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Bonnie & Clyde — a musical inspired by the real American outlaws (a waitress and a troubled Texas teen) who captivated America during the Depression — has a libretto by Ivan Menchell (The Cemetery Club) and songs by Tony nominee Wildhorn (The Civil War, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Dracula) and Tony winner Black (Sunset Boulevard).
Previews begin Nov. 4 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Opening is Dec. 1.
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Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Grease! in 1994, Brooklyn, Big River, plus Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse) directs and provides musical staging. Music supervision/orchestrations/arrangements are by John McDaniel.
Osnes, a 2011 Drama Desk nominee for playing Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes, and Jordan, now in Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse, will be joined by Melissa van der Schyff (Broadway and tour of Deaf West's Big River) as Blanche Barrow, Claybourne Elder (Road Show) as Buck Barrow, Joe Hart (The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public) as Sheriff Schmid and Louis Hobson (Next to Normal) as Ted Hinton. The company includes Leslie Becker, Mimi Bessette, Alison Cimmet, Daniel Cooney, Jon Fletcher, Victor Hernandez, Sean Jenness, Katie Klaus, Michael Lanning, Garrett Long, Matt Lutz, Marissa McGowan, Cassie Okenka, Justin Matthew Sargent and Tad Wilson.
Melissa van der Schyff originated the role of Blanche Barrow and Claybourne Elder originated the role of Buck Barrow when Bonnie & Clyde first appeared, at the La Jolla Playhouse in fall 2009. It was named Best Musical by San Diego Theatre Critics Circle. They reprised their roles in fall 2010 when the show ran to critical acclaim at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL.
Tickets are on sale at Telecharge.com or at (212) 239-6200.