Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber | Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton | Based on the Billy Wilder Film

SUNSET BOULEVARD is no longer available to license through R&H Theatricals. Please visit to license all Andrew Lloyd Webber shows.


Participate in the R&H Online Community.Leave comments or talk with other fans in the forum!

About The Show

Production Info

Create/Order Merch for Sunset Boulevard

To request the rights to make merchandise for this show email

Fan Info:

News for Sunset Boulevard

Trivia for Sunset Boulevard

 Press for Sunset Boulevard

Musical Numbers for Sunset Boulevard

Song #
Song Name
Character Name
Other Versions

Awards for Sunset Boulevard

Vocal Range of Characters:

Shop for Sunset Boulevard

Photos for Sunset Boulevard

// Photos

Writers Notes for Sunset Boulevard

Performance Tools for Sunset Boulevard

Rental Materials for Sunset Boulevard


  • SUNSET BOULEVARD - Orchestration (25 Books/14-27 Players)
    • 1 – Reed I (Piccolo, Flute, Alto Flute)
    • 1 – Keyboard IV
    • 1 – Percussion Alternate - 1 Player
    • 1 – Piano Conductor Score
    • 1 – Reed II (Flute, Clarinet, Tenor Sax)
    • 1 – Reed III (Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax)
    • 1 – Reed IV (Oboe, English Horn) (optional, cued in Keyboards)
    • 1 – Reed V (Bassoon) (optional, cued in Keyboards)
    • 1 – Horn 1 - 2
    • 1 – Trumpet I (Doubles Bb Piccolo Trumpet)
    • 1 – Bass Trombone
    • 1 – Guitar (Electric and Acoustic)
    • 1 – Harp
    • 1 – Keyboard I (requires some preparation)
    • 1 – Keyboard II (requires some preparation)
    • 1 – Keyboard III (requires some preparation)
    • 2 – Percussion I-II
    • 2 – Violins
    • 1 – Violas
    • 1 – Cello (1 player in the Original Broadway Production)
    • 1 – Contrabass - Acoustic Bass, Pogo (Electric Upright Bass), Bass Guitar
    • 1 – Full Score (Act I)
    • 1 – Full Score (Act II)
    • 1 – Full Score (Act II)
    • 1 – Full Score, Act I, Book 2
    • 1 –


  • Sunset Boulevard - Pre Production Pack (3 Books)
    • 1 – Libretto
    • 1 – Vocal Book
    • 1 – Piano Conductor Score


  • Sunset Boulevard Flat Bundle
    • 1 – Flat Banners
    • 1 – Flat Facebook Tabs
    • 1 – Flat Poster
    • 1 – Flat Print
  • Sunset Boulevard Layered Bundle
    • 1 – Layered Banners
    • 1 – Layered Facebook Tabs
    • 1 – Layered Posters
    • 1 – Layered Print

Cast Requirements for Sunset Boulevard

2 Women
2 Men

4 Men

Norma Desmond
Joe Gillis
Max Von Mayerling
Betty Schaefer
Cecil B. DeMille
Artie Green

(in order of appearance)
First And Second Finance Men
First through Seventh Salesmen
Actor #4
Victor Mature Stand-In (Non-Speaking)
Hedy Lamarr Stand-In (Non-Speaking)
Victor Mature (Non-Speaking)
Hedy Lamarr (Non-Speaking)
Masseuse #1 And #2
Beautician #1, #2, #3
Policeman (Non-Speaking)

Set Requirements for Sunset Boulevard

SUNSET BOULEVARD takes place in Hollywood between 1949 and 1950.

The House On Sunset
Paramount Studios
On The Road
Garage On Sunset
Norma’s Guest house
Schwab’s Drugstore
The Terrace On Sunset
Artie Green’s Apartment
Norma’s Swimming Pool
Betty’s Office at Paramount
Paramount Backlot

Materials Notes

Media Rights

Promotional Video Right

1. The Promotional Video shall be recorded and shown for the sole purposes of advertising your licensed production of the Play.

2. The Promotional Video may not include more than (i) 1 minute from any song or (ii) 3 minutes, in the aggregate, of footage of copyrighted material from the Play.

3. With respect to advertising on YouTube, you may only produce one (1) Promotional Video.

4. The Promotional Video may not include any sponsorship or underwriting without the prior consent of all R&H.

5. The Promotional Video must be submitted to R&H by sending the source video and video link to

6. The Promotional Video must include the following: "Rights courtesy of Rodgers & Hammerstein,"

7. Upon approval by R&H of the Promotional Video, you agree not to make any alterations in the approved copyrighted material used therein and you agree to obtain the prior written approval of R&H for any other use of the Promotional Video not specifically granted herein.

8. In the event you shall breach any of the provisions set forth herein, the rights herein granted to you shall automatically terminate, without prejudice to our right to recover damages and obtain such other relief as we may be entitled to including, without limitation, a penalty of not less than $600.00 for each such occurrence.

9. Upon termination of the Term, you shall cease to have any rights to use the Promotional Video including, without limitation, in connection with a future production of the Play, and shall immediately remove its content from any and all websites on the Internet.

10. You may not use a commercially available recording.

11. Any additional promotional rights must be approved by R&H by contacting

*Promotional Video Right video rights can only be granted once a performance license for Sunset Boulevard has been secured. Please contact customer service if you have any questions. If you have not yet applied for Sunset Boulevard, you can do so here. LOG IN to learn more.
Select artwork to see description. Learn About Our Artwork  
Print Ads - Flat Graphics
Format: .JPG, .TIFF
Price: $70.00

Get out the word in print media with these high-resolution ads, designed for newspapers, magazines and other print media.

Don't worry about re-designing your show art to fit varying size requirements for different newspapers and magazines: These graphics come pre-sized in vertical and rectangular formats. Important design elements are placed away from the edges, letting you trim graphics to exact newspaper ad specs without sacrificing design.

Don't worry about how the show's colored artwork will appear in black and white: These print ads have already been converted to Grayscale, and adjusted to give you ideal contrast for highly visible black and white print ads.

Don't worry about optimizing your ads for printing – at 300 pixels per square inch, these graphics are high resolution, with CMYK colors ready for printing.

Don't worry about needing fancy design programs – these flat .JPG and .TIFF files are ready to use with any free paint or photo editing programs. Free text and video instructions show you how to customize graphics with your theater's text.

Choose between .JPG files that give you compatibility with any program, and .TIFF files providing the highest quality graphics for premium printing, compatible with many programs.


  • 2" x 10.5" vertical ads, in CMYK color and Black & White
  • 10.5 " x 10" rectangular ads, in CMYK color and Black & White

Login to Select