In film she is best known for her role in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? North, The Night We Never Met, Billy Bathgate, The Gardener and Let it Be You.She has performed her one-woman show To Heaven in a Swing, The Last Day in the Life of Louisa May Alcot in New York at the American Place Theatre, York Theatre and Barnard College, as well as in Houston, Amherst, Ivoryton Playhouse, Orchard House in Concord and various other regional theatres.In 2010/11 Dan was seen on Broadway as the legendary coach Vince Lombardi in the long running production of LOMBARDI, with the beautiful and talented Judith Light playing Marie Lombardi.The production was directed by Thomas Kail of Hamilton fame.In her free time Christine writes essays and articles (The Washington Post, The St.Petersburg Times, Delta "Sky" Magazine, The Performing Songwriter Magazine) and was the host and now guest host for the popular "Sunday Breakfast" radio program on WFUV, 90.7, public radio from Fordham University in New York City.Dan returned to Broadway in the 2013 & 2014 holiday season with the production of the Tony nominated; A CHRISTMAS STORY: The Musical was directed by John Rando.For NJ Rep Dan wrote and starred in DINNER WITH THE BOYS which later moved to Off-Broadway.
She now performs wireless, enabling her, she says, "to turn any size concert hall into a living room." She also tells stories, twirls glowing batons on stage, and has most recently incorporated a digital phrase sampler into her live concert, enabling her to create improvised lyrics (and intricate vocal harmonies) on the fly.
Christine created, directed, produced, and taught performance courses at the "Martha's Vineyard Singer / Songwriters' Retreat", two month-long events that gathered thirty American songwriters to meet, collaborate, and record new material in September of 19.
She has won one NAIRD Award, two New York Music Awards, four ASCAP composer awards, the Kate Wolf Memorial Award and the 2001 Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding New York Singer/Songwriter of the Year.
However, Dan is most recognized as the Dad on the highly acclaimed Emmy winning, ABC television show, THE WONDER YEARS. Wendie Malick have performed the play THE GUYS for numerous theatre and firemen organizations around the country.
They now do LOVE LETTERS as well, for fund raising events for regional theatres.