Original Les Misérables Star Frances Ruffelle Will Return to 54 Below in September
24 Jul 2013
Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle, who created the role of Eponine in the London and Broadway productions of Les Misérables, will return to the new Manhattan nightspot 54 Below in September.
The acclaimed singing actress, who played the intimate venue in May, will again offer Beneath the Dress Sept. 16 at 7 PM and Sept. 18 at 9:30 PM. There is a $35-$45 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum.
Beneath the Dress promises an "evening that’s all [Ruffelle], celebrating 'women who love to entertain,' via the music from the stage and beyond that made them great."
Frances Ruffelle's many stage appearances include Dinah in Trevor Nunn’s Starlight Express, Yonah in the original West End production of Children of Eden, Roxie Hart in Chicago and, most recently, the title role in Piaf. She also made a cameo appearance in the "Les Misérables" film.
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