Ebersole and Naughton to Team for August Concerts

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Two two-time Tony winners, Christine Ebersole and James Naughton, will join forces for two upcoming concerts.
Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole

On Aug. 8 Ebersole and Naughton will perform at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, CT. The duo will then offer a concert at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center in Westhampton Beach, NY, Aug. 9. Show times are 8 PM Aug. 8 and 8:30 PM Aug. 9.

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 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.

James Naughton won Tony Awards for his performances in City of Angels and the revival of Chicago and a MAC Award for his cabaret evening, "James Naughton: Street of Dreams." He directed the Broadway revivals of Our Town and The Price, and his screen credits include "Brooklyn Bridge," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Ally McBeal," "The Devil Wears Prada," "The Good Mother," "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Paper Chase."

For tickets to the Aug. 8 concert visit www.theklein.org; for Aug. 9 go to www.whbpac.org.

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