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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.Performers Kathryn Evans (Norma Desmond), Ben Goddard (Joe Gillis), Elisa Boyd (Artie Green, Tomm Coles (Artie Green), Alexander Evans (Sheldrake), Kate Feldschreiber, Nick Lashbrook (Cecil B Demille), Tarek Merchant (Betty Schaefer), Laura Pitt Pulford (Betty Schaefer), Helen Power (Manfred), Jon Trenchard (Manfred), Edward York (Max von Meyerling).
Music Andrew Lloyd Webber. Book by Don Black. Book by Christopher Hampton. Lyrics Don Black. Corporate Sponsor Preece and Co. Producer Watermill (produced by arrangement with the Really Useful Group Ltd). Director Craig Revel Horwood. Music Sarah Travis (musical supervisor and arrangement). Design Diego Pitarch. Lighting Richard G Jones.
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