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Review: ‘Sunset Boulevard’ at The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre is back in business with a big time headliner on the bill. It’s Glenn Close, returning to the role of Norma Desmond, direct from her recent great success in it at London’s Coliseum Theatre, where she made her London debut. Ms. Close originally played the role  on Broadway in 1994, and now, […]

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‘Sunset Boulevard’ at Reston Community Players

Joe Gillis: You’re Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big. Norma Desmond: I AM big. It’s the PICTURES that got small. Well pictures may be small but Reston Community Players’ (RCP) production of Sunset Boulevard is really big and not to be missed. With a gifted cast, amazing […]

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Reston Community Players Put On the Hollywood Glitz with ‘Sunset Boulevard’, Opening Tomorrow Night

Norma Desmond is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening tomororw, February 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading career of legendary silent film star Norma […]

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New Ways to Dream: Meet Paul Tonden, Star of Reston Community Players’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Norma Desmond is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening this Friday, February 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading career of legendary silent film star Norma Desmond. […]

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It’s The Pictures That Got Small: Meet Joshua Redford, Star of Reston Community Players’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Norma Desmond is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening this Friday, February 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading career of legendary silent film star Norma Desmond. […]

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She’s Ready for Her Close-Up: Meet Katie McManus, Star of Reston Community Players’ ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Norma Desmond, in the form of the multi-talented and versatile Katie McManus, is waiting for her close-up in Reston Community Players’ sumptuous rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, opening Feb. 27, 2015. Inspired by Billy Wilder’s iconic 1950 film, Webber’s musical version, featuring book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, focuses on the fading […]

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Norma Desmond (Nadine Haas Wellington) and Joe Gillis (Tom Burns). Photo by  James Hunnicut and Cockpit in Court.

‘Sunset Boulevard’ at Cockpit in Court by Amanda Gunther

With one look you’ll find yourself surrendering to the mystical magical charms of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic story in Cockpit in Court’s final musical offering of their 40th anniversary season as Sunset Boulevard takes to the stage. Directed by Eric J. Potter with Musical Direction by Terri Mathews the story of Norma Desmond, a Hollywood star […]

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