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Michael Xavier and Siobhan Dillon cast in Sunset Boulevard

Michael Xavier cast in Sunset Boulevard.
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Michael Xavier and Siobhan Dillon have been cast in Sunset Boulevard alongside Glenn Close.

The production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will run at the Coliseum in London from April 1 to May 7, with press night on April 4.

Xavier will play Joe Gillis, with Dillon as Betty and Fred Johanson as Max Von Mayerling.

Other cast members include Julian Forsyth, Mark Goldthorp, Fenton Gray, Haydn Oakley, James Paterson, Ria Jones and Katie Kerr.

Directed by Lonny Price, the musical is choreographed by Stephen Mear, with set by James Noone, costumes by Tracy Christensen, sound by Mick Potter and lighting by Mark Henderson.

Close’s costumes are designed by Anthony Powell and the musical director is Michael Reed.

Sunset Boulevard is produced by English National Opera and the GradeLinnit Company, by arrangement with the Really Useful Group. It has lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton.

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