Fan-favourite and winner of Best New Musical (What’sOnStage Awards 2023), BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL has announced Brighton dates and initial casting for the production’s first ever UK & Ireland tour in 2024. The show will play Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 July 2024.
Taking to the Theatre Royal Brighton stage will be Danny Hatchard (Eastenders) as Clyde, Katie Tonkinson (Bat Out of Hell) as Bonnie, Daisy Wood-Davis (Hollyoaks, Holby City) as Blanche and Sam Ferriday (Heathers, The Cher Show, Jersey Boys) as Buck with further casting to be announced.
The UK & Ireland tour follows hot on the heels of two hell-raising hit seasons in London’s West End at the Arts Theatre and the Garrick Theatre. The eagerly-awaited West End cast album was released in July and is available on all streaming platforms.
BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL 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.
The production features music by Tony® nominee Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernell), lyrics by Tony® and Oscar® winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard, Aspects of Love), a book by Emmy® Award nominee Ivan Menchell (Blended [movie], The Cemetery Club, Death Note The Musical).
BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL is directed and choreographed by Nick Winston (Director of the feature film Tomorrow Morning, MAME, The Royal Variety Performance) with Set and Costume Design by Philip Witcomb (Atlantis, Stones In His Pockets, MAME), Musical Supervision from Katy Richardson (SIX, Rent, Jersey Boys), Associate Musical Supervision from Nick Barstow (Next to Normal, Bonnie & Clyde), Original Arrangements and Orchestrations by John McDaniel (Patti Lupone: Live, Annie Get Your Gun), Additional Arrangements & Orchestrations by Jen Green (Fantastically Great Women, Vanara), Lighting Design by Zoe Spurr (Fantastically Great Women, Hamlet at Theatre Royal Windsor), Sound Design by Tom Marshall (The Drifter’s Girl, Nativity The Musical, Curtains), 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).
BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL is presented by Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Group, an Olivier Award-winning production company with West End and UK Touring credits including Bonnie and Clyde in Concert, Rock of Ages, Company, Fame, Curtains, The Wedding Singer, The Last Five Years and The Last King of Scotland.
BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL plays Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 July 2024. Tickets will go on general sale on Thu 28 Sep with a members presale from 10am Tue 26 Sep at ATGTickets.com/Brighton