The famed singing actress will play the Museum's Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium Oct. 22 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM.
Ebersole will be backed by musical director/pianist John Oddo.
For her work in the dual roles of Edith Bouvier Beale and "Little" Edie Beale in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Grey Gardens, Christine Ebersole was honored with the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Obie, a special citation from the New York Drama Critics Circle and the Drama League's 2006 Distinguished Performance of the Year Award. She also received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Dorothy Brock in the hit revival of 42nd Street and a 2003 Tony nomination for her performance in Lincoln Center's production of Dinner at Eight. Ebersole's other Broadway credits include Blithe Spirit, The Best Man, Getting Away with Murder, Harrigan 'n Hart, Camelot, Oklahoma!, On the Twentieth Century, I Love My Wife, Angel Street and the City Center Encores! productions of A Connecticut Yankee, Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, Lady in the Dark and Allegro. Ebersole was also seen Off-Broadway in Talking Heads and in the recent City Center Encores! production of Applause.
The Museum will also offer evenings with Dee Dee Bridgewater (Sept. 24) and Steve Ross (Jan. 8 and April 30, 2011).
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is located in Manhattan at 1000 Fifth Avenue. For tickets visit www.metmuseum.org.