Kelsey Audition Notice: “Bonnie & Clyde”

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Pierrot Productions has announced their auditions for the highly anticipated production of Bonnie & Clyde! Check out all of the details below!


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Audition Dates

  • Thursday, March 17th at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 20th at 1pm

Audition Location

  • Mercer County Community College – West Windsor Campus – CM Building

Production Company & Creative Team

  • Produced by Pierrot Productions
  • Directed by Pete Labriola
  • Music & Vocal Direction by Erica Silver

Performance Dates & Location

  • The Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College
  • Friday, June 17th at 8pm
  • Saturday, June 18th at 8pm
  • Sunday, June 19th at 2pm
  • Friday, June 24th at 8pm
  • Saturday, June 25th at 8pm
  • Sunday, June 26th at 2pm

How to Sign-up

  • To make an audition appointment, send your name, email address, cell phone number, and date/time to pierrotatkelsey@gmail.com

What You Need for the Audition

  • All auditioners should come prepared with a contemporary stage monologue and song in a country and blues style, with sheet music in the proper key.
  • Accompaniment will be provided.

Synopsis

In Depression-era Texas, young Bonnie Parker falls in love with Clyde Barrow, a criminal on the run from the law. Their love affair soon spirals out of control, as Bonnie & Clyde commit a series of bank robberies with escalating violence. As their notoriety – and body count – rises, the ill-fated lovers find themselves racing to the top of the Public Enemies list.

Casting

  • Clyde Barrow – A charming small-town boy who craves notoriety. Bonnie’s reckless, bold, daring lover. Age range: mid-late 20s; Vocal range: A2-C5
  • Bonnie Parker – A beautiful girl torn between love and fame. Clyde’s ambitious, stubborn lover. Age range: early-mid 20s; Vocal range: G3-F5
  • Marvin “Buck” Barrow – Clyde’s brother; an outlaw trouble by his wife’s distaste for his lifestyle. Adventurous and loyal. Age range: late 20s-mid 30s; Vocal range: B2-G4
  • Blanche Barrow – Buck’s wife, a religious woman who disapproves of the criminal lifestyle. Honorable and righteous. Age range: late 20s-mid 30s; Vocal range: G3-Eb5
  • Ted Hinton – A police officer struggling to separate to separate his feelings from his duties. Kind and honest, but infatuated with Bonnie. Age range: 30s; Vocal range: C3-A4
  • Young Clyde – Age range: 8-12; Vocal range: B3-A5
  • Young Bonnie – Age: 8-12; Vocal range: C#4-C5
  • Preacher – The town’s evangelist. Loud, passionate, boisterous. Age: 45-65; Vocal range: A2-C5
  • Henry Barrow – A hard-working man, struggling to survive. Humble and quiet. Father of Clyde and Buck. Age range: 45-55
  • Cumie Barrow – A kind woman among those suffering in the Depression. Loyal and selfless. Mother to Clyde and Buck. Age range: 45-55
  • Emma Parker – Bonnie’s widowed mother. Fragile, caring, sensitive. Age range: 40-55
  • Governor Miriam Ferguson – An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh. Age range: 45-60
  • Captain Frank  Hamer – Retired Texas Ranger, recruited by Gov. Ferguson to join the hunt for Bonnie and Clyde. Age range: 50-65
  • Bob Alcorn – The best sharpshooter in Texas. Recruited by Frank Hamer, he helps hunt down Bonnie and Clyde. Age range: 30-45
  • Sherriff Schmid – Age range: 30-45
  • Ensemble – Store Clerks; Cops/Guards; Bank Customers; Choir; Bread Line Folks – doubling and additional cast

How to Sign-up

  • To make an audition appointment, send your name, email address, cell phone number, and date/time to pierrotatkelsey@gmail.com

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