Danny Mac is to star as Joe Gillis in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Curve’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD. Ria Jones is to play Norma Desmond and the show is to be directed by Nikolai Foster. SUNSET BOULEVARD will open at Curve on Saturday 16 September 2017, before […]

Norma’s off on tour! SUNSET BOULEVARD announce UK&I Tour Dates

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to present the UK and Ireland tour of the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD. Starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and directed by Nikolai Foster, SUNSET BOULEVARD will open at Curve on Saturday 16 September 2017 (press night Thursday 28 September), before touring […]

Ria Jones to star as Norma Desmond in Curve Leicester’s production of SUNSET BOULEVARD

Curve Theatre have today announced a brand new Made at Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning (Best Musical, Best Original Score & Best Book of a Musical) masterpiece Sunset Boulevard directed by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster and starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond from 16 – 30 September 2017. The production will […]

REVIEW: COQ-TAILS AND CONVERSATION (Natasha Barnes and Ria Jones) ★★★★

Live at Zedel commenced its relaunch earlier this month, providing a programme which branches towards many art forms, from theatre and music to comedy and literary. It truly has some sort of event to suit all ages, tastes and budgets and it’s a venue I will now pay formidable interest to. One of the highlights […]

Nominees announced for the 2016 West End Wilma Awards

I am delighted to announce the nominees for the third annual West End Wilma Awards, which will be held, once again, in association with the Hippodrome Casino on Friday 4th November 2016 at the Hippodrome Casino at 2pm.       This years nominees are: Best West End Musical (Sponsored by TodayTix) Guys and Dolls […]

Glenn Close makes an unexpected return to Sunset Boulevard

After missing four performances as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard last week, fans waited with baited breath yesterday to hear if Glenn Close would be well enough to perform at last nights show. At 1.47pm the news came from the English National Opera Twitter account to say “We’re sorry to announce Glenn Close is still […]

BLOG: The show must go on… with (or without) the star performer

Last night there was uproar in the West End, when 69 year old Glenn Close was ill and unable to perform in Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera. Audience members demanded a refund for their tickets which they had bought specifically to see the star. But did they pay up to £150 to see Glenn Close […]

Final cast announced for SUNSET BOULEVARD at the English National Opera

Today (22 February 2016) rehearsals for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard begin at the English National Opera Rehearsal Studios as the full cast is announced. Joining Glenn Close, Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon and Fred Johanson in Sunset Boulevard, are Anna Woodside as Hedda Hopper and Emily Bull as Hedy Lamarr who will work alongside the […]

Jerry’s Girls – St James Studio

Jerry’s Girls tapped my troubles away at The St James Theatre The St James Theatre played host to the press night of this highly anticipated revival of the classic Jerry Herman show. A musical review featuring some of Broadway’s most famous show tunes, from hugely famous musicals including Hello Dolly!, Mame, Mack and Mabel and […]

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