Popstar Eliza Doolittle joins Frances Ruffelle in Paris Original at St James Studio

Paris Original

Tony Award winning actress and performer Frances Ruffelle is to perform at St James Studio, Victoria, next month.

She stars in Paris Original, from October 1-3 in a show devised by Matt Ryan and Frances Ruffelle and produced by Danielle Tarento.

Appearing alongside her will be Frances’s daughter, popstar Eliza Doolittle, who will play the October 1 show, followed by West End stars Sabrina Aloueche on Oct 2 and Helen Woolf on Oct 3.

Eliza Doolittle

Frances Ruffelle’s last solo show in New York was named one of Playbill’s ‘Unforgettable Theatre Experiences of 2013’.

Now the Tony Award winning actress will perform Paris Original before taking the show to New York.

Most well-known for developing the iconic role of Eponine in Les Misérables, Frances will be treating audiences to a previously unheard song which was cut from the show; Schönberg’s original song for Eponine.

Starring in the original London & Broadway productions of Les Misérables earned Frances a Tony Award, Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and the Helen Hayes Award.

She is also known for her numerous West End musical appearances, including Chicago, Starlight Express and Children Of Eden.

She recently received a UK theatre award nomination for Best Actress for her performance as Edith Piaf in Pam Gem’s play Piaf at Curve, Leicester.

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