jane Curtin Honored At The Players

Actress and comedy icon Jane Curtin has joined a century-old tradition by being honored by a capacity crowd at The Players, New York's landmark members club for artists and arts lovers. See photos!
Photos: Stars Arrive at Opening Night of SPAMALOT!

See photos of stars Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, Vanessa Williams, Victor Garber, Cobie Smulders, and more as they arrive at Spamalot opening night here!
SF Sketchfest Unveils Lineup for 2024 Comedy Festival Featuring More Than 200 Shows

SF Sketchfest has revealed the initial lineup for the 2024 Comedy Festival in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale on November 19.
NBC Unveils Holiday Season Schedule With Barry Manilow, Dolly Parton & More

Viewers can once again look forward to a robust slate of their favorite specials including the “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” and several others. New programming for 2023 includes “Christmas at the Opry,” hosted by Grammy Award-winning country superstar Wynonna Judd, “Christmas at Graceland” and more.
Meet the Cast of MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Beginning Previews Tonight!

The search for the grail continues, on Broadway this fall! Direct from a sold out run at the Kennedy Center, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT returns to Broadway tonight! Meet the cast of SPAMALOT here!
Review: LITTLE BY LITTLE, CUT TOO SHORT, & BROADWAY BOUND Bring Some Pleasures To 54 Below

These three evenings at 54 Below celebrated what some might cavalierly dismiss as missable musical theatre “also-rans,” but they’d be missing out
Fox Sets Premiere Date For GRIMSBURG Starring Jon Hamm - Watch the Trailer Here!

The all-new animated comedy, executive produced by and starring Jon Hamm, will premiere on Sunday, January 7, immediately following the FOX NFL doubleheader. The cast also includes Erinn Hayes, Rachel Dratch, Alan Tudyk, Kevin Michael Richardson, and Greg Chun.
American Cinematheque Presents PROOF: PROOF OF CONCEPT FILM FESTIVAL

The American Cinematheque announced the lineup of official selections and events for the debut of PROOF: Proof of Concept Film Festival, taking place October 20-22. The innovative new film festival will present a dozen thematically curated programs featuring 42 official selections, filmmaking labs and panels – all taking place at the Culver Theater.
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, October 15, 2023

Get all the scoop on BOB’S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, October 15, 2023! Bob and Linda help Gretchen throw her sister's bachelorette party. Meanwhile, Tina forces Gene and Louise to play a board game they found on the street in the all-new “The Pickleorette” episode. Watch a video now!


How many Broadway shows has Rachel Dratch been in?

Rachel Dratch has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Rachel Dratch been in?

Rachel Dratch has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Rachel Dratch been nominated for?

Rachel Dratch has been nominated for Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive.

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