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Bonnie and Clyde


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Bonnie and Clyde


JOSHUA ROBSON PRODUCTIONS IN ASSOCIATION WITH HAYES THEATRE CO. PRESENTS

BONNIE & CLYDE

BOOK BY Ivan Menchall
LYRICS BY Don Black
MUSIC BY Frank Wildhorn

DIRECTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER | AMY CAMPBELL
MUSICAL DIRECTOR | ANDREW KROENERT
PRODUCTION DESIGN | SIMON GREER
LIGHTING DESIGNER | PETER RUBIE

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Producer of In the Heights, Joshua Robson Productions (formally Blue Saint Productions), is excited to bring another professional premiere to Sydney.  

At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America's most renowned folk heroes and Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless and alluring, the Tony-nominated Bonnie & Clyde, from the legendary Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & HydeCivil WarDracula) is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire country. 

When Bonnie and Clyde meet, their mutual cravings for excitement and fame immediately set them on a mission to chase their dreams. Their bold and reckless behavior turns the young lovers' thrilling adventure into a downward spiral, putting themselves and their loved ones in trouble with the law. Forced to stay on the run, the lovers resort to robbery and murder to survive. As the infamous duo's fame grows bigger, their inevitable end draws nearer.

Directed and choreographed by Amy Campbell (In the HeightsHair), Bonnie & Clyde is a thrilling and sexy musical with a non-traditional score, combining blues, gospel and rockabilly music



 

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History


History


HISTORY OF THE PRODUCTION…

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Bonnie & Clyde is a musical with music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black and a book by Ivan Menchell. The world premiere took place in La Jolla, California in November 2009. The musical centers on Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the ill-fated lovers and outlaws whose story has been infamous since they achieved folk hero status during the Great Depression. Wildhorn described the music as a "non-traditional score, combining rockabilly, blues and gospel music". The La Jolla run was followed by a Sarasota, Florida engagement in 2010.

It then opened on Broadway in December 2011 and received nominations for 3 Outer Critics Circle Awards and 5 Drama Desk Awards, both including Best New Musical, as well as two nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards

 

“Director Jeff Calhoun moves the action swiftly, combining a wood-slate set, projections and moody lighting to create period atmospherics…Ivan Menchell’s book emphasizes romance over violence.”

- New York Post (2011)

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“To its credit this show’s criminal renegades are not presented as misunderstood kids, victims of a dream-squelching society…Like so many young folks today, they just want to be stars.”

- New York Times (2011)

 
 
 
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The Team


The Team


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DIRECTOR / CHOREOGRAPHER
AMY CAMPBELL

Amy Campbell is one of Australia’s most accomplished dance talents with a career spanning all areas of the entertainment industry. 

Her extensive list of credits as one of the country’s top choreographers include Blue Saint Productions In The Heights in association with The Hayes Theatre Co (winning the Sydney Theatre Critics Award for Best Choreography of a Musical and a Helpmann nomination). The 50th Anniversary Australian Tour of HAIR, the Australian premiere of Violet (Broadway World Australia Award), ONCE and An Act Of God for The Darlinghurst Theatre Company, ATYP’s sell out season of Spring AwakeningSide Show and Hispanic Attack for the Hayes Theatre (for which she was also the co-creator) and the original Australian work Guilty Pleasures for Blue Saint Productions.  In 2018 Amy made her choreographic debut for The Production Company with Oklahoma. She was also the choreographer on Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Funny Girl, Movement Director on Porgy and Bess and Candide. Her television choreographic credits include Dance AcademyThe X Factor, ABC’s Giggle and Hoot and numerous television commercials.

Represented by T&E Management Amy’s theatre credits include Dance Captain and role cover in the Australian tour of Dirty DancingXanadu, Fame The Musical, Saturday Night Fever, the world premiere of King Kong Live on Stage, principal dancer in Opera Australia’s Carmen and the Resident Choreographer of The Bodyguard Musical Australia.


