Opening Date

Nov 27, 1998

Closing Date

MusicalOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Setting
Los Angeles. 1949-50.

Produced by PACE Theatrical Group, Inc. and Columbia Artists Management; Produced in association with Jon B. Platt; Produced by special arrangement with The Really Useful Company
Book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton; Based on the film by Billy Wilder; Music orchestrated by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Musical Director: Michael Rafter
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Anthony Powell; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington
Executive Producer: Gary Gunas and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.; General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company
Production Supervisor: Naomi Buck; Production Stage Manager: David Lober; Stage Manager: Newton Cole and Laurie Anne Palmer
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Lawrence Goldberg; Associate Conductor: Janet Glazener Roma; Concert Master: Stephanie Lindsay; Bass: Jason Lindsay; Percussion: Gene Roma; Synthesizer: Kathleen Billie, Eugene Gwozdz, Janet Glazener Roma and Faith Seetoo
Casting: Jay Binder; Press Representative: Browne Zukow Case Associates; Tour Direction: Columbia Artists Management; Dance Captain: Rod McCune
Norma Desmond
Artie Green
Joe Gillis
Max von Mayerling
Cecil B. DeMille
Betty Schaefer
Camera Operator
 
Cowboy
 
Cliff
 
Salesman
 
Guard
 
Soundman
Katherine
 
Make-up Lady
 
Doctor
 
Reporter
 
Secretary-Lisa
 
Astrologer
Police Captain
 
1st Finance Man
 
Actor
 
Musician
 
Hog Eye
Reporter
 
Jonesy
 
Sammy
 
Salesman
Policeman
 
Sheldrake
 
Undertaker
 
Actor
 
Musician
 
Electrician
 
Myron
 
Salesman
 
Assistant Director
Joanna
 
Heather
 
Analyst
 
Reporter
Ensemble
Ensemble
Policeman
 
2nd Finance Man
 
Soda Jerk
 
Manfred
 
Actor
 
Camera Operator
Policeman
 
Morino
 
Actor
 
Salesman
 
Cinematographer
 
Waitress
 
Priestess
 
Beautician
 
Photographer
Ensemble
Understudies: John Antony (Joe Gillis, Artie Green), Michael Dantuono (Max von Mayerling, Cecil B. DeMille), Michael J. Duran (Manfred, Sheldrake), Susan Emerson (Norma Desmond, Joanna, Lisa, Heather, Analyst, Astrologer, Doctor), John-Michael Flate (Joe Gillis, Artie Green, Manfred, Morino), Cynthia Gray (Betty Schaefer, Mary, Joanna, Lisa, Heather, Analyst, Astrologer, Doctor), Alice Lynn (Norma Desmond), Rick Qualls (Sammy, Jonesy, Guard), Don Richard (Max von Mayerling, Sheldrake, Hog Eye), Christeena Michelle Riggs (Betty Schaefer), Dante A. Sciarra (Myron, Jonesy, Finance Men, Sammy, Morino, Guard, Hog Eye) and Jennifer Shrader (Betty Schaefer)
Produced by SFX Theatrical Group
Production Stage Manager: David Foster
Associate Conductor: Faith Seetoo; Percussion: Barbara Merjan; Synthesizer: Marjorie Poe; Trumpet: Bill Theurer; Reeds: Dan Heasley
Marketing & Press Representative: Shannon Raffetto

