Christine Ebersole brings her acclaimed concert The End Of The World As We Know It Cabaret to the Axelrod PAC, direct from The Cafe Carlyle in New York. The evening is sure to be one of the highlights of the Axelrod summer season.
Christine's End Of The World, thought to be "the Apex of New York" by the New Times' Stephen Holden, includes classics by such artists as Noel Coward, Shirley temple, Peggy Lee, Sophie Tucker, Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg. Audiences can expect to hear "Strike Up The Band," "Johnny One Note," "Pennies from Heaven" and other favorites from the Great American Songbook.
Christine Ebersole won the 2007 "Tony Award for Outstanding Actress" in the "role of a lifetime" as "Edie Beale" in the acclaimed Tony Nominated Broadway Musical GREY GARDENS. Lauded with virtually every Off- Broadway theater award when it premiered at Playwrights Horizon, GREY GARDENS went on to pack its Broadway theater for over a year, with every theater critic praising Christine's bravura performance.
Additionally on Broadway, Christine has won critical acclaim as well as the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Tony Award for Best Outstanding Actress in a Musical, for her portrayal of "Dorothy Brock" in the revival of 42nd STREET, starred in DINNER AT EIGHT, garnering a Tony Award nomination and starred as M'Lynn on Broadway in STEEL MAGNOLIAS.
In concert, Christine has appeared in concert at Carnegie Hall with The San Francisco Symphony (PBS Special), multiple concerts with The Boston Pops, multiple appearances at The Kennedy Center Honors, a 2009 solo concert at The Kennedy Center and in virtually every city across the country.
In television, Christine has appeared in "Retired at 35," "Boston Legal," "Law and Order, SVU," USA's "Royal Pains,"( in a continuing role) "Lipstick Jungle," "Cashmere Mafia," "Will and Grace" and ABC's "Samantha Who." She has appeared on "The Today Show," "The View" and "The Colbert Report."
In film, Christine was featured in "Confessions of a Shopaholic," "Tootsie," "Black Sheep," Amadeus," "Dead Again," "My Favorite Martian," My Girl II," "Folks!" "and "Richie Rich."
She stars opposite Robert DeNiro, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams and Diane Keaton in the forthcoming 2012 film "The Wedding."