Broadway producer Jerry Frankel told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that the production will open on Broadway in 2011.
The story of the real-life Depression-era American criminal couple has a book by Menchell (The Cemetery Club, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang); music by Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel and the coming Broadway musical Wonderland); lyrics by Tony Award winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard, Song and Dance); and music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations by John McDaniel.
Here is a look at the show:
Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan in Broadway-Aimed Bonnie & Clyde
Osnes and Jordan are joined by Melissa van der Schyff (Deaf West’s Big River) as Blanche Barrow, Mimi Bessette (Little Shop of Horrors) as Emma Parker, Kevin Massey as Ted Hinton, Claybourne Elder as Buck Barrow, Wayne Duvall as the Sheriff, Leslie Becker as Cumie Barrow/Governor Ferguson, Zach Rand (Les Misérables and Mary Poppins) as Young Clyde, Kelsey Fowler (Mary Poppins) as Young Bonnie. Ensemble members include Daniel Cooney, FSU/Asolo Conservatory MFA student Dane Dandridge, Victor Hernandez, Laura Hodos, Heather Kopp, Michael Lanning, Kevin Rose, Casey Shea and Tim Shew; and local performer Holly Rizzo as the Young Bonnie understudy. Jeff Calhoun directs.
Tickets ($17-$65) are on sale now at the box office, by calling (941) 351-8000, (800) 361- 8388 or visiting www.AsoloRep.org.