The Sunset Players announces auditions for the season opener and Cincinnati theater premier of the
musical Bonnie and Clyde.
Audition dates are Sunday May 17th and Monday May 18th from 7-10pm. Callbacks will be held on
Thursday, May 21 from 7-9pm. Sign up for time slot at
Please prepare 16 bars of an upbeat song that is not from the show. There will also be cold reading
from the script.
Character breakdown as follows. Do not have to be exact age of characters, but be able to play this age
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
ENSEMBLE STORE CLERKS; COPS/GUARDS; BANK CUSTOMERS; CHOIR; BREAD LINE FOLKS
GOVERNOR MIRIAM FERGUSON An enforcer of the law and Governor of Texas. Tough and harsh. Female, 40-60
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
Show dates are October 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, and 17. Music rehearsals will begin approximately the third week of
For questions or further information please contact the direct, Jerry Yearout, at email@example.com.