Christine Ebersole Stays in Her Pajamas All Day

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Name: Christine Ebersole
Occupation: Tony-winning singer-actress, whose new nightclub act, “Good Friends” with Michael Feinstein, runs at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency from September 8 to 12.
Neighborhood: Maplewood, New Jersey

Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Luke Rudkowski.

What's the best meal you've eaten in New York?
Dinner at La Masseria on 48th Street.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
I stay in my pajamas until I have to leave for work.

What's the last thing you saw on Broadway?
9 to 5.

Do you give money to panhandlers?
Yes.

What's your drink?
Club soda with pineapple juice and lime.

How often do you prepare your own meals?
As often as I can.

What's your favorite medication?
A good cat.

What's hanging above your sofa?
I don't have a sofa at the moment. I gave it to the Fortune Society.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?
What I spend.

When's bedtime?
Hopefully before the sun comes up.

Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square?
The old Times Square.

What do you think of Donald Trump?
I think he is very tall.

Who is your mortal enemy?
The illusion of other.

How has the economic downturn affected your life?
I'm lousy at growing my own food.

Times, Post, or Daily News?
Brasscheck.com.

Where do you go to be alone?
I go to sleep.

What makes someone a New Yorker?
When you realize New York is the center of the universe.