BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these great images of the Opening Night of Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum. This semi-staged production stars the incomparable Glenn Close, Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon and Fred Johnason together with the 48 piece ENO Orchestra.
Performances begin today for Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum. Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton’s musical based on Billy Wilder’s iconic film of the same name is being presented for 43 performances only. Co-starring Michael Xavier, Sionhan Dillon and Fred Johanson, Sunset Boulevard looks set to be the theatrical event of 2016. Read our review of Sunset Boulevard BOOK … Read more
In this production Prenger brings the honesty home in droves, forgoing vocal gymnastics and powerhouse divaisms to deliver emotional truth. It’s a daunting task for any performer to walk onto a stage and carry a good 70 minutes alone. Tonight, Prenger walked on and certainly showed herself to be a formidable musical theatre force.
Producers at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have announced today that Michelle Terry will play the title role of Henry V directed by Robert Hastie and that Declan Bennett will take on the title role in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar to be directed by Artistic Director Timothy Sheader. Henry V will be presented from 17 June – 9 July 2016. … Read more
School Of Rock opened on Broadway last night at the Winter Garden Theatre, the first time ever that a Brit has produced and opened an original musical on Broadway. Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock – The Musical … Read more
Glenn Close was photographed on the stage of the London Coliseum this week ahead of her appearance as faded screen star Norma Desmond in a semi-staged production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard. Based on Billy Wilder’s classic film, Sunset Boulevard originally premiered in London at the Adelphi Theatre in 1993, where it ran for almost four years and played to nearly two million people. … Read more