‘Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical’ announces full cast
Get ready to raise a little hell in London.
This world will remember the Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical West End cast. Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical will begin previews at the Arts Theatre on 9 April, ahead of an opening night on 19 April. Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical tickets are on sale soon.
Olivier nominee Frances Mayli McCann and Jordan Luke Gage will play the lead roles of Bonnie and Clyde, respectively. Both appeared in the West End production of Heathers in 2021, and McCann played the role of Bonnie in the Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Olivier winner George Maguire will play Buck, and Natalie McQueen will play Blanche Barrow. Both Maguire and McQueen starred in the Drury Lane concert.
The full Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical cast includes Cleve September as Ted, Ako Mitchell as Preacher, Pippa Winslow as Cumie Barrow/Governor Miriam Ferguson/Eleanore, Gracie Lai as Emma Parker/Stella, Alistair So as Sheriff Schmid, Alexander Evans as Henry Barrow/Deputy Johnson, Ross Dawes as Captain Frank Hamer, Barney Wilkinson as Bud/Archie and swings Charlie McCullagh and Annie Guy. Casting for three roles, Trish and Young Bonnie and Clyde, have yet to be announced.
Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical is based on the true stories of Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Chestnut Barrow. Bonnie and Clyde were a 20th-century American criminal couple who regularly went on killing sprees during the Great Depression. Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical features an original book by Ivan Menchell, music by Frank Wildhorn, and lyrics by Don Black, with songs including "How 'Bout a Dance?" and "The World Will Remember Us."
The Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical creative team includes direction by Nick Winston, and set and costume design by Philip Whitcomb.
A Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical fan performance will take place on 24 May. The performance will honour how Bonnie and Clyde were caught on 23 May 1934. Audiences can dress up as their favourite character and take part in a question and answer sessions with members of the cast.
Photo credit: Darren Bell
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