Sunset Boulevard

Based on the film by Billy Wilder

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Join us in High-heeled heaven!! The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 18 through October 27.
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Grammy Award-winning recording artist and music legend Thelma Houston is set to return to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood with her new show From Sunshower to Motown for two performances only on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. Music direction is by Darrell Alston.
by Annette Stolt - Sep 8, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019
Michael Colby and Paul Katz, the creative team behind Tales of Tinseltown, have another Hollywood musical in the offing. On Saturday, November 2nd at 7 pm, The Green Room 42 presents Slay It With Music In Concert a?" to benefit International Rescue Committee. The original musical, acclaimed in both London and off-Broadway, is an ode to Grande Dame Guignol, the genre of 1960s horror movies in which stars like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford made screen comebacks, in the tradition of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Sunset Boulevard, and Psycho. It's a sharp way to cap off Halloween weekend, promising laughs, thrills and chills. The Green Room 42 is on the 4th Floor of YOTEL at 42nd Street and 10th Avenue. The concert version features an all-star cast, directed by Charles Repole with musical direction by Phil Reno. Tickets range between $22.50 and $62.50, and are available now online at: https://tinyurl.com/yyyo4vhn. There is no minimum required at GR42.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
The Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's season this Fall. 
by Christine Swerczek - Sep 5, 2019
I first interviewed Ron Bohmer when he came to the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln, Nebraska as the Prophet Joseph Smith in THE BOOK OF MORMON. Recently, I spoke with him again and am delighted to show you another side of this talented Broadway star who has appeared as the Phantom in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Joe Gillis in SUNSET BOULEVARD, Enjolras in LES MISERABLES, and in a very long list of other lead roles in his 25 year career that has netted him numerous award wins and nominations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Segerstrom Center for the Arts proudly presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley October 17 a?" 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater. Following her star turn as Dolly Levi in the hit National Tour of Hello, Dolly! Buckley returns to the Center headlining the opening of the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series. Buckley is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies with an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe. Accompanied by pianist and music director Christian Jacob, Buckley is joined by a quartet of musicians for three intimate evenings of cabaret which will include selections from her newest release Hope, and her acclaimed double album Story Songs, part of which was recorded at the Samueli Theater. Said Playbill, a?oeBuckley tears at the heart like few others can, offering stories in song that are not only entrancing, but wholly worth repeating.a??
by Chantal Kunst - Sep 5, 2019
Queen leadzanger Freddie Mercury zou vandaag, 5 september 2019, zijn 73e verjaardag hebben moeten vieren en op deze bijzondere dag maakt TEC Entertainment bekend dat Stanley Burleson, naast de Amerikaanse superster Anastacia, te zien zal zijn in de rockmusical WE WILL ROCK YOU. De geheel eigen, spectaculair nieuwe versie van de internationaal succesvolle musical van Queen en Ben Elton wordt geheel in het Engels opgevoerd en geproduceerd in samenwerking met Peep Arrow Entertainment. in. De rockmusical is voor een beperkte speelperiode uitsluitend te zien in AFAS Live in Amsterdam. World Forum Theater in Den Haag, Schouwburg Hengelo en MartiniPlaza in Groningen. De première van WE WILL ROCK YOUis op vrijdag 6 December 2019 in Amsterdam.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Final seats are on sale tomorrow for the highly acclaimed Australian musical, Muriel's Wedding the Musical, set to light up Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre from 19 September 2019, with official opening night 21 September.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SUNSET BOULEVARD. Performances begin on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Judson Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award nominee Alan Campbell will headline their November production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution. Performances begin Thursday, November 21 and run through Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Owens Auditorium at the newly renovated Bradshaw Performing Arts Center (3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374).
