Olivier nominee Frances Mayli McCann (Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, Heathers) and Jordan Luke Gage (& Juliet, Bat Out of Hell) will star in the title roles of the West End premiere of Frank Wildhorn's Bonnie and Clyde The Musical, which begins performances April 9 at the Arts Theatre.
McCann also played Bonnie in the January Bonnie and Clyde concerts at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Those evenings, featuring Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan reprising his Broadway role as Clyde, were filmed for future release.
McCann and Gage join the previously reported Olivier winner George Maguire (Sunny Afternoon) and Natalie McQueen (9 to 5 The Musical) as Buck and Blanche Barrow, respectively. Rounding out the cast is Cleve September as Ted, Ako Mitchell as Preacher, Pippa Winslow as Cumie Barrow/Governor Miriam Ferguson/Eleanore, Gracie Lai as Emma Parker/Stella, Alistair So as Sheriff Schmid, Alexander Evans as Henry Barrow/Deputy Johnson, Ross Dawes as Captain Frank Hamer, Barney Wilkinson as Bud/Archie, and swings Charlie McCullagh and Annie Guy.
Take a look inside the rehearsal room for the upcoming West End premiere.
The production is directed by Nick Winston, with set and costume design by Philip Witcomb, musical supervision by Katy Richardson, lighting design by Zoe Spurr, sound design by Tom Marshall, video design by Nina Dunn, casting by Jim Arnold, musical direction by Nick Barstow, assistant musical direction by Debbi Clarke, associate direction and choreography by Megan Louch, wig design by Darren Ware, and fight direction by Kate Waters. With music by Tony nominee Wildhorn (Wonderland, Jekyll & Hyde, The Civil War, The Scarlet Pimpernel), lyrics by Tony winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard), and a book by Ivan Menchell (The Cemetery Club).
The production manager is Phil McCandlish, the company stage manager is Paul Deavin, and the orchestra fixer is Rich Morris with costume supervision by Jemima Penny and props supervision by Lizzie Frankl for Propworks.