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Sunset Boulevard - 2017 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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Alone in the dark, with little more than her celluloid memories, Norma Desmond remains what she has always been- the greatest star of all. Now, she has reclaimed the spotlight once more.



Glenn Close returns to Broadway in the tour de force performance that earned her the Tony Award for Best Actress- and a place in Broadway history- in Sunset Boulevard.



Featuring a 40-piece orchestra, the largest in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterwork of dreams and desire in the land called Hollywood comes to the Palace Theatre for 16 weeks only following a sold out run in London's West End.

Running Time:

2 hours and 40 minutes, with 1 intermission

Palace Theatre (Broadway)


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
1564 Broadway

Featured Reviews For Sunset Boulevard


Review: That ‘Sunset Boulevard’ Close-Up, Finely Focused - New York Times
The scenery may have shrunk, but that face - oh, that face - looms larger than ever. So does the ego that animates it, both indomitable and irreparably broken. "With one look," indeed, to borrow a song lyric that describes such unsettling presence. That outrageous, over-the-top, desperate old lady shedding sanity on the stage of the Palace Theater still has the poetry in her gaze to break every heart.

Sunset Boulevard starring Glenn Close – review at Palace Theatre, New York - The Stage
Those clamouring for Glenn Close's musical return to Broadway won't be disappointed. She gives a suitably grandiose performance as the reclusive screen legend Norma Desmond in Lonny Price's production of Sunset Boulevard. Close more than matches the fiery energy of the 40-piece orchestra. With extravagant gestures, sensationalised poses, and enough shiny, lavish leisure wear to bedazzle Liberace, she makes certain Desmond will forever loom large, even if the pictures around her got small.


 



 

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by Stage Tube - June 1, 2017
Twenty five years ago, the first full performance of SUNSET BOULEVARD, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical had its premiere at Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sydmonton Festival.
by Nicole Rosky - May 25, 2017
With one look she can stop the show...literally.  BroadwayWorld has just learned that at yesterday's matinee of Sunset Boulevard, leading lady Glenn Close paused her performance to politely ask an audience member to stop taking photos, saying it was distracting and disrespectful. She said: "We can have a show or we can have a photo shoot," and then quickly began "With One Look" again from the top of the song.
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2017
This evening, Tony Award winner, Glenn Close, took to Facebook to issue and open and heartfelt apology to audiences at Sunset Boulevard for her absence from the show on Mother's Day.
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.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced Glenn Close in 'Vintage Hollywood,' a fundraising concert on Monday, May 22 at 9:30pm.
by Caryn Robbins - March 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.
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017
Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close stars in the Broadway return of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Directed by Lonny Price, this production of Sunset Boulevard features a 40-piece orchestra on the stage of The Palace Theatre (1564 7th Avenue), the biggest on Broadway in more than 80 years. Fellow stage stars Betty Buckley and Whoopi Goldberg recently visited with the company backstage - scroll down for photos!
by Caryn Robbins - March 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.
by A.A. Cristi - March 7, 2017
Producers Paul Blake and Mike Bosner and The Nederlander Organization announced today the launch of an online ticket lottery for Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical, Sunset Boulevard. The Sunset Boulevard Digital Lottery will open daily at 8 am EST (8 pm EST the evening prior for matinee performances), beginning Tuesday, March 7, 2017, for entrants to win a limited number of $55 same day tickets to that day's performance(s). See below for rules and regulations. The Sunset Boulevard digital lottery is powered by Broadway Direct.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - February 26, 2017
Two of Broadway's newest stars come straight from the West End, where they've been navigating the twisting, frenzied SUNSET BOULEVARD, which opened earlier this month at the Palace Theatre. Michael Xavier and Siobhan Dillon, who star opposite Glenn Close in her triumphant return to the musical, met with Richard Ridge to open up about their famous co-star, their relationship on stage, and so much more!
by A.A. Cristi - February 15, 2017
After a warm welcome at 'In Transit', former presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton received another standing ovation from an enthusiastic Broadway house at the Wednesday night performance of "Sunset Boulevard.'
by Walter McBride - February 12, 2017
BroadwayWorld celebrated the Gypsy Robe Ceremony with the company of SUNSET BOULEVARD. Check out the photos below!
by Marissa Sblendorio - February 10, 2017
Moments before the curtain went up on the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard, starring Glenn Close, the stars of Andrew Lloyd Webber's productions came together to celebrate the legendary composer's historic achievement of having four musicals running simultaneously on Broadway with a commemorative photo.
by TV - Opening Night Special - February 10, 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. With tickets on sale beyond the reported closing date of May 28th, patrons will now have even more chances to check out the star studded production.
by Walter McBride - February 10, 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. With tickets on sale beyond the reported closing date of May 28th, patrons will now have even more chances to check out the star studded production.
by Walter McBride - February 10, 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. With tickets on sale beyond the reported closing date of May 28th, patrons will now have even more chances to check out the star studded production. See the stars take their opening night bows below!

Sunset Boulevard Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Sunset Boulevard have their been?
Sunset Boulevard has had 10 productions including West End which opened in 1993, Regional (US) which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, Canada which opened in 1995, US Tour which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1998, London Fringe which opened in 2004, West End which opened in 2016 and Broadway which opened in 2017.

What other awards has Sunset Boulevard been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Henderson, Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical (Drama League Awards) for Sunset BoulevardOutstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sunset Boulevard and John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for Glenn Close.

What other awards has Sunset Boulevard won?
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Henderson Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical (Drama League Awards) for Sunset Boulevard Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sunset Boulevard John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for Glenn Close.

What productions of Sunset Boulevard have their been?
Sunset Boulevard has had 10 productions including West End which opened in 1993, Regional (US) which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, Canada which opened in 1995, US Tour which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1998, London Fringe which opened in 2004, West End which opened in 2016 and Broadway which opened in 2017.

What awards has Sunset Boulevard been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Henderson, Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical (Drama League Awards) for Sunset BoulevardOutstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sunset Boulevard and John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for Glenn Close.

What awards has Sunset Boulevard won?
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Henderson Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical (Drama League Awards) for Sunset Boulevard Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sunset Boulevard John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for Glenn Close.

What is the order of songs in Sunset Boulevard and what's the order?
Prologue
Let's Have Lunch
Surrender
With One Look
Salome
The Greatest Star of All
Girl Meets Boy
New Ways to Dream
The Lady's Paying
The Perfect Year
This Time Next Year
Sunset Boulevard
As If We Never Said Goodbye
Eternal Youth is Worth a Little Suffering
Too Much in Love to Care
My Resolution
Every Movie's a Circus

What productions of Sunset Boulevard have there been?
Sunset Boulevard has had 10 productions including West End which opened in 1993, Regional (US) which opened in 1993, Broadway which opened in 1994, Broadway which opened in 1994, Canada which opened in 1995, US Tour which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1998, London Fringe which opened in 2004, West End which opened in 2016 and Broadway which opened in 2017.