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Signature Theatre
4200 Campbell Avenue Arlington, VA 22206
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 48 members
Review from s.strongarm
Red Velvet 62 events 9 reviews

Great theater and stage. Excellent cast. Loved "Max"!

reviewed Dec 24 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from DK
47 events 31 reviews

This was a lovely show. The cast had such great voices and the orchestra was a pleasure to listen to. The sets were great, especially the staircase in the mansion. Kudos to everyone who worked on this production.

reviewed Dec 23 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Sad Bear
39 events 25 reviews

Orchestra was amazing. Not a lot of memorable songs but everything was well sung. Especially liked the Joe character and the butler. Sets were dramatic. Good job!

reviewed Dec 24 2010 report as inappropriate
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Meet the Signature’s Norma Desmond.


“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.”

Legendary silent film star Norma Desmond will be singing the glorious songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber in Signature’s new production of Sunset Boulevard. All the glamour of old-time Hollywood and Paramount Pictures comes alive in this tale of love, lust, and revenge.

Starring Florence Lacey (star of Broadway’s _Evita _and Signature’s Follies) as the faded screen star, _Sunset Boulevard _is a noir musical and one of the greatest Hollywood tales ever told. With such stunning songs as “With One Look,” “As If We Never Said Goodbye,” and “Perfect Year,” Andrew Lloyd Webber’s _Sunset Boulevard _is a lush romantic tragedy. With a cast and orchestra of 38 strong, Sunset Boulevard promises to be the musical event of the season.

Eric Schaeffer (Director/Artistic Director) Signature: Co-founder and artistic director; Sweeney Todd, Show Boat First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb, 21/24: The Hollow, Les Misérables, ACE, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Glory Days, The Witches of Eastwick, Saving Aimee, Into the Woods, My Fair Lady, Nevermore, The Highest Yellow, One Red Flower, Allegro, Twentieth Century, 110 in the Shade, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The Gospel According to Fishman, Grand Hotel, The Rhythm Club, Over & Over, The Fix, Working, The Rink, Cabaret, First Lady Suite, Wings, Poor Superman, Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love, and Sondheim musicals Merrily We Roll Along, _Sunday in the Park with George _(Arena Stage coproduction), Passion, Into the Woods, Company, Assassins, Sweeney Todd, Follies, and Pacific Overtures. Broadway: Million Dollar Quartet, Glory Days, Putting It Together. National Tours: Big, Barbie™ Live in Fairytopia™. Off-Broadway : _Sweet Adeline _(City Center Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert), Under the Bridge. London: Royal Drury Lane & Prince of Wales Theatres: The Witches of Eastwick. DC Aread: Ford’s: Meet John Doe; Kennedy Center: _Mame _starring Christine Baranski, _Sondheim Celebration _(artistic director), Passion, Sunday in the Park with George. New York: Avery Fisher Hall: Sondheim Concert. Regional: Goodman: Million Dollar Quartet; Apollo Theatre: Million Dollar Quartet; Mark Taper Forum: _Putting It Together _(with Carol Burnett); Chicago: Elmer Gantry; Los Angeles : Disney’s Snow White. Training: BFA, Kutztown University ; extended studies, Crewe and Alsager College of Visual Arts, Crewe , England. Awards: 2002 Washingtonian of the Year, six Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Direction, six Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical, 26 Helen Hayes nominations for Outstanding Director; 2007 Arts Founder Award.

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