At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America's most renowned folk heroes and the Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, the Tony-nominated Bonnie & Clyde from the legendary Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll And Hyde, Civil War, Dracula) is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire country.
When Bonnie and Clyde meet, their mutