Stars of the stage and small screen will be joining the cast of the award-winning Bonnie & Clyde The Musical when it embarks on its first-ever UK and Ireland tour, bringing hell-raising thrills to Wales Millennium Centre next spring.
Coronation Street and Strictly Come Dancing star Catherine Tyldesley will be making her musical theatre debut in the role of Blanche Barrow. Alex James-Hatton (star of Heathers and Newsies) will be playing the role of Clyde Barrow. After wowing audiences in the West End and International Tour of Bat Out of Hell, Katie Tonkinson will play Bonnie Parker.
They will be joined by Sam Ferriday (Heathers, Jersey Boys) who will be playing the role of Marvin “Buck” Barrow and R&B and soul singer-songwriter Jaz Ellington (who has appeared on The Voice UK and Eurovision: You Decide) who will play the role of The Preacher.
Bonnie & Clyde is the story of two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere who became the biggest folk heroes in all America. They craved adventure—and each other. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, this is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire nation.
Bonnie & Clyde The Musical was the winner of Best New Musical (What’sOnStage Awards 2023), and the tour will follow two hit seasons in London’s West End. Featuring music by Tony® nominee Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernell), lyrics by Tony® and Oscar® winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love), and a book by Emmy® Award nominee Ivan Menchell (The Cemetery Club, Death Note The Musical), Bonnie & Clyde The Musical is directed by Nick Winston (Director of the feature film Tomorrow Morning, MAME, The Royal Variety Performance).
Set and Costume Design is by Philip Witcomb (Atlantis, Stones In His Pockets, MAME), Musical Supervision from Katy Richardson (SIX, Rent, Jersey Boys), Original Arrangements and Orchestrations by John McDaniel (Patti Lupone: Live, Annie Get Your Gun), Additional Arrangements & Orchestrations by Jen Green (Fantastically Great Women), Lighting Design by Zoe Spurr (Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World), Sound Design by Tom Marshall (The Drifter’s Girl, Nativity The Musical), Video Design by Nina Dunn (The Shark Is Broken, Lazuli Sky), Wig Design by Darren Ware (Bonnie & Clyde) and Casting Director Jim Arnold CDG (Wicked, The Prince of Egypt).
Tickets are on sale now for Bonnie & Clyde The Musical, which will appear at Wales Millennium Centre from 26 – 30 March 2024, at: https://www.wmc.org.uk/en/whats-on/2024/bonnie-and-clyde