Pittsburgh CLO presents the debut production of Sunset Boulevard, now playing through July 29 at the Benedum Center. Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway, critically-acclaimed star of Love Changes Everything, returns to the Pittsburgh CLOstage as eccentric Hollywood actress Norma Desmond. Check out the video we have of the production below.
Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Having been discarded by tinsel town with the advent of “talkies,” silent movie star Norma Desmond longs for a return to the big screen. By the time she meets struggling Hollywood screenwriter Joe Gillis, the glitz and glamour of her Hollywood life has all but faded in her mind. Their passionate and volatile relationship leads to an unforeseen and tragic curtain call, perfectly captured by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sweeping score including songs such as “With One Look” and “As If We Never Said Goodbye.”
Liz Callaway (Norma Desmond) is joined by Walter Charles (Max), Jeff Howell (DeMille), Amanda Rose (Betty), David Perlman (Artie), Matthew Scott (Joe Gillis), and the ensemble, including: Denée Benton, Sal Bucci, Max Clayton, Sarah Ellis, Chandler Farren, Allison Griffith, Joe Jackson, Julia Johanos, Dan Krell, Justin Lonesome, Trevor McQueen, Connor McRory, Kara Mikula, J. Alex Noble, Joel Robertson, Gabriella Sorrentino and Lauren Zapko.
Barry Ivan is the Director and Choreographer, Tom Helm is the Music Director, and John McLain is the Lighting Designer.
Tickets range from $10-$65 and are available online at pittsburghCLO.org, by calling 412-456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square. Groups of 10 or more enjoy exclusive discounts and specialty packages. Call the Group Sales Hotline at 412-325-1582 for more information.