Cast

Betty Schaefer
Betty Schaefer
Betty Schaefer
Photographer
 
Choreographer
 
Salesman
 
Victor Mature
Policeman
 
Sheldrake
 
Undertaker
 
Actor
 
Musician
 
Electrician
Reporter
 
Secretary-Lisa
 
Astrologer
Camera Operator
 
Cowboy
 
Cliff
 
Salesman
 
Soundman
Reporter
 
Jonesy
 
Sammy
 
Salesman
 
Wardrobe Lady
 
Waitress
 
Priestess
 
Beautician
Photographer
 
Priestess
 
Masseuse
Photographer
 
Priestess
 
Hedy Lamarr
 
Masseuse
Electrician
 
Indian
 
Prop Man
 
Salesman
 
Morino
 
Actor
 
Salesman
 
Cinematographer
 
Waitress
 
Priestess
 
Beautician
 
Photographer
Policeman
 
Sheldrake
 
Undertaker
 
Actor
 
Musician
 
Electrician
Photographer
 
Priestess
 
Masseuse
 
Waitress
 
Priestess
 
Beautician
 
Photographer
Camera Operator
 
Cowboy
 
Cliff
 
Salesman
 
Guard
 
Soundman
Understudies: Ian Knauer (Myron, Jonesy, Finance Men, Sammy, Morino, Guard, Hog Eye), Bill Kocis (Manfred, Sheldrake), Mary Kate McGrath (Betty Schaefer), Michael Ricciardone (Max von Mayerling, Cecil B. DeMille, Sheldrake, Hog Eye), Robin Skye (Norma Desmond, Joanna, Lisa, Heather, Analyst, Astrologer, Doctor), Lisa Trader (Betty Schaefer), Allyson Turner (Joanna, Lisa, Heather, Mary, Astrologer, Doctor, Analyst) and Christopher Vettel (Joe Gillis, Artie Green)
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
Joe Gillis
Let's Have Lunch
Joe Gillis and Ensemble
Surrender
Norma Desmond
With One Look
Norma Desmond
Salome
Norma Desmond and Joe Gillis
The Greatest Star Of All
Max von Mayerling
Every Movie's a Circus
Joe Gillis, Betty Schaefer, Artie Green and Ensemble
Girl Meets Boy
Joe Gillis and Betty Schaefer
New Ways to Dream
Norma Desmond
The Lady's Paying
Manfred, Norma Desmond, Joe Gillis and Salesmen
The Perfect Year
Norma Desmond and Joe Gillis
This Time Next Year
Joe Gillis, Betty Schaefer, Artie Green and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Sunset Boulevard
Joe Gillis
The Perfect Year (Reprise)
Norma Desmond
As If We Never Said Goodbye
Norma Desmond
Surrender (Reprise)
Cecil B. DeMille
Girl Meets Boy (Reprise)
Betty Schaefer and Joe Gillis
Eternal Youth Is Worth A Little Suffering
Norma's Consultants
Too Much In Love To Care
Betty Schaefer and Joe Gillis
New Ways to Dream (Reprise)
Max von Mayerling
Sunset Boulevard (Reprise)
Joe Gillis and Betty Schaefer
The Greatest Star Of All (Reprise)
Max von Mayerling and Norma Desmond
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Albuquerque, NM
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San Francisco, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Sacramento, CA
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Portland, OR
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Tempe, AZ
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Costa Mesa, CA
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Dallas, TX
Jun 29, 1999 - Jul 04, 1999
San Antonio, TX
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Charlotte, NC
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Hartford, CT
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Buffalo, NY
May 25, 1999 - Jun 06, 1999
Rochester, NY
May 18, 1999 - May 23, 1999
Atlanta, GA
May 11, 1999 - May 16, 1999
Orlando, FL
May 04, 1999 - May 09, 1999
New Orleans, LA
Apr 20, 1999 - May 02, 1999
New Haven, CT
Apr 13, 1999 - Apr 18, 1999
Hershey, PA
Apr 06, 1999 - Apr 11, 1999
East Lansing, MI
Mar 30, 1999 - Apr 04, 1999
Baltimore, MD
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Providence, RI
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Detroit, MI
Feb 26, 1999 - Feb 28, 1999
Schenectady, NY
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Cleveland, OH
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Cleveland, OH
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Newark, NJ
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Philadelphia, PA
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Memphis, TN
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Kansas City, MO
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Louisville, KY
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Pittsburgh, PA
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