Sunset Boulevard at Hull New Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, starring Ria Jones, will be performed at Hull New Theatre next year.

Based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film, with Don Black and Christopher Hampton’s book and lyrics, Sunset Boulevard arrives at Hull New Theatre for one week only from Monday, April 30, 2018.One of the all-time great musicals, Sunset Boulevard is a compelling story of romance and obsession.

One of the all-time great musicals, Sunset Boulevard is a compelling story of romance and obsession.

In her mansion on Sunset Boulevard, faded silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond lives in a fantasy.

Impoverished screenwriter Joe Gillis, on the run from debt collectors, stumbles into her reclusive world.

Persuaded to work on Norma’s ‘masterpiece’, a film script that she believes will put her back in front of the cameras, he is seduced by her and her luxurious lifestyle.

Joe becomes entrapped in a claustrophobic world until his love for another woman leads him to try to break free, with dramatic consequences.

Ria received standing ovations every night in the role of Norma Desmond at the London Coliseum.

With its much-loved score, including Sunset Boulevard, With One Look, The Greatest Star Of All and The Perfect Year, performed with full orchestra, this production promises to be a spectacular one.


Tickets for Sunset Boulevard at Hull New Theatre on Monday, April 30 to Saturday, May 5, 2018, are from £19.50 with concessions available.

 Extras members receive a £10 discount on opening night and a £4 discount on Tuesday to Thursday performances from the top three price bands only, including premium seats.

 Tickets are on sale at 10 am on Friday, June 9. Extras members receive 24-hour priority booking from 10 am on Thursday, June 8.

Book at the Hull City Hall box office or call 01482 300 306. Visit to book online or use this link.


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