Bonnie & Clyde: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Bonnie & Clyde tells the story of the notorious American outlaws, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. Set during the Great Depression, the show follows the couple’s dangerous journey as they rob banks and elude the law, becoming legends in the process. As they navigate a life of crime, Bonnie and Clyde’s love for each other deepens, even as their misdeeds escalate. Bonnie & Clyde touches on themes of love, rebellion, and the American dream gone awry.


Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2009)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1920s, 1930s / USA (Louisiana, Texas, Various)


Creative Team

Music: Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics: Don Black

Book: Ivan Menchell


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2012)➝

Original West End Cast (2023)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


Tags

2000s, Child Roles, Country, Dark, Dramatic, Gospel, Religion, Rock, Tragedy, True Story


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