A compelling story of romance and obsession with some truly classic songs
Multi award-winning actress Glenn Close makes her West End debut in Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical Sunset Boulevard. 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. With the lush melodies of Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-loved score (including "Sunset Boulevard", "With One Look" and "The Perfect Year") performed by ENO's acclaimed orchestra, this semi-staged production promises to be a spectacular evening. Lonny Price (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street) returns to the London Coliseum to direct the strictly limited run of 43 performances. ★★★★★ – The Telegraph ★★★★★ – Gay Times ★★★★☆ – The Guardian ★★★★☆ – Evening Standard ★★★★☆ – The Stage Runtime: 2 hours 20 minutes. All ticket prices for Sunset Boulevard are inclusive of booking fees: YPlan will not charge you any additional amounts for your tickets. When booking tickets, you can pick your seat from the seatmap once you've selected a date. Please note that RV stands for Restricted View. For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Your patience and understanding is appreciated while these take place. Valid ID required for ticket collection. West End theatre ticket sales are final and bookings cannot be amended, exchanged or refunded (unless of course the performance is cancelled). All listed offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.
"I am thrilled that London audiences will at last get a chance to see Glenn's performance in the role of Norma Desmond which was so hugely acclaimed in the USA."