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Sunset Boulevard Revival Starring Nicole Scherzinger to Open on Broadway

It was announced today that Nicole Scherzinger will bring her “unmistakably triumphant” (Telegraph) performance as Norma Desmond to Broadway later this year in director Jamie Lloyd’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard. The production was hailed as London’s 2023 “best show of the year” (Time Out) and features book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, based on the Billy Wilder film.

Joining Scherzinger on Broadway will be her acclaimed London co-stars: Tom Francis as Joe Gillis, Grace Hodgett-Young as Betty Schaefer, and Olivier Award winner David Thaxton as Max Von Mayerling.

Lloyd Webber’s thrillingly atmospheric Sunset Boulevard features an iconic score including the songs “With One Look,” “The Perfect Year,” and “As If We Never Said Goodbye.”

Haunted by her memories and dreams, movie star Norma Desmond (Scherzinger) yearns to return to the big screen. A struggling screenwriter (Francis) 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, Sunset Boulevard scrutinizes the ambitions and frustrations of its characters and their intoxicating need for fame and adoration.

The creative team for Sunset Boulevard includes Soutra Gilmour (set and costume design), Fabian Aloise (choreography), Alan Williams (music supervisor and musical director), Jack Knowles (lighting design), Adam Fisher (sound design), Nathan Amzi and Joe Ransom(video design and cinematography), Jim Carnahan CSA and Jason Thinger CSA (U.S. casting director), and Stuart Burt CDG (U.K. casting director). 101 Productions, Ltd. serves as the General Manager for Sunset Boulevard.

Production dates, theater, and additional casting for Sunset Boulevard on Broadway will be announced shortly.