The excitement over the return of ‘Sunset Boulevard’ has even spilled over into the Hunk of the Day post, where leading man Michael Xavier nabs the coveted HOD. Transporting his acclaimed performance as Joe Gillis across the pond Mr. Xavier will be going head-to-head with the original Broadway star of the Andrew Lloyd Webber show, and for that reason, among others, Mr. Xavier has been named as the Hunk of the Day. He currently posts a weekly ‘Let’s Have Lunch’ vlog detailing the exciting things that go into bringing this show to life (their visit to Ms. Close’s home, and what was on the stove, is a recent highlight). Mr. Xavier has been nominated twice for a Laurence Olivier Award, and appeared in such classics as ‘Miss Saigon’, ‘My Fair Lady’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, ‘Oklahoma!’, and ‘The Sound of Music’. ‘I’ve got front row tickets to this show in March and May, and I can’t wait to see what this tall glass of water brings to the role.
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