Ruby In The Dust presents the world premiere of Bonnie and Clyde
a new musical adaptation adapted and directed by Linnie Reedman, with musica and lyrics by Joe Evans at The King’s Head Theatre.
The producing team behind last summer’s sell-out, The Great Gatsby Musical, brings the premiere of their story of America’s most celebrated Depression-era folk legends to the King’s Head Theatre this summer.
Adapted by Linnie Reedman with music and lyrics by Joe Evans, Bonnie and Clyde tells a true story of love, poverty, criminality and celebrity set in the 1930s Southern States of dust, drought, disease and death.
When Bonnie met Clyde it was an instant and very dangerous attraction. From an poverty-stricken, crime riddled childhood, these two young lovers became inseparable and rapidly plunged themselves into a life of fast cars, guns, revenge … and Hell. Part folk heroes and part murderous outlaws, Bonnie and Clyde instantly became material for a legend.
Exploring the intricate relationships of the infamous ‘Barrow Gang’, this new stage adaptation, merged with music and boasting innovative vintage film footage, follows the couple’s cat-and-mouse game with the law across the arid plains of the Depression-riddled dust-bowl and through to its fateful and tragic conclusion.
Formed in 2006 by Young Vic genesis director Linnie Reedman and acclaimed composer/musical director Joe Evans, Ruby In The Dust has twelve productions under its belt, including shows both on the fringe and the West End and other site specific venues. Past credits include the critically praised The Great Gatsby Musical, Hutch (both at Riverside Studios), Miracle starring Susannah York and Tim Woodward, (St Andrew Church Crypt and Leicester Square Theatre) and Dorian Gray (Leicester Square Theatre).
THE KING’S HEAD THEATRE
115 UPPER STREET
ISLINGTON, LONDON N1 1QN
21 August to 21 September
Tuesday – Saturday 7.15 pm
Sunday Matinees 3.00pm
Extra matinees Saturday 21 September 2pm
TICKETS £20.50 – £25 (concessions £15-£17.25)
Previews 21 – 23 August £10
Box office 0207 478 0160
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Wednesday 9th July 2013