Lexington’s Rachel Dratch reads her memoir

Actress, author, and comedian Rachel Dratch enjoys a laugh with the audience at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. (Jay Connor for the Boston Globe)

Former “Saturday Night Live’’ funnywoman and Lexington native Rachel Dratch has been in town for the past two days to promote her memoir, “Girl Walks Into A Bar . . .,’’ about her journey from Massachusetts to New York, where she wound up doing Boston accents on “SNL,’’ her subsequent experiences in the entertainment business (she was almost Jenna on “30 Rock’’), and the shock of finding out that she was pregnant at 43. Dratch spent Tuesday night at the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a sold-out Brookline Booksmith reading that had her surrounded by fans and loved ones, including her dad, Mt. Auburn radiologist Paul Dratch.



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