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MUSICAL DIRECTOR
ANDREW KROENERT

Musical Direction Credits: Shakespeare In Love (MTC); The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice (Darlinghurst Theatre Co.); #VAL (DSATM, Chapel Off Chapel); Ugly Duckling (Melbourne Fringe, Green Room Nomination); Carmen, Live or Dead (Oriel Entertainment, The Hayes Theatre); 27 Club (Butterfly Club, QLD Tour); Rocking The House With Mickey Mouse (Disney Special Events); Tinderella (Chapel Off Chapel); Up Close and Reasonably Personal (Amanda Harrison, Butterfly Club).

Acting Credits; School of Rock; The Musical (GWB); Fiddler On The Roof, Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang (TML); Dream Lover (GFO); Jamie Wellerstein in The Last 5 Years (KWM); Oklahoma!Brigadoon, Jesus Christ Superstar, Show Boat (The Production Company); City Of Angels (Life Like Company); Company; Pacific Overtures (Watch This); Buddy Holly in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Showbiz Christchurch, LTPA); Virgins: A Musical Threesome (Echelon, NYMF).

Andrew is proudly represented by Ian White Management and has been a member of Equity since 2008.


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SET DESGINER
SIMON GREER

Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Production Design from NIDA in 2001 and has designed over 100 productions. Recent design credits include the set design for Caroline, or Change at the Hayes Theatre, set and costume design for Marjorie Prime and Unqualified, both for Ensemble Theatre, set for the highly acclaimed production of In the Heights (Broadway World Award Winner) for Blue Saint Productions at the Hayes Theatre, set and costumes for Spring Awakening at ATYP and the set design for Violet (Sydney Theatre and Broadway World Theatre Award Nominations) also for Blue Saint Productions. Simon has designed the set for Grey Gardens and Man of La Mancha for Squabbalogic at the Seymour Centre, the Australian Premiere of The Mousetrap at the Zenith Theatre for Bump In Productions and the set design for Rope and And Then There Were None, also for Bump In Productions. Simon has designed the set and costumes for Merrigong Theatre Company’s productions of Four Plays About Wollongong and Valley SongSkate for ATYP, La Boheme for Opera South and Angel City for Tamarama Rock Surfers at the Old Fitzroy. Simon has designed over 30 productions for the Marion Street Theatre for Young Peopleand the 3 plays for NSW State School Drama Company. Simon has been a regular design judge for the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge and has tutored Production Design for the NIDA Open Program. Simon was a finalist in the Young Australian of the Year Award 1999 and the 1999 Australia Day Youth Awards for Arts.


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LIGHTING DESIGNER
PETER RUBIE

A graduate of WAAPA, Peter’s designs are regularly seen on concert stages all over Australia.

Peter has designed the lighting for many international artists including; Ben Folds, The Proclaimers, Paloma Faith and Lea Salonga. He has had the pleasure of lighting Australian artists such as; Tina Arena, Megan Washington, Eskimo Joe, Meow Meow, Trevor Ashley and Mojo Juju.

Peter’s classical work includes designs for the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, SSO, WASO & ASO. Peter has worked with many opera companies on shows such as Tristan und Isolde (SSO) and The Magic Flute (Sydney Conservatorium of Music). Most recently in the musical sector, Peter was the lighting designer for the NSW premiere of NED: A New Australian Musical for Plush Duck Productions, Thrones! A Musical Parody for Sydney Opera House and Once for Darlinghurst Theatre Company.

Recently, Peter was Festival Lighting Designer for the inaugural Sydney International Cabaret Festival.


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PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
ANNA SINCLAIR

Anna has always had a great love of musicals and everything theatrical. Anna was fortunate enough to get her beginning in the industry working on In The Heights (Blue Saint Productions) at Hayes Theatre as Assistant Stage Manager. She continued this role during the most recent season of In The Heights at the Sydney Opera House. Anna’s other theatre credits include She Loves Me (Hayes Theatre Co) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory(Gordon Frost Organisation). Anna has also been involved in a variety of large events including, Special Event Coordinator for The Gordon Frost Organisation as well as Assistant Stage Manager on the 2018 Invictus Games opening and closing ceremonies.

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Tickets


Tickets


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