by Helge Arnoldt - Sep 3, 2019
Carrie a?" The Musical was the final production of this year's graduating class of the Stage School in Hamburg. Felix Löwy and Lauren Slater-Klein directed the show. It was produced by Thomes Gehle and performed 40 times this July and August at the First Stage Theatre. The musical's book is by Lawrence D. Cohen, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and music by Michael Gore. The story is based on Stephen King's novel Carrie, published in 1974. It is about a teenage girl who is raised by her religious fanatic mother. Bullied at school and oppressed by her classmates, she unleashes telekinetic powers which lead to a fatal climax at the school's prom night.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Full casting has been announced for the Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Saturday 16 November 2019 a?' Saturday 4 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
The exhibit, I Am More, featuring sixteen paintings of individuals accompanied by essays about how they are more than their mental challenges, will be hosted by Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre during the run of a?oeSunset Boulevarda?? from Sept. 24-Oct. 6, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Tony-Award winning Broadway, film and TV actress/singer Betty Buckley is fresh off her year long acclaimed run in the First National Tour of the new production of the Broadway Hit  a?oeHello, Dolly!a?? She is preparing to kick off the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Samueli Theater October 17 a?" 19 in Costa Mesa.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SUNSET BOULEVARD. Performances begin on Thursday, September 12 and run through Sunday, October 27, 2019.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 12, 2019
Lena Moy-Borgen's cabaret show Glam Girl in a Grunge World exposes a nightclub talent whose name everyone should know.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Make A Difference Trust is thrilled to announce that award-winning West End star, Kerry Ellis will be performing the finale of WEST END BARES: STRIPPED at the climax of the shows 10th Birthday performance at Troxy on Sunday 13 October at 8.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Singer/Songwriter Steve Grand is hitting the road this fall with his Pink Champagne Tour and will bring it to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for one show only on Tuesday, November 12, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. The Pink Champagne Tour will feature Grand's original material as well as some classic covers from some of the most iconic out gay artists of all-time including Queen, Elton John, and George Michael.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
It's the most FABULOUS time of the year - and entertainer extraordinaire John Barrowman will be celebrating the festive season with fans as he returns to the UK with a dazzling new Christmas tour.
by BWW Special - Sep 1, 2019
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for September, 2019.
by David Tompkins - Aug 9, 2019
Jersey Boys opened this week to one of the most enthusiastic welcomes I have ever witnessed at NSMT. The show stopping ovations were so heartfelt & sustained that the actors literally had to stop, numerous times, to wait for the applause to finish before continuing, and the show deserved the adoration, it is simply terrific.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?" November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Jazz chanteuse Niki Haris will take the stage at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Wednesday, September 25 at 8:30pm, Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Thursday, September 26 at 8:30pm, and at The Purple Room in Palm Springs on Saturday, September 28 at 8pm, it was announced today by Catalina Jazz Club, Martinis Above Fourth, The Purple Room, and Chris Isaacson Presents.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The past month came with many announcements regarding stage-to-screen news! In casting news, The Little Mermaid casting continues to go underway, with reports that Javier Bardem will play King Triton. Not only do we have the film to look forward to, but it was also announced that ABC will air The Little Mermaid Live! with Auli'i Cravalho and Queen Latifah. The highly-anticipated Cats film trailer was released, and a film adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was announced! 
by Paul Smith - Aug 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld recently announced the cast of Almost Famous, the musical adaptation of the 2000 film. The show is set to run at The Old Globe from September to October and will star Colin Donnell, Solea Pfeiffer and many others.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Music Theater Works' 2019 season continues in August with THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13) and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31). To purchase tickets call (847) 920-5360 or order online at www.MusicTheaterWorks.com
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2019
According to the Scottish Sun, John Barrowman will replace judge Jason Gardiner on Dancing on Ice.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Celebrated singer/actress Valerie Perri and her twin sons composer/singer/multi-instrumentalists Jack and Benny Lipson are set to bring their unique musical show All in the Family, directed by Barbara Epstein, to the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura for two performances only on Saturday, August 24 at 8pm and Sunday, August 25 at 2pm, it was announced today. In this special, personal evening of music, the family trio interprets selections from the playlist of their unconventional artistic home, spanning Broadway classics, 60s pop hits, and original compositions. Videos, photos, and amusing anecdotes from their lives on and offstage make for a colorful evening, showcasing three voices that blend with an ease only families can achieve.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 30, 2019
Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Company! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the classic Stephen Sondheim musical Company is returning to Broadway this spring with the show's gender-bent production from London's West End. To prepare you to be side by side by side when the show opens, we're getting to know the two stars, Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone, by looking back at some of their most memorable performances. Check it all out!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2019
Today's top stories: the soundtrack to JUDY is coming September 27 featuring Renee Zellweger, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Get ready for your close-up! Civic Theatre has been granted the rights to produce an all new production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's Sunset Boulevard. This musical is based on the film noir classic by Billy Wilder that starred Gloria Swanson and William Holden. It is the winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical and features some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's loveliest melodies including, 'With One Look' and 'As If We Never Said Goodbye.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Last month The Crazy Coqs Presents at Live at Zédel hosted an evening of songs from musicals of the 1990s featuring James Hume, Alex Lodge, Emma Kingston, Courtney Reed and Rebecca Lock.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Meet the Oz-some current cast of Wicked on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 22, 2019
We asked BroadwayWorld readers to give us their most burning questions about theatre's inner workings, and we received a question asking about what out-of-town tryouts are heading to the stage in the coming months. So we've put together a look to productions from around the country, from Atlanta to Chicago to San Diego and more! Check out our guide to get a peek at upcoming shows including Six, Almost Famous, Becoming Nancy, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, recently announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public this coming Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets.  Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
North Shore Music Theatre has announced complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star the previously announced Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
2014 Wall Street Journal director of the year Eric Tucker brings his irreverent embrace of Shaw's whimsy to American Shakespeare Center (ASC) with a production of Caesar and Cleopatra sure to leave audiences breathless with laughter and enthralled by the ensemble's imagination and versatility.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
2014 Wall Street Journal director of the year Eric Tucker brings his irreverent embrace of Shaw's whimsy to American Shakespeare Center (ASC) with a production of Caesar and Cleopatra sure to leave audiences breathless with laughter and enthralled by the ensemble's imagination and versatility.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
The Mac-Haydn Theatre presents Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's sci-fi hit Little Shop of Horrors, running August 8 through 18.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public on Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets. Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. With three premieres and a total of five musicals, Paper Mill continues to fulfill its mission to enrich, entertain, and inspire audiences and students as the nation's premier musical theater. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Paper Mill Playhouse education and outreach programs are proudly sponsored by The Goren Family and the Harmony Helper App.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences are getting ready to head to Skid Row this fall! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to New York at the Westside Theatre, with previews beginning September 17th and opening night set for October 17th. The production is set to run for a limited engagement through November 24th. To prepare you to go somewhere that's green, we're getting to know the show's cast, including Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Celebrated singer/actress Valerie Perri and her twin sons composer/singer/multi-instrumentalists Jack and Benny Lipson are set to bring their unique musical show All in the Family, directed by Barbara Epstein, to the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura for two performances only on Saturday, August 24 at 8pm and Sunday, August 25 at 2pm, it was announced today. In this special personal evening of music, the family trio interprets selections from the playlist of their unconventional artistic home, spanning Broadway classics, 60s pop hits, and original compositions. Videos, photos, and amusing anecdotes from their lives on and offstage make for a colorful evening, showcasing three voices that blend with an ease only families can achieve.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 1, 2019
Foram anunciados nesta quinta-feira, 1o de agosto, os indicados para a 7a edicao do Premio Bibi Ferreira. Sao cerca de 30 peças concorrendo em 31 categorias. Liderando as indicacoes estao os musicais As Cangaceiras, Billy Elliot e Sunset Boulevard, concorrendo em 10 categorias cada um. O premio sera entregue numa cerimonia, no final de setembro, no Teatro Renault.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Lambert Jackson Productions today announce full casting for Dr Zhivago a?" The UK Concert Première. Joining the previously announced Ramin Karimloo (Yurii Andreyevich Zhivago) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Lara Guishar) are Rhys Bailey (Young Yurii, Sasha), Maisey Bawden (Olya), Isabella Djuve-Wood (Young Lara), Emma De-Anne Edwards (Anna Gromeko), Darcy Jacobs (Young Tonia), Kelly Mathieson (Tonia Gromeko), Charlie McCullagh (Pasha Antipov, Strelnikov), Matthew Woodyatt (Viktor Komarovksy), and Trinity Laban Musical Theatre as the ensemble. The production takes place at Cadogan Hall, on Sunday 1 September, 2pm and 6.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil's performance at Tynecastle Park Stadium as part of the Edinburgh International Festival on Friday, August 2, will be livestreamed beginning at 11 AM PDT / 7 PM BST.