Christine Ebersole: Garage Band Fantasy

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315 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In this outing, called Garage Band Fantasy, Christine Ebersole joins forces with musical director/pianist Bette Sussman (Bette Midler/8 years, Whitney Houston/11 years) to celebrate and re-live her favorite pop songs of all time, composed and performed by The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, Michael MacDonald, Sting, Susan Werner, and more. With an all-star band that includes Zev Katz on bass, Clint DeGannon on drums, Larry Saltzman on guitar and Tabitha Fair on background vocals, the evening is sure to rock the socks off of Christine's Broadway fans, yet still employ Ebersole's vast talents as an actor/singer. Christine Ebersole is currently starring on Broadway in Blithe Spirit, and is a two-time Tony-Award winner for Grey Gardens and 42nd Street. She has also garnered universal critical acclaim for her interpretations of beloved classics and standards in nightclubs. The New York Times called her recent performance in the dual roles of Edith Bouvier Beale and "Little" Edie Beale in Grey Gardens as, "one of the most gorgeous performances ever to grace a musical." In addition to stage, Christine Ebersole has delighted audiences with roles in films such as Tootsie and Amadeus, and her television career includes cast roles in Saturday Night Live and One Life to Live. For this special one-night-only engagement, Christine Ebersole will be joined by Emmy award-winning composer/singer/songwriter/producer/pianist and musical director Bette Sussman. Sussman has worked with artists such as Whitney Houston, Tim Curry, Aretha Franklin, and many more. She is currently on hiatus from "The Showgirl Must Go On," Bette Midler's extravaganza at the 4200-seat Coliseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

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