Rachel Tucker to join 'Sunset Boulevard' with further casting announced

Rachel Tucker will perform as the faded Hollywood star Norma Desmond at certain performances of Jamie Lloyd's production of Sunset Boulevard.

Kate Riley
Kate Riley

The complete cast for Sunset Boulevard starring Nicole Scherzinger has been announced. Jamie Lloyd's production of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber musical will play at the Savoy Theatre from 21 September 2023 to the 6 January 2024.

Rachel Tucker will be guest starring as Norma Desmond on Thursday 12 October matinee, and all Monday performances from 16 October 2023 – 6 January 2024.

Joining them will be Tom Francis (Joe Gillis), Grace Hodgett Young (Betty Schaefer) and David Thaxton (Max Von Mayerling).

Sunset Boulevard is a musical that follows the intertwined lives of silent film star Norma Desmond and struggling screenwriter Joe Gillis in 1950s Hollywood. As Joe becomes involved with Norma, the story delves into themes of fame, illusion, and the cost of ambition. The musical offers a compelling look at the darker aspects of show business and the pursuit of recognition.

Completing the cast are Carl Au (Myron / Jones), Georgia Bradshaw (Lisa / Masseur), Hannah Yun Chamberlain (Patsy / Beautician), Tyler Davis (Sheldrake), Kamilla Fernandes (Dorothy / Astrologer), Ahmed Hamad (Artie), Laura Harrison (Catherine / Doctor), Charlotte Jaconelli (Joanna / Masseur), Olivia-Faith Kamau (Nancy / Beautician), Luke Latchman (John / Guard), Emma Lloyd (Mary / Heather / Analyst), Mireia Mambo (Jean / Beautician / Dance Captain), Gregor Milne (Sammy), Kody Mortimer (Finance Man / Frank), Jon Tsouras (Finance Man / Cecil B. De Mille) and Charlie Waddell (Morino / Hog-Eye), with Lara Denning (Standby Norma), Jordan Cork and Shayna McPherson (Camera Operators), and Catherine Cornwall, Michael Lin (Assistant Dance Captain), Jon Reynolds, Kirsty Anne Shaw, Harrison Wilde and Lillie-Pearl Wildman as swings.

The creative team include Soutra Gilmour (Set and Costume Designer), Fabian Aloise (Choreographer), Alan Williams (Music Supervisor and Musical Director), Jack Knowles (Lighting Designer), Adam Fisher (Sound Designer), Nathan Amzi and Joe Ransom (Video Design and Cinematography), Stuart Burt CDG (Casting Director), Hazel Holder (Voice and Dialect), Kate Waters (Fight Director), Ingrid Mackinnon (Intimacy Coordinator), Rachel Woodhouse (Costume Supervisor), Lily Mollgaard (Props Supervisor), Rupert Hands (Associate Director), Paris Green (Resident Associate Choreographer), Huw Evans (Associate Musical Director), Kelsh B-D (Associate Sound Designer), Martyn Sands (Production Manager).

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