Fan-favourite and winner of Best New Musical (What’sOnStage Awards 2023), BONNIE & CLYDE THE MUSICAL has announced initial casting for the production’s first ever UK & Ireland tour in 2024 with tickets on sale now at bonnieandclydemusical.com.
Coronation Street and Strictly Come Dancing star, Catherine Tyldesley will make her musical theatre debut as Blanche Barrow sharing the role with Hollyoaks and Holby City’s Daisy Wood-Davis at certain venues. They are joined by Eastenders actor Danny Hatchard in his musical theatre debut and Heathers and Newsies star, Alex James-Hatton who will share the role of Clyde Barrow across the tour. For performance dates see listings below and local venue websites.
After wowing audiences in the West End and International Tour of Bat Out of Hell, Katie Tonkinson will play Bonnie Parker.
Sam Ferriday, who has appeared in hit musicals such as Heathers, The Cher Show and Jersey Boys will play the role of Marvin “Buck” Barrow. R&B and Soul singer-songwriter Jaz Ellington, who has appeared on The Voice UK and Eurovision: You Decide, will play the role of The Preacher from 22 Feb – 27 July. Nate Landskroner of Waitress and Heathers will alternate the role of Clyde Barrow at midweek matinee performances – casting for alternate Bonnie Parker will be announced soon.
Opening at Leicester Curve on Thursday 22nd February 2024, the UK & Ireland tour will also play in Dartford, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Manchester, Cardiff, Southampton, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Woking, Nottingham, Southend, Belfast, Milton Keynes, Blackpool, Edinburgh, Cheltenham and Dublin.
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).
Tuesday 16th-Saturday 20th April 2024
Glasgow, King’s Theatre
Catherine Tyldesley as Blanche
Alex James-Hatton as Clyde until 19 Apr
Danny Hatchard as Clyde 19/20 Apr
Katie Tonkinson as Bonnie
Sam Ferriday as Buck