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Full cast announced to join Sarah in lavish new production of musical masterpiece 'Sunset Boulevard!

Full cast announced to join Sarah in lavish new production of musical masterpiece ‘Sunset Boulevard!

Alongside Sarah, starring in this newly imagined revival, will be critically acclaimed actor and performer Tim Draxl in the role of Joe Gillis. The role of Max Von Mayerling will be played by stage and screen veteran Robert Grubb, with the role of Betty Schaefer played by emerging leading lady Ashleigh Rubenach. Musical theatre performer Jarrod Draper will play the role of Artie Green and Cecil B. DeMille will be played by established theatre actor Paul Hanlon. The role of Norma Desmond, at select performances, will be played by Silvie Paladino.

Joining them on stage will be the extremely talented ensemble cast including Regan Barber, Amy Berrisford, Billy Bourchier, Campbell Braithwaite, Benjamin Colley, Grace Driscoll, Madison Green, Peter Ho, Leah Lim, Mary McCorry, Charlotte Page, Morgan Palmer, Caity Plummer, Taylor Scanlan, Tom Sharah, Lisa Sontag, Troy Sussman, Riley Sutton and Dean Vince.

Director Paul Warwick Griffin says, ‘‘We are thrilled to present this superb cast for this newly reimagined version of the masterpiece that is ‘Sunset Boulevard.’ The caliber of artists we have assembled is extraordinary and I am very excited to see them bring our vision for this production to life on stage …

Having Sarah Brightman return to the stage in this iconic role is thrilling … We are incredibly fortunate to have assembled a company of world class talent who will bring to life ‘Sunset Boulevard”s complex Suncharacters and hauntingly beautiful score.”

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning musical, ‘Sunset Boulevard’ will premiere in Melbourne in May 2024 at the Princess Theatre followed by a season at the Sydney Opera House in August. Tickets available at https://sunsetmusical.com.au/