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Kent State School of Theatre and Dance presents concert version of “Bonnie & Clyde”

Tony Award-nominated musical chronicles infamous crime duo

Kent, OH – The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University continues its 2014-2015 season with a special concert production of “Bonnie & Clyde.” The production runs Feb. 23-25, 2015 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.

For tickets call 330-672-ARTS (2787), purchase online at www.kent.edu/theatredance or in person at the Performing Arts Box Office located in the Roe Green Center lobby of the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive, Mon. – Fri., Noon to 5 pm beginning Jan. 21, 2015.  Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for Kent State University alumni, faculty and staff, $14 for seniors (60+) and non-Kent State students age 18 and under are $10.  Tickets for full-time, Kent campus undergraduates are free of charge.  Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for $12 per person.  The box office accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks, and cash.

"Bonnie and Clyde: In Concert" follows lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow whose wild and shameless behavior rivets the nation at the height of the Great Depression. On the run from the law, they resort to murder and robbery to survive. Caught in a downward spiral, Bonnie and Clyde meet their inevitable end in one of America’s most famous shootouts. Now everyone knows their criminal love story.

With music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black and book by Ivan Menchell, professor Daniel R. Nadon directs this special concert production of “Bonnie & Clyde”. Music direction is by assistant professor Jennifer Korecki, the assistant director is Abbey Matye, lighting design is by Cyndi Hoffman, sound design is by assistant professor Charles Korecki, and the production stage manager is Hannah Graham.

Please note, this concert version of “Bonnie & Clyde” will capture the music and story of the Tony Award-winning musical without a set and costumes.

For more information on Kent State’s production of “Bonnie & Clyde: In Concert” please visit www.kent.edu/theatredance

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Media Contact: Joni Koneval, 330-672-0116, jkoneval@kent.edu

POSTED: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:48am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:48am
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Joni Koneval