News: Mazz Murray and Ramin Karimloo to star in Sunset Boulevard concert

September 23, 2021
News: Mazz Murray and Ramin Karimloo to star in Sunset Boulevard concert

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton’s Sunset Boulevard is set to arrive at the Royal Albert Hall for one night only, starring musical theatre icons Mazz Murray and Ramin Karimloo.

The concert is set to take place on Friday 3 December and will reunite Mazz Murray (Mamma Mia!) as Norma Desmond, Ramin Karimloo (Les Misérables; The Phantom of the Opera) as Joe Gillis, Zizi Strallen (Mary Poppins) as Betty Schaefer and Jeremy Secomb (Les Misérables) as Max von Mayerling.

Based on the legendary 1950 film, Sunset Boulevard follows silent film star Nora Desmond as she dreams of a triumphant return to the silver screen, and struggling screenwriter Joe Gillis who is drawn into her sinister fantasy world.

The 19-strong cast will be accompanied by a 40-piece orchestra on the evening, conducted by Alex Parker.

Sunset Boulevard is directed by Jordan Murphy, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Christopher Hampton and Don Black, orchestrations by David Cullen and Lloyd Webber, choreography by Joanna Goodwin, sound design by Paul Smith, wig design by Sam Cox and keyboard programming by Stuart Andrews.

Full company includes Geoffrey Aymer, Ashley Campbell, Perola Congo, Momar Diagne, Shailan Gohil, Chloe Hart, Aimee Hodnett, Freddie King, Sejal Keshwala, Evie Rose Lane, Kate O’Donnell, David Shaw Parker, Ashley Samuels, Cameron Sharp and Bleu Woodward.

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