From the team that staged Oliver! in 2023, the Grand Opera House Summer Youth Production returns in July 2024 with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard. A journey into the dreams and desire in the land called Hollywood, this production includes the lush, swelling numbers The Perfect Year, With One Look and The Greatest Star of All. The project will run from Saturday 6 July to Saturday 20 July 2024 inclusive.
First stage auditions for Sunset Boulevard will take place at the Grand Opera House on Sunday 25 February 2024. Call-back auditions will take place in the Theatre on Sunday 3 March 2024.
Due to the demands of auditioning large numbers, it is not possible to accommodate auditions at any other time.Production Dates
Performances will take place on Thursday 18 July at 7pm, Friday 19 July at 7 pm and Saturday 20 July 2024 at 2pm & 7pm.Rehearsal Dates
Rehearsals will begin on Saturday 6 July until the first performance on Thursday 18 July. Additional rehearsals will also take place from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 June 2024 for principals.Costs
The cost to participate is £250 per person, 50% of the fee is required as a non-refundable deposit after the auditions are completed and the remaining balance is to be paid no later than Friday 24 May 2024.Under 16s
If you are below the age of 16 and not eligible to apply for Sunset Boulevard, don’t worry, the Grand Opera House has exciting plans in place for those aged 10-15 years old in the autumn of 2024. Please keep an eye on our social media platforms for further details.