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Ruby Rakos

 
Bio:
Broadway: Billy Elliot (Tracey Atkinson). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Papermill Playhouse) The House on the Hill (world premiere, CATF), Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House). She is a graduate of the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan and is a New Jersey ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Billy Elliot (Tracey Atkinson). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Papermill Playhouse) The House on the Hill (world premiere, CATF), Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House). She is a graduate of the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan and is a New Jersey ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere, 2019
Judy Garland/Frances Gumm
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ballet Girl [Replacement]
Tracey Atkinson [Replacement]

Photos

Karen Mason, Ruby Rakos and Stephen DeRosa Photo

Karen Mason, Ruby Rakos and Stephen DeRosa

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Date:
10/07/2019
Marc Alto, Ruby Rakos, Lorna Luft, Michael Wartella, Tina Marie Casamento, David Libb Photo

Marc Alto, Ruby Rakos, Lorna Luft, Michael Wartella, Tina Marie Casamento, David Libby and Richard Winkler

From: 
Date:
10/07/2019
Lesli Margherita, Ruby Rakos, Lorna Luft ad Max Von Essen Photo

Lesli Margherita, Ruby Rakos, Lorna Luft ad Max Von Essen

From: 
Date:
10/07/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere, 2019
Judy Garland/Frances Gumm

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ballet Girl [Replacement]

Tracey Atkinson [Replacement]

Ruby Rakos Biography

Broadway: Billy Elliot (Tracey
Atkinson). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Papermill Playhouse) The House on the
Hill (world premiere, CATF), Chasing Rainbows (Flat
Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House). She is a
graduate of the Professional Performing Arts School in
Manhattan and is a New Jersey native. Huge thanks to
Matt and everyone at DGRW, Tina Marie and the
creative team, and her family




Ruby Rakos News

VIDEO: Watch Kathy Najimy, Ruby Rakos & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Photo VIDEO: Watch Kathy Najimy, Ruby Rakos & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party
by Jim Caruso - Aug 24, 2020

Join the party tonight (8pm) with special guests Kathy Najimy, Darius Freeman, Ariana Salavas, Marcus Monroe, and Ruby Rakos.

BWW Review: Craig Horsley Debuts LOVE AND OTHER FEELINGS REVEALED at The Hidden Cabar Photo BWW Review: Craig Horsley Debuts LOVE AND OTHER FEELINGS REVEALED at The Hidden Cabaret
by Chris Struck - Feb 16, 2020

Craig Horsley is an interesting character. A popular one too. So when he cooked up this new show exploring love and revealing all of the emotions that come with it, it seems like the whole town came out to see him sing.

The Hidden Cabaret Will Present LOVE AND OTHER FEELINGS REVEALED AT HIDDEN CABARET Photo The Hidden Cabaret Will Present LOVE AND OTHER FEELINGS REVEALED AT HIDDEN CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020

The Hidden Cabaret, the new cabaret series at the Secret Room at 707 8th Avenue, will unveil its latest production on February 10th at 7PM.

BWW Review: THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CABARET CONVENTION JUDY! A GARLAND OF SONG at Photo BWW Review: THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CABARET CONVENTION JUDY! A GARLAND OF SONG at The Rose Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 31, 2019

There was so much heart, love and entertainment on the stage of The Rose Theater last night, as The Cabaret Convention celebrated the legacy and the music of the legendary Judy Garland

Photo Coverage: Judy Garland Celebrated at New York Cabaret Convention Photo Photo Coverage: Judy Garland Celebrated at New York Cabaret Convention
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 31, 2019

The third night of the Mabel Mercer Foundation's New York Cabaret Convention hosted by Judy Garland expert John Fricke and actor, singer, humorist Klea Blackhurst had many noteworthy performances during it's three hours last night at Rose Theater. However, the most touching and dramatic Judy Garland minute was not musical. It happened when Sidney Myer a New York City Cabaret superstar related a story from his youth. It seems that Sidney survived the stress of the 50's and 60's of being “different” in the all boy New Jersey Prep School he attended (which Sidney recalled was populated by boys who specialized in terrorism) by focusing on his love of music and his worship of Judy Garland. He described to a spellbound Convention audience of being brought to a Judy Garland concert by his parents, he had his sign “ We Love Judy” in hand and with thousands cheering her as she walked down the aisle in a twist of fate he accidentally came face to face with her. Judy shook his hand and he managed to get out a “thank you” even though he had rehearsed a speech for years if this kind of moment ever happened. . There wasn't a dry eye in the house after his story. The evening had many humorous and emotional moments as Emmy Award winning host John Fricke, who is considered the preeminent Judy Garland and Wizard of Oz authority related many stories about Garland. Klea Blackhurst is probably one of the most effective and beloved Convention hosts and she used her wit and music to make it as always one of the most enjoyable of Convention nights.

BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively Photo BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2019

It was a spectacular start to the four night 2019 Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater Last night.

Paper Mill Celebrates Spirit Day 2019 Photo Paper Mill Celebrates Spirit Day 2019
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse and the company of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz support a?oeSpirit Day 2019a?? in the attached image. This year's Spirit Day (Thursday, October 17) is a means of speaking out against LGBTQ bullying and standing with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities. Pledging to 'go purple' on Spirit Day is a way for everyone to visibly show solidarity with LGBTQ youth and to take part in the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world.  

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS Photo Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS
by Review Roundups - Oct 9, 2019

The reviews are in! What did the critics have to say? Don your ruby slipper! Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz is now on stage featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento.

Photo Coverage: CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mi Photo Photo Coverage: CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 7, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz has officially opened! The new musical features a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento.

BWW Review: CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Exhilarating  Photo BWW Review: CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Exhilarating New Musical Theatre Production
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 7, 2019

'Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz' is now making its thrilling New Jersey premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse through October 27. The show is masterfully directed by Denis Jones and features an outstanding, versatile cast.

Ruby Rakos Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

Don your ruby slippers and grab Toto as you take a peek inside Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mil VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2019

Performances are underway for Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz at Paper Mill Playhouse! News12 New Jersey recently gave us a first look at footage from the production! Additionally, they sat down with some of the cast and creatives to talk about the show.

BWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press! VideoBWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2019

The company just met the press and BWW correspondent Richard Ridge is taking you inside the big day below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Flat Rock Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2015

Flat Rock Playhouse's presentation of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ world premiere chronicles the life of a young Judy Garland. This exciting new musical explores her extraordinary journey from vaudeville to Hollywood to stardom which culminated in one of the most popular films of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ. The production runs now through December 19, 2015 at Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Click below to watch highlights from the show!


Ruby Rakos Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ruby Rakos been in?
Ruby Rakos has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ruby Rakos been in?
Ruby Rakos has not appeared in the West End