Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac in running for Manchester Theatre Awards by Matthew Hemley

Sheridan Smith has been nominated for this year’s Manchester Theatre Awards, with Sunset Boulevard stars Danny Mac and Ria Jones also picking

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Bristol Hippodrome by Kerrie Nicholson

Having enjoyed a wildly successful 2016 revival starring Glenn Close at the London Coliseum and a Broadway engagement in 2017, it seems fitting that Sunset Boulevard has embarked on a UK tou…

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

AUDIO: Listen to Petula Clark and Michael Ball Sing SUNSET BOULEVARD by BroadwayWorld

BBC Radio 4 Shared an audio recording of Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD starring Michael Ball and Petula Clark. First broadcast in 1994, the production is available this month online.

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Monday, January 1, 2018

JK's Best Theater Experiences of 2017 by JK

While I was away from theater blogging over the past couple of years, life took me in a slightly different direction.  Still, my love for live theater never left me - and 2017 was no ex…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Odds & Ends: Crazy for You Revival Plans Developmental Workshop & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Susan Stroman to Direct Crazy for You Developmental Workshop The previously announced but recently postponed revival o…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Sunset Boulevard’s Ria Jones: ‘Musical theatre doesn’t have enough great roles for women over 50’ by Giverny Masso

Performer Ria Jones has said the lack of roles for women over 50 in musical theatre “needs to change”. Jones, who was

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★★ by Anne Cox

Ria Jones dazzles in the poignant, wonderfully melodramatic and tragic Sunset Boulevard that is both a love letter to movies and a eulogy to Hollywood's silent era.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Interview: Sunset Boulevard star James Meunier releases his new solo EP

James Meunier is currently appearing in the UK tour of Sunset Boulevard where he is understudying the main role of Joe Gillis and has just released his new solo EP James Meunier, From The He…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Look Back at the Original Production of Sunset Boulevard on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical opened November 17, 1994 at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Broadway — Just a Click Away! by Frank Dilella

Multi-Tony-Award-winning producers and married couple Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley are no strangers to pumping out world-class entertainment. Together they’ve been involved in produci…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' on CELEBRATION, MERMAN's APPRENTICE, and More by Behind The Curtain

Rob and Kevin sing from Sunset Boulevard, the insanity of recitative, Rob and Kevin try to speak with the young kids, Kevin advocates for Lil Abner, the brilliance of Jones amp Schmidt, how …

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

NEWS: @BarricadeBoys announce a line-up of 20+ musical guest stars for Christmas Cabaret by Press Releases

West End musical theatre group, The Barricade Boys, have announced a massive line-up of guest stars for their limited Christmas Cabaret season, which runs at London’s The Other Palace …

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome this January by BroadwayWorld

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to present the UK and Ireland tour of the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Unmasked Book Cover Revealed by Lindsey Sullivan

The cover for Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's previously announced memoir is here. Unmasked, which will chronicle his fascinating life and remarkable career, will be released …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Will Release First Memoir, Unmasked, in 2018 by Andrew Gans

The autobiography from the composer of The Phantom of the Opera, Evita, and Sunset Boulevard will be released by HarperCollins.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Tony Award-Winning Musical Masterpiece SUNSET BOULEVARD To Visit Birmingham Hippodrome by BroadwayWorld

Birmingham Hippodrome is thrilled to welcome Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Best Original Score amp Best Book of a Musical masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, directed by L…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Chess Will Receive First Revival in London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

Chess, the cult-favorite musical featuring music by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice and a book by Richard Nelson, will re…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring by Kristy Stott

The musical, based on the 1950 Billy Wilder film, with music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, depicts the close-knit working relationship that both characters form, and the dire consequences…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! The Top 10 Best Broadway Halloween Costumes of 2017 by Lindsey Sullivan

Forget the Great Pumpkin. It's almost Halloween, which means it's time for the Great Costume Scramble of 2017. Of course, we'll be putting a Broadway spin on our looks this year,…

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Sunset Boulevard’s Alan Campbell Will Play Frank Lloyd Wright in Truth Against the World by Andrew Gans

Christine Toy Johnson will direct the reading of her play.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review: We're All Mad Here by Michael Block

by Kelly KohlmanItalian chanteuse Monica Salvi brings an evening of delightful musical madness to Theatre Row as part of the 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival. Her one-woman show, Mad Women …

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Friday, October 13, 2017

See Broadway Faves Andrew Rannells, Anthony Ramos & Jane Lynch on Will & Grace by Lindsey Sullivan

NBC's Will & Grace reboot has already featured many Broadway nods, from the epic Sunset Boulevard promo to Dear Evan Hansen Tony winner Ben Platt's hilarious guest appearance. Ha…

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Monday, October 9, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Sunset Boulevard is a thrilling ride through the film industry of mid-century America, filled with the song, dance and cultural ephemera of the era. It’s an intoxicating spectacle that is …

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Friday, October 6, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

There is no doubt that Ria Jones, as Norma Desmond, owns the Curve theatre’s production of Sunset Boulevard that lights into the Edinburgh Playhouse on the first date of its major UK tour.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Edinburgh Playhouse by Adam Robinson

A murder and a major movie star the media are in frenzy. What happened and why Sunset Boulevard is the tale of aspiring writer Joe Gillis, who falls into the life of former silver screen sir…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring by Ian Foster

Ria Jones’ extraordinary history with Sunset Boulevard might well be entitled The Norma Conquests... And, 26 years on, was it worth the wait?

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD – Touring ★★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

There is a magic that pervades Nikolai Foster’s production of Sunset Boulevard, and it flows from leading lady Ria Jones. Twenty-six years after creating the role of Norma Desmond for Andr…

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Siobhan Dillon Covers 'She Used to Be Mine' and Opens Up About Battle with Cancer by BroadwayWorld

West End and Broadway star Siobhan Dillon, most recently seen in the acclaimed production of SUNSET BOULEVARD starring Glen Close, is opening up about her battle with breast cancer

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Tony Winner Betty Buckley Lands Recurring Role on Supergirl by Andrew Gans

The Sunset Boulevard and Cats star will make her first appearance on the CW hit in November.

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