Julia Mattison, seen in the Broadway revival of Godspell, will return to Feinstein’s/54 Below as her elderly alter ego, Ruby Manger, May 22 at 9:30 PM and shares an exclusive video from her last engagement.
Written and conceived by Mattison with original songs by Mattison and Noel Carey, Ruby Manger Live! The Farewell Engagement will feature musical supervision and orchestrations by Charlie Rosen and direction by Max Friedman.
According to Feinstein’s/54 Below, “Join fictional Broadway diva Ruby Manger as she makes her long-awaited return to the New York Stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Julia Mattison stars as Ms. Manger, an enigmatic Broadway icon, famous for such roles as Trudy the Blind Ghost in I See You, Not Really, But You Know What I Mean (Tony Award Winner, Best Musical and Best Actress) and as Roberta in the film Inside Roberta (Sundance Film Festival rejected submission). Through a whirlwind of songs, stories, and Broadway’s special guests, Ruby will re-visit her greatest career highlights and lowlights, from winning her first Tony award, to her not-so-secret love affairs, to doing quaaludes in a basement with Rod Stewart that one time. Ms. Manger is back from rehab, better than ever, and ready to re- claim her place as Broadway’s shining Ruby with a thrilling and revealing evening at Broadway's Nightclub!”
Visit 54Below.com for more information and to purchase tickets.