⭐ CURVE LEICESTER’S SUNSET BOULEVARD IN CONCERT – CAST ANNOUNCEMENT ⭐
Leicester’s Curve theatre has revealed new dates and further casting for the upcoming concert production of Sunset Boulevard.
Following the latest lockdown measures in England, Sunset Boulevard in concert will now open slightly later than originally planned and run 18th December 2020 – 9th January 2021.
Joining the previously announced Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and Danny Mac as Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard will be a host of original company members from Curve’s award-winning 2017 touring production. Molly Lynch will reprise her role as Betty Schaefer, Adam Pearce returns as Max Von Mayerling, Dougie Carter as Artie Green and Carl Sanderson as Cecil B DeMille.
The Sunset Boulevard company will also include Benjamin Chambers, Owen Chaponda, Joanna Goodwin, Kristoffer Hellström, James Meunier, Gemma Naylor, Joanna O’Hare, Jessica Paul, Sam Peggs and Barney Wilkinson.
Set over a turbulent New Year’s Eve in 1940s Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard is a gripping tale of romance, glamour and obsession. Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster will once again direct this production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece, which features book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and is based on the 1950 film by Billy Wilder.
The production will be fully costumed and performed in the round in the theatre’s newly transformed 533-seat socially distanced auditorium, with the upcoming concert performances making use of a triple revolve donated by Sir Cameron Mackintosh.
A 16-piece orchestra, supported by music licensing company PPL, will bring the musical’s score to life with musical supervision by Stephen Brooker. Set Designer Colin Richmond, Video Designer Douglas O’Connell and Choreographer Lee Proud will also rejoin the production team.
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