Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SUNSET BOULEVARD
October 28, 2013 at 12:00am
To: January 4, 2014 at 11:59pm
Pieter Toerien is proud to announce the season of ANDREW LLOYD-WEBBER's multi-awarding winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD ... a Hollywood tale of love, obsession and madness at the Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay from October 28 to .
Starring ANGELA KILIAN (CATS, The Phantom of the Opera, EVITA) as Norma Desmond and JONATHAN ROXMOUTH (The Phantom of the Opera, Beauty and the Beast, Grease) as Joe Gillis.Directed by PAUL WARWICK GRIFFIN (Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, HAIR, CHESS and EVITA, which broke Box Office records). Set in the decaying mansion of faded film star Norma Desmond on the fabled Los Angeles Street, SUNSET BOULEVARD follows the meeting between this glamorous "greatest star of all" and down-on-his-luck screenwriter Joe Gillis.
Based on the Academy Award Winning film directed and co-written by Billy Wilder, SUNSET BOULEVARD is a story is about Norma Desmond, a faded star of the early years of filmmaking. When talkies pushed silent films and their stars out of the limelight, Norma locked herself into her decaying mansion on the fabled Los Angeles boulevard with her memories, an ex-husband and a chimp as her only companions. Twenty years later, when disillusioned screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles within her reach, Norma sees in him an opportunity to make her "return" to the big screen.
SUNSET BOULEVARD has seen some of the biggest stage and film stars take the leading roles, including Glenn Close (who is tipped to reprise her stage role in the upcoming film), the great Patti LuPone, Petula Clark, Elaine Page, Diahann Carroll, William Holden, Hugh Jackman, and Michael Ball.Including the songs The Greatest Star of All, Girl Meets Boy, New Ways to Dream, This Time Next Year, Sunset Boulevard and As If We Never Said Goodbye.
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