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Billy Wilder

 
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Date of Birth: June 22, 1906
Date of Death: March 26, 2002 (95)

Birth Place: Sucha, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
 

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Billy Wilder News

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of ORLANDO, starring Emma Corrin? Photo Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of ORLANDO, starring Emma Corrin?
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 6, 2022

Michael Grandage directs Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett’s joyous new adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s modern masterpiece – Orlando. Leading an eleven-strong company in a bold new staging, Olivier Award nominee Emma Corrin returns to London’s West End in one of the most surprising stories in the English language.

Derek Klena, Auli'i Cravalho, and Nathan Gunn Join SUNSET BOULEVARD at the Kennedy Ce Photo Derek Klena, Auli'i Cravalho, and Nathan Gunn Join SUNSET BOULEVARD at the Kennedy Center Starring Stephanie J. Block
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Additional casting has been announced joining Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block in the Broadway Center Stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. See the full cast list, how to get tickets and more.

Brandon Victor Dixon to Appear at MUSE/IQUE's SUNSET ON SUNSET in November Photo Brandon Victor Dixon to Appear at MUSE/IQUE's SUNSET ON SUNSET in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 23, 2022

MUSE/IQUE will conclude its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music. Each concert of L.A. Composed focusses on a different street and the music that is associated with it. Sunset on Sunset, a musical journey into the center of L.A.'s soul, will be performed Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 at 7:30pm at historic Union Station.

Latin American Cinemateca Of Los Angeles And The UCLA Film & Television Archive Prese Photo Latin American Cinemateca Of Los Angeles And The UCLA Film & Television Archive Present Spanish Language DRÁCULA (1931)
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022

The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA) and the UCLA Film & Television Archive will co-present the special virtual screening of classic film DrĂĄcula, the long-lost film shot on the same set as the Bella Lagossi classic, considered by many critics to be the better of the two films.

The Brattle And The Coolidge Announce NOIRVEMBER 2022 Lineup Photo The Brattle And The Coolidge Announce NOIRVEMBER 2022 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022

Boston film fans have ample reason to rejoice this November, as the area's two iconic art house cinemas—Cambridge's The Brattle Theatre and Brookline's Coolidge Corner Theatre—unveil a thrilling lineup of film noir in celebration of “Noirvember.”

Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at Music Theatre of Connecticut Photo Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at Music Theatre of Connecticut
by Brooks Appelbaum - Sep 25, 2022

Director Kevin Connors (also the Artistic Director of MTC) has worked wonders adapting big Broadway shows to fit, literally and artistically, into his intimate theatre space, which has the audience on three sides of a postage stamp stage. His GYPSY was superb, as he understood that this is essentially a mother-daughter drama; and he created what would seem the impossible in such a space with a beautiful production of RAGTIME. He has done the same with others.

The 25th Annual Indie Memphis Film Festival Announces Additional Titles Photo The 25th Annual Indie Memphis Film Festival Announces Additional Titles
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2022

Indie Memphis Film Festival, presented by Duncan-Williams, Inc. and Duncan Williams Asset Management, has shared some very exciting new additions to its 2022 slate. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Indie Memphis Film Festival, and it’s bigger than ever with these cutting edge new indies and beautifully restored camp classics.

SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens MTC's 36th Season With Broadway & Local Actors! Photo SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens MTC's 36th Season With Broadway & Local Actors!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company opens their 36th MainStage Season with Sunset Boulevard.

THE NOEL DIARY to Premiere on Netflix in November Photo THE NOEL DIARY to Premiere on Netflix in November
by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

When best-selling author Jake Turner (Justin Hartley) returns home at Christmas to settle his estranged mother's estate, he discovers a diary that may hold secrets to his own past and that of Rachel (Barrett Doss) - an intriguing young woman on a mission of her own. The cast also includes Essence Atkins with Bonnie Bedelia and James Remar.

World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Com Photo World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Come to Broadway in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The world premiere production of HIGH NOON, based on the iconic and beloved Academy Award-winning film of the same title will arrive on Broadway in 2023.

Billy Wilder Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Curve Leicester's SUNSET BOULEVARD Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Curve Leicester's SUNSET BOULEVARD Concert

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 2, 2021

Leicester's Curve theatre is now streaming a virtual version of Sunset Boulevard in Concert.

BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music T Videoplay
BWW TV: Hollis Resnik Sings 'With One Look' In SUNSET BOULEVARD At Porchlight Music Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre presents Sunset Boulevard at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and books by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard stars Hollis Resnik and is directed by Michael Weber, choreographed by Shanna VanDerwerker and music directed by Aaron Benham.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 12- Patti LuPone Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD on London's West  Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, July 12- Patti LuPone Stars in SUNSET BOULEVARD on London's West End

by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2018

On this day in 1993, Patti LuPone starred as Norma Desmond in the premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard.

VIDEO: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Take Final Broadway Bows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close took her final bow today as 'Norma Desmond' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard. Check out the video of the final curtain call below!

VIDEO: Glenn Close Recalls Taking On Lead Broadway Role With No Rehearsals!
by Caryn Robbins - May 11, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, Glenn Close chatted about one of her first jobs on Broadway as an understudy, and having to play the lead role without rehearsing.

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Return to 'Norma Desmond' on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Glenn Close, star of SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway, shared a framed letter she received from her idol, Hollywood icon Katharine Hepburn.

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Reprising Role of Norma Desmond in Broadway's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Glenn Close chatted about her costume collection which she plans to donate to Indiana University. Later, the actress talks about reprising her role as Norma Desmond in the Broadway revival of SUNSET BOULEVARD.

Red Carpet Roundup: Richard Ridge Gets the Inside Scoop on Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by TV - Red Carpets - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed actress Glenn Close has headed back to Broadway to play the iconic role of faded Hollywood star Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard, which won her a Tony in 1995.

VIDEO: SUNSET BOULEVARD's Glenn Close Shares 'Story Is As Relevant As Ever'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 26, 2017

Glenn Close stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC and tells Matt Lauer, 'the story of Norma Desmond is as relevant as ever.'

VIDEO: Glenn Close Performs 'Splish Splash'; Demos SUNSET BOULEVARD Warm Up Exercises
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 26, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Glenn Close gave a sample of one of her high school performing group's song parodies and demos a vocal exercise she uses to warm up for her Broadway show SUNSET BOULEVARD.


Billy Wilder Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Billy Wilder written?
Billy Wilder has written 3 shows including Promises, Promises (Source Material), Some Like It Hot (Source Material), Sunset Boulevard (Source Material).