Bonnie And Clyde: The Musical (Character Breakdown)

BLANCHE BARROW:

A religious woman who disapproves of the criminal lifestyle. Honorable and righteous. Married to Buck Barrow.
Female, 25-35 yrs old, Range: G3 – Eb5

 

BOB ALCORN:

The best sharpshooter in Texas. Recruited by Frank Hamer, he helps hunt down Bonnie and Clyde.
Male, 30-45 yrs old

 

BONNIE PARKER:

A beautiful girl torn between love and fame. Clyde’s ambitious, stubborn lover,
Female, 18-25 yrs old Range: G3 – F5

 

CAPTAIN FRANK HAMER:

A retired Texas Ranger who joins the hunt for Bonnie and Clyde. Recruited by Governor Ferguson.
Male, 45-65 yrs old

 

CLYDE BARROW:

A charming small-town boy who craves notoriety. Bonnie’s reckless, bold, daring lover.
Male, 18-25 yrs old, Range: A2 – C5

 

CUMIE BARROW:

A kind woman among those suffering in the Depression. Loyal and selfless. Mother to Clyde and Buck.
Female, 40-55 yrs old

 

EMMA PARKER:

Bonnie’s widowed mother. Fragile, caring, sensitive.
Female, 40-55 yrs old

 

GOVERNOR MIRIAM FERGUSON:

An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh.
Female, 40-60 yrs old

 

HENRY BARROW:

A hard-working man, struggling to survive. Humble and quiet. Father of Clyde and Buck.
Male, 45-55 yrs old

 

MARVIN “BUCK” BARROW:

Clyde’s brother and an outlaw troubled by his wife’s distaste for his lifestyle. Adventurous and loyal.
Male, 25-35 yrs old, Range: B2 – G4

 

PREACHER:

The town’s evangelist. Loud, passionate, boisterous.
Male, 45-65 yrs old, Range: A2 – C5

 

TED HINTON:

A police officer struggling to separate his feelings from his duties. Kind and honest. Madly in love with Bonnie.
Male, 18-25 yrs old, Range: C3 – A4

 

YOUNG BONNIE:

Female, 8-12, Range: C#4 – C5

 

YOUNG CLYDE:

Male, 8-12, Range: B3 – A5

 

ENSEMBLE FEMALE:

 

ENSEMBLE MALE:

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