Casting has been revealed for the upcoming U.K. and Ireland tour of Bonnie & Clyde The Musical, which played a return West End engagement earlier this year. The tour is set to launch at Leicester's Curve February 22, 2024, with further stops planned in Dartford, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Sunderland, Cardiff, and more.
Coronation Street and Strictly Come Dancing star Catherine Tyldesley will share the role of Blanche Barrow with Daisy Wood-Davis (Hollyoaks). Taking on the title roles will be Eastenders' Danny Hatchard and Alex James-Hatton (Heathers, Newsies) as Clyde Barrow and Katie Tonkinson (Bat Out of Hell) as Bonnie Parker. Sam Ferriday (The Cher Show) will be Marvin "Buck" Barrow and Jaz Ellington will be The Preacher. Nate Landskroner (Waitress, Heathers) will be the Alternate Clyde.
The show features music by Tony nominee Frank Wildhorn (Wonderland, Jekyll & Hyde, The Civil War, The Scarlet Pimpernel), lyrics by Tony winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard), and a book by Ivan Menchell (The Cemetery Club).
The tour will be directed by Nick Winston with set and costume design by Philip Witcomb, musical supervision from Katy Richardson, original arrangements and orchestrations by John McDaniel, additional arrangements and orchestrations by Jen Green, lighting design by Zoe Spurr, sound design by Tom Marshall, video design by Nina Dunn, wig design by Darren Ware, and casting by Jim Arnold. DLAP Group produces.
Bonnie & Clyde previously played Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre November 4-December 30, 2011, directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun.
For tickets and the current touring itinerary, visit BonnieandClydemusical.com.