Frances Ruffelle News

Date of Birth: August 29, 1965 (52)
Gender: Female
Photo Coverage: JERRY'S GIRLS Opens at The York Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: JERRY'S GIRLS Opens at The York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company's Jerry's Girls, led by Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman celebrated opening night last night!  (more...)

BWW Interviews: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt nos habla de BROADWAY AND WEST END DIVASBWW Interviews: Victoria Hamilton-Barritt nos habla de BROADWAY AND WEST END DIVAS
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 28, 2017

Hemos hablado con una de las cuatro protagonistas del show, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt (IN THE HEIGHTS, THE WILD PARTY, GYPSY o MURDER BALLAD) que llegara a Pedralbes el 7 de julio. (more...)

March Deal: Save 55% On Tickets For THE WILD PARTYMarch Deal: Save 55% On Tickets For THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace. Directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie, The Wild Party is the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre. Save up to 55% on tickets with our March deal - book tickets here from £20 (more...)

VIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other PalaceVIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

First footage is released today of Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace. (more...)

New Musicals Inc. Announces 2017 New Voices Project Writing TeamsNew Musicals Inc. Announces 2017 New Voices Project Writing Teams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

New Musicals Inc. has announced that nine writing teams (with a total of 17 writers and composers) have been selected to participate in the 2017 New Voices Project, a musical theatre development program hosted by New Musicals Inc. in Los Angeles (with support from Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment), now in its fifth year. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY, The Other PalaceBWW Review: THE WILD PARTY, The Other Palace
by Gary Naylor - Feb 21, 2017

The Wild Party is plenty wild enough, but its overly ambitious book and parade of cookie-cutter characters means that it never lands a knockout punch - or song. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE WILD PARTY at the Other Palace - Updated!Review Roundup: THE WILD PARTY at the Other Palace - Updated!
by Review Roundups - Feb 21, 2017

Set against a backdrop of Manhattan decadence and 1920's excess, The Wild Party tells the story of Queenie and Burrs, a Vaudeville showgirl and a Vaudeville clown whose relationship is marked by vicious behaviour and recklessness. In an attempt to salvage their toxic union, they decide to throw a party to end all parties. (more...)

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Leads February's Top 10 New London ShowsWHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a major Albee revival to starry Shakespeare and a steamy musical, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Frances Ruffelle and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt Debut 'Best Friends' from THE WILD PARTYSTAGE TUBE: Frances Ruffelle and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt Debut 'Best Friends' from THE WILD PARTY
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2017

Frances Ruffelle and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt perform 'Best Friend' from the forthcoming West End production of The Wild Party. Directed and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie, The Wild Party will begin previews at The Other Palace on Monday, February 13th, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!BWW Morning Brief January 26th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top news: YOURS UNFAITHFULLY, starring Max Von Essen, opens Off-Broadway, and THE VIEW goes behind the scenes with Whoopi Goldberg for her ALADDIN cameo! (more...)

BWW Interview: Frances Ruffelle Talks THE WILD PARTY at Lloyd Webber's The Other PalaceBWW Interview: Frances Ruffelle Talks THE WILD PARTY at Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace
by Marianka Swain - Jan 25, 2017

Frances Ruffelle is perhaps best known for originating the role of Eponine in Les Miserables. She's since done numerous other stage roles, produced several albums and represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest, and will soon star as Queenie in The Wild Party, the opening musical of Andrew Lloyd Webber's revamped The Other Palace; the show begins previews on 13 February. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All the Performances from AN ANDERSON AND PETTY CHRISTMASVIDEO: Watch All the Performances from AN ANDERSON AND PETTY CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson & Petty returned The St. James Studio over the holidays to present 'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' featuring a host of West End and TV stars stars. (more...)

Full Line-Up Confirmed for 'An Anderson and Petty Christmas'Full Line-Up Confirmed for 'An Anderson and Petty Christmas'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

In addition to the stars below, 'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' has recently added Katie Brayben, Lynne Wilmot, and Declan Egan to the line-up of this one-night-only concert on December 19.  (more...)

Donna McKechnie and More Complete Cast of THE WILD PARTY at The Other PalaceDonna McKechnie and More Complete Cast of THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Full casting is announced today for Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which receives its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Monday 13 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. (more...)

'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' at The St. James in Aid of MAD Trust'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' at The St. James in Aid of MAD Trust
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson & Petty are thrilled to be returning to The St. James Studio to present 'An Anderson & Petty Christmas' featuring a host of West End and TV stars. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle, Toshi Reagon, NY Comedy Fest and More Coming Up at Joe's PubFrances Ruffelle, Toshi Reagon, NY Comedy Fest and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 2 - November 13. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/10/2016 - OH, HELLO Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 10/10/2016 - OH, HELLO Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 10, 2016

Today's big news: OH, HELLO officially opens on the Great White Way, and BROADWAY SNIFFS OUT CANCER benefit takes the stage tonight at Joe's Pub! (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Headlines First Major London Production of THE WILD PARTYFrances Ruffelle Headlines First Major London Production of THE WILD PARTY
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

As Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party will receive its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Saturday 11 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. Directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie and starring Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle, The Wild Party will be the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre, when it reopens in February 2017 as the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group and a home for new musical theatre. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace Announces 2017 SeasonAndrew Lloyd Webber's The Other Palace Announces 2017 Season
by Marianka Swain - Oct 7, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber today announces plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The Other Palace is situated less than 100 yards from Buckingham Palace and close to the Victoria Palace, hence its name. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/7/2016 - KINGDOM COME, STUFFED and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES!Broadway AM Report, 10/7/2016 - KINGDOM COME, STUFFED and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 7, 2016

This weekend's big news: Roundabout Underground's KINGDOM COME brings online dating to the stage tonight, Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED premieres this evening Off-Broadway, and LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES begins on Broadway this Saturday! (more...)

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