Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Silent movie star Norma Desmond longs for a return to the big screen, having been discarded by tinsel town with the advent of ”talkies”. Her glamour has faded in all but her mind. When she meets struggling Hollywood screen-writer Joe Gillis in dramatic circumstances, their subsequent passionate and volatile relationship leads to an unforeseen and tragic conclusion.
ORiGiN™ Theatrical is proud to announce the release of this Tony Award winning musical to amateur societies across Australia and New Zealand.
The original Australian production of Sunset Boulevard opened at the Regent Theatre, Melbourne on October 26 1996 and starred Debra Byrne as Norma and Hugh Jackman as Joe.
Sunset Boulevard takes place in Hollywood between 1949 and 1950.
Principals: 2 Women, 2 Men
Featured: 4 Men plus large ensemble characters
In this video clip, GLENN CLOSE performs ‘With One Look’ from Sunset Boulevard:
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