About the Show
A musical based on the 1950 film of the same title.
Story: Norma Desmond was a silent movie star who was thrown out of the movie business when talkies arrived. When she meets a struggling screenwriter named Joe Gillis, it seems her life may be turned around.
Cast and Creative Team
Composer: Andrew Llyod Webber
Lyricist and Librettist: Don Black and Christopher Hampton
Theatre: Minskoff Theatre
Opening Night: Nov 17, 1994
Total Performances: 977
Original Cast: Alan Campbell, Glenn Close, George Hearn, Alice Ripley, Sandra Allen, Bryan Batt, Lada Boder, Susan Dawn Carson, Matthew Dickens, Colleen Dunn, David Eric, Rich Hebert, Kim Huber, Alicia Irving, Lauren Kennedy, Sal Mistretta, Alan Oppenheimer, Rick Podell, Tom Alan Robbins, Rick Sparks, Steven Stein-Grainger, Vincent Tumeo, Wendy Walter
Director: Trevor Nunn
Choreographer: Bob Avian
Producer: The Really Useful Theatre Company Ltd.
Musical Director: David Caddick and Paul Bogaev
Orchestrations: David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Scenic Design: John Napier
Costume Design: Anthony Powell
Lighting Design: Andrew Bridge
South Design: Martin Levan
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