Loni Ackerman takes on the lead role of former silent-screen star Norma Desmond in the Gateway's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which began performances Aug. 3.
Ackerman, who played the title role during the original Broadway run of Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita,is joined by Robert Townsend as Joe Gillis and Joel Robinson as Max von Mayerling, Desmond's mysterious butler. Iconic filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille is played by Philip Hoffman, with Gail Bennett as Betty Schaffer.
Here's a look at the production:
Loni Ackerman is Norma Desmond in Gateway Playhouse's Sunset Boulevard
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