About the Show/Event
Information for Sunset Boulevard at Minack Theatre, Penzance (Musical). Based on Billy Wilder's 1950 Oscar-winning film of the same name, Sunset Boulevard depicts the faded glamour of former Hollywood actress Norma Desmond. The ex-silent movie star is portrayed living in isolation, with only memories for company. However, when struggling screenwriter Joe Gillis appears at her house, she demands a second chance in the limelight.
Music Andrew Lloyd Webber. Book by Don Black. Book by Christopher Hampton. Lyrics Don Black. Presented by The British Theatre Academy.