Full cast announced for Sunset Boulevard in West End with Nicole Scherzinger

Full casting has been announced for the new revival of Sunset Boulevard in the West End.

Directed by Jamie Lloyd, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard will run for a limited 16-week season at the Savoy Theatre from 21 September.Tickets are on sale now here.

Nicole Scherzinger will star as Norma Desmond at most performances, with Rachel Tucker guest starring as Norma Desmond on Thursday 12 October matinee, and all Monday performances from 16 October 2023 – 6 January 2024.

They are by Tom Francis (Joe Gillis), Grace Hodgett Young (Betty Schaefer) and David Thaxton (Max Von Mayerling).

Also on the cast are Carl Au, Georgia Bradshaw, Hannah Yun Chamberlain, Tyler Davis, Kamilla Fernandes, Ahmed Hamad, Laura Harrison, Charlotte Jaconelli, Olivia-Faith Kamau, Luke Latchman, Emma Lloyd, Mireia Mambo, Gregor Milne, Kody Mortimer, Jon Tsouras and Charlie Waddell.

Completing the company are Lara Denning (Standby Norma), Jordan Cork and Shayna McPherson (Camera Operators), and Catherine Cornwall, Michael Lin , Jon Reynolds, Kirsty Anne Shaw, Harrison Wilde and Lillie-Pearl Wildman as swings.

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Haunted by her memories and dreams, movie star Norma Desmond 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, Sunset Boulevard scrutinizes the ambitions and frustrations of its characters and their intoxicating need for fame and adoration.

The production has set and costume design by Soutra Gilmour, choreography by Fabian Aloise, music supervision and musical direction by Alan Williams, lighting design by Jack Knowles, sound design by Adam Fisher, video design and cinematography Nathan Amzi and Joe Ransom, casting direction by Stuart Burt CDG, voice and dialect Hazel Holder, fight direction by Kate Waters, intimacy coordinator Ingrid Mackinnon, costume supervision by Rachel Woodhouse, props supervision by Lily Mollgaard, associate direction by Rupert Hands resident associate choreography by Paris Green, associate musical direction by Huw Evans, associate sound design by Kelsh B-D and production management by Martyn Sands

With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sunset Boulevard has a book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, based on the Billy Wilder film. The new revival opens 30 years after the original West End production.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.