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Sunset Boulevard Summary

  • Show Status: Opening Soon
  • Genre: Musical
  • Sunset Boulevard is 2 hours and 30 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: September 28, 2024
  • Show Opens : October 20, 2024
  • Show Closes: Open ended

In this "tome for the ages", the intoxicating need for fame and adoration by shallow actors is seen with the fading silent-movie star Norma Desmond as she yearns to return to the silver screen.

Sunset Boulevard on Broadway Background

Sunset Boulevard originally opened on Broadway in 1994, having premiered at London’s Adelphi Theatre in 1993.

Tony Awards For 1994 Production

The Broadway production was nominated for 11 Tony Awards and it won seven of them, including one for the score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton, one for Black and Hampton’s book and one for actor Glenn Close, who starred as the lead, Norma.

2017 Revival Of The Show

“Sunset Boulevard” received a revival in 2017, which also starring Close. This followed a 2016 production in London.

The 2017 Broadway revival was directed by Lonny Price.

2023 Revival in London

A revival starring Nicole Scherzinger as Norma opened at the Savoy Theatre from September 2023 for a 16-week limited run. It was directed by Jamie Lloyd and produced by Lloyd Webber Harrison Musicals.

Show Is Based On The 1950 Movie

The Broadway show is based on the 1950 Paramount film by Billy Wilder, “Sunset Boulevard” which follows former silent film star Norma Desmond as she grapples with the reality that she may be past her professional prime.

What's Sunset Boulevard Like?

This Sunset Boulevard revival is a startling departure for the traditionally opulently designed musical, it features a minimalist set and ample use of live video.

Haunted by her memories and dreams, silent movie star Norma Desmond (Nicole Scherzinger) yearns to return to the big screen. A struggling screenwriter who can’t sell his scripts to the Hollywood studios may be her only hope, until their dangerous and compelling relationship leads to disastrous circumstances.

Drenched in champagne and cynicism, the show scrutinizes the ambitions and frustrations of its characters and their intoxicating need for fame and adoration.

Is Sunset Boulevard Good for Kids?

This show is not intended for children. There is no outright sex, but very many adult themes and murder are depicted. Ages of 16 and above are appropriate.

Theatre Information

St. James Theatre

246 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,710
Entrance: 44th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Theatre Information

St. James Theatre Seating Chart

Cast Members

Norma Desmond
Nicole Scherzinger
Joe Gillis
Tom Francis
Betty Schaefer
Grace Hodgett-Young
Max Von Mayerling
David Thaxton


Jamie Lloyd Company

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions

Michael Harrison for Lloyd Webber Harrison Musicals

Gavin Kalin Productions by arrangement with the Really Useful Group Ltd.

Production Credits

Jamie Lloyd

Creative Team

Andrew Lloyd Webber
Book and Lyrics
Don Black
Book and Lyrics
Christopher Hampton