The English National Opera production of
by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton
directed by Lonny Price
starring Glenn Close
The Palace Theatre, 1564 Broadway (47th Street).
Prevews begin February 2, 2017. Opens February 9, 2017. Limited 16-week engagement
Glenn Close reprises her Tony Award winning role.
Sunset Boulevard is a compelling story of romance and obsession, based on Billy Wilder’s classic film, with celebrated book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton.
When impoverished screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles into the reclusive world of faded silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond, she sees the opportunity to make a comeback and rise to her former glory. He by turn is seduced by the actress and her luxurious lifestyle. But the entanglement between the pair is to have dramatic and tragic consequences.