OBSESSED!: Frances Ruffelle Recreates Eponine’s Iconic Pose Using Her “Monkey Arms”
Frances Ruffelle, Les Miz's original Eponine, joins Seth in studio to chat about her Tony-winning role as well as her experiences in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express — basically, friends should NOT let friends roller-skate after a few drinks! Ruffelle then gives a sample of her signature tune "On My Own" with some slightly altered lyrics and another sample which illustrates exactly why Eponine’s classic pose looks like it does. Read Seth’s weekly column. Visit his online home at SethTV.com.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.