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Bonnie & Clyde

Production Team

Director: Ryan Lindsay Turner

Choreographer: Robert Mullholand

Musical Director: TBA

Producer: Lee Geraghty

Music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black and book by Ivan Menchell, based on the lives of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, who became the ill-fated, infamous outlaws during the Great Depression in the early 1930s. Wildhorn described the music as a “non ­traditional score, combining rockabilly, blues and gospel music”.

Audition Dates

Vocal: May 1st-2nd; 7pm-10:30pm

Dance: May 3rd; from 7pm

Callbacks: May 4th (If required)

Please prepare 2 contrasting songs in the style of the show. 1 song that tells a story and 1 that shows off vocal range. Please provide sheet music in the correct key, an accompanist will be provided. Backing tracks (no vocals) will be accepted, no a Capella.

Rehearsals will be starting on Sunday 7th of May. Rehearsals will be Monday and Thursday evenings, 7pm-10:30pm, and Sunday afternoons, 12pm-5pm.

Important dates.

Rehearsal Camp: Friday 30th June-Sunday 2nd July.

Bump in: Saturday 12th August

Production week: 13th-18th August

Performances: 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th, 31st August and 1st September.

Performances will be at the Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham.

Character Breakdown

All roles are open to All Ethnicities.

Roles

BONNIE PARKER: A beautiful girl torn between love and fame. Clyde’s ambitious, stubborn lover. Female, 18­-25 yrs old. Range: G3-F5

CLYDE BARROW: A charming small­town boy who craves notoriety. Bonnie’s reckless, bold, daring lover. Male, 18­-25 yrs old. Range: A2-C5

BLANCHE BARROW: A religious woman who disapproves of the criminal lifestyle. Honourable and righteous. Married to Buck Barrow. Female, 25­-35 yrs old. Range: G3-Eb5

MARVIN “BUCK” BARROW: Clyde’s brother and an outlaw troubled by his wife’s distaste for his lifestyle. Adventurous and loyal. Male, 25­-35 yrs old. Range: B2-G4

TED HINTON: A police officer struggling to separate his feelings from his duties. Kind and honest. Madly in love with Bonnie. Male, 18­-25 yrs old. Range: C3-A4

BOB ALCORN: The best sharpshooter in Texas. Recruited by Frank Hamer, he helps hunt down Bonnie and Clyde. Male, 30­-45 yrs old

CAPTAIN FRANK HAMER: A retired Texas Ranger who joins the hunt for Bonnie and Clyde. Recruited by Governor Ferguson. Male, 45-­65 yrs old

CUMIE BARROW: A kind woman among those suffering in the Depression. Loyal and selfless. Mother to Clyde and Buck. Female, 40-­55 yrs old

EMMA PARKER: Bonnie’s widowed mother. Fragile, caring, sensitive. Female, 40-­55 yrs old

GOVERNOR MIRIAM FERGUSON: An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh. Female, 40­-60 yrs old

HENRY BARROW: A hard­working man, struggling to survive. Humble and quiet. Father of Clyde and Buck. Male, 45-­55 yrs old

PREACHER: The town’s evangelist. Loud, passionate, boisterous. Male, 45-­65 yrs old. Range: A2-C5

YOUNG BONNIE: Female, 8­ -12. Range: C#4-C5

YOUNG CLYDE: Male, 8­ -12. Range: B3-A5

Ensemble of 14 – 16.

For all bookings and Inquiries, please contact Lee on 0407 090 354, or via Email at rrene70@hotmail.com.

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Starts
Monday 1 May, 2017
Ends
Wednesday 3 May, 2017
Location

Victoria, Melbourne

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