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‘Sunset Boulevard’ Musical Sets Fall Broadway Opening Date, Venue

Jamie Lloyd’s acclaimed London production of Sunset Boulevard starring Nicole Scherzinger will open on Broadway this fall at the St. James Theatre, producers announced today.

Previews begin September 28 ahead of an October 20 opening night. Producers had previously confirmed the casting and Broadway plans, but the venue and dates were named today.

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To coincide with the Broadway opening, a London cast album will be released this October.

The production, which features book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, based on the classic Billy Wilder Paramount Pictures film, recently received 11 Olivier Award nominations including Best Musical Revival.

Sunset Boulevard is produced by The Jamie Lloyd Company, Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, Michael Harrison for Lloyd Webber Harrison Musicals, and Gavin Kalin Productions by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd and based on the Paramount Pictures film directed by Billy Wilder.

Prior to Sunset Boulevard moving in, the St. James Theatre will house Sufjan Stevens’ Illinoise, which opens April 24 at the venue for a limited engagement through August 10.

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