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SNL’s Rachel Dratch: working mom

Rachel Dratch’s son Eli is a lucky kid. Just think of all the playmate possibilities.

There’s been quite the baby boom among Dratch’s former

Saturday Night Live

castmates:

Tina Fey

is pregnant again, so is

Maya Rudolph

.

Amy Poehler

has two little boys, one the same age as Eli.The 8-month-old, conceived when the comedian was 43 with businessman boyfriend

John Wahl

, was a happy accident.“I am 44, I thought, ‘Oh I can’t have kids,’ ’’ she says by phone from NYC, where she is based.The Massachusetts native isn’t one of those sleep-deprived, in-a-haze new mothers.“I’m OK with it,’’ she says. “I’m used to no sleep with my weird showbiz hours.’’Dratch, who will be at the Arsht Center May 5-8 for the comedy show

Celebrity Autobiography

, is writing an as-yet-untitled book about her surprise over-40 pregnancy, among other stories. You can bet they’ll be pretty amusing. Speaking of amusing: For her part in

Celebrity Autobiography

, Dratch will appear with former

Sex and the City

star

Mario Cantone

to read “the cheesiest’’ excerpts from memoirs of stars. Think

Joan Lunden, Burt Reynolds

and his ex-wife

Loni Anderson

. Even Reynolds’ former secretary

Elaine Hall

got in on the act, with

Burt and Me: My Days and Nights with Burt Reynolds

. That tell-all will be up for laugh grabs, too, as well as ones by

Madonna

,

Mr. T

and

Justin Bieber.

The Arsht comedy series, May 12-15, will also feature appearances by

Sharon Gless

and

Desperate Housewives

Roger Bart

.Dratch, who originated the character of Debbie Downer on

SNL

(1999-2006) and has costarred in various movies, including such

Adam Sandler

comedies as

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

,

Click

and

Just Go With It

, is a full-on working mom. She just taped the 100th episode of

30 Rock

and is doing a sketch on pal

Jimmy Fallon

’s show called

The Jersey Floor

, a sendup of

The Jersey Shore

.She was in rehearsals during the interview. “I’ve been dressed as

Snooki

during this whole conversation,’’ she reveals. “I’m short and kind of look like her instantly. But mainly it’s all about the wig and the spray tan.’’Dratch isn’t a fan of the MTV show — or the cast’s six-figure salaries.“After you did your time to get [to the top] and these people are raking it in,’’ she says, “

that

hurts!’’

MADELEINE MARR For tickets to the shows, go to arshtcenter.org.
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