2019 Bistro Award Winning Show
Best Major Engagement
‘Frances Ruffelle LIVE(S) in New York’ is “fun, reckless and wild”
Ruffelle turns cabaret upside down and “crushes it under her high heels” to create a refreshing new form of entertainment.
In this award winning, whip-smart show, Frances and her crazy hot band expose the trials and tribulations of love, loss and adventures from Paris to New York. Expect a French flavor, plenty of gauloises and a good claret.
Frances originated the iconic role of Eponine in the original cast of Les Miserables in London and on Broadway. Her performance on the Grammy Award winning cast album(s) turned the song ‘On My Own’ into a classic throughout the world.
The show is co-written by Frances Ruffelle and Gwyneth Herbert. Musical director- Jude Obermueller.
“The best live performance you’re likely to see for quite some time” Manhattan Digest
“Frances never ceases to surprise and amaze me with the ways she reinvents herself, finding new levels of expression and excellence, always with total commitment and her signature sensual passion. I cannot wait to see what she does next.” ALAN CUMMING
“Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York is one of the best shows I’ve ever seen, modern but timeless, a sensual coquette who will steal your heart.” BETTY BUCKLEY
“The superbly intoxicating Frances Ruffelle. This is seriously the best show I have seen all season, bar none!” The Times Square Chronicles
“My beautiful Frances Ruffelle, my beautiful Wild Child. Her show just proves what a great Piaf she would be. Fun, reckless, and WILD.” PATTI LUPONE
“With this biography in song, Frances Ruffelle fills the room with love, loss and laughter. It’s part Piaf, part Marianne Faithfull, and all excellent.” JOE LEVY, Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
“Ruffelle doesn’t just use the space she crushes it under her high heels” -MARTIN GRAY- The Scotsman***** The Edinburgh Festival
“Frances Ruffelle performs with grace and fire, subtlety and extravagance, delicacy and excitement – sometimes all at once” TIM RICE