Les Miz's Frances Ruffelle to Play N.Y.C. Gig in June

News   Les Miz's Frances Ruffelle to Play N.Y.C. Gig in June Frances Ruffelle, who created the role of Eponine in the London and Broadway productions of Les Misérables, will make a rare New York nightclub appearance in June.
Frances Ruffelle
Frances Ruffelle

On June 26 the Tony-winning actress will play The Supper Club on West 47th Street. Backed by the George Gee Big Band, Ruffelle will offer an evening of Big Band favorites, show tunes, pop songs and standards. Show time is 8:45 PM; doors open at 7:30 PM. Ruffelle's engagement will coincide with the release of her forthcoming solo CD, which was recorded live in London. The disc, due this summer, is simply titled "Live at Ronnie Scott's."

Frances Ruffelle's West End theatre credits include Starlight Express, Les Misérables and Chicago. She made her Broadway bow in the original cast of Les Misérables, earning a Tony Award, a Helen Hayes Award, a Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Eponine.

The Supper Club is located in Manhattan at 240 West 47th Street. Tickets, priced at $65, are available by calling (212) 352-3101.