7 Feb 2021
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Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER Book & Lyrics by DON BLACK & CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON Based on the BILLY WILDER film
For two socially-distanced concert performances only, ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S Tony Award®-winning masterpiece SUNSET BOULEVARD comes to the theatre at Alexandra Palace!
Starring MAZZ MURRAY as Norma Desmond and KAYI USHE as Joe Gillis. The cast also features ZIZI STRALLEN (Betty Schaefer), ALEX BOURNE (Max von Mayerling), SHARIF AFIFI (Artie Green), CHRIS HOWELL (Manfred/Sheldrake) & DAVID SHAW-PARKER (Cecil B. DeMille).
Completing the company are JACK HARRISON-COOPER, JORDAN LEE DAVIES, CHLOE HART, AIMEE HODNETT, CLAUDIA KARIUKI, SEJAL KESHWALA, ANELISA LAMOLA, EVIE ROSE LANE, TOM PARTRIDGE, CAMERON SHARP & BLEU WOODWARD.
In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded, silent-screen goddess, Norma Desmond, lives in a fantasy world. Impoverished screen writer, Joe Gillis, on the run from debt collectors, stumbles into her reclusive world. Persuaded to work on a script that she believes will put her back in front of the cameras, he is seduced by her life-style. Joe becomes entrapped in a claustrophobic world until his love for another woman leads him to break free with dramatic consequences.
The concerts will feature a 30- piece socially-distanced orchestra playing DAVID CULLEN & ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S definitive orchestrations. The concerts are conducted by ALEX PARKER and musically staged by JOANNA GOODWIN. It will feature a sound design by PAUL SMITH.
Presented by kind arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.
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Alexandra Palace is run by a charity for the benefit of everyone. It’s loved by many people: as a historic landmark, ice rink, legendary gig venue, exhibition centre, theatre, park with panoramic views and more. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic our income has fallen catastrophically and our survival is at risk. Your support can help: as a charity, every £1 we receive is reinvested back into the organisation and will help us get back on our feet.