Live Design is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Sunset Boulevard--Take Two

"It's not a comeback--it's a return!" cries Norma Desmond about her misguided efforts to film the life of Salome. Norma, of course, is the heroine of Sunset Boulevard, Billy Wilder's 1950 film about the gothic underside of Hollywood stardom. Sunset Boulevard made areturn in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1994 stage musical, a near-hit in both its West End and Broadway editions. Although the musical provided a Broadway triumph for leading lady Glenn Close, it was dogged by bad luck; two other stars

Register to view the full article

Register for and gain access to premium content including production and design materials, videos, and more.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.