Producers of the musical announced Dec. 22 that the cast of the production will head into a recording studio Jan. 2, 2012.
The album producers are Frank Wildhorn, John McDaniel and David Lai. It will be executive-produced by Van Dean, along with Corey Brunish, Howard Kagan and Terry Schnuck.
The album will be released on Broadway Records, a new label dedicated to Broadway cast recordings founded by Van Dean and Kenny Howard. A release date and pre-order information will be announced at a later time.
The new musical has music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black, book by Ivan Menchell and music supervision/orchestrations/arrangements by John McDaniel.
The cast is headed by Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan as Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, respectively. They are joined on stage by Melissa van der Schyff as Blanche Barrow, Claybourne Elder as Buck Barrow, Joe Hart as Sheriff Schmid and Louis Hobson as Ted Hinton.
The company also features Talon Ackerman, Rozi Baker, Leslie Becker, Mimi Bessette, Alison Cimmet, Daniel Cooney, Jon Fletcher, Kelsey Fowler, Victor Hernandez, Sean Jenness, Katie Klaus, Michael Lanning, Garrett Long, Matt Lutz, Marissa McGowan, Cassie Okenka, Justin Matthew Sargent, Jack Tartaglia and Tad Wilson.
Tickets for Bonnie & Clyde are available for purchase on Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. The show is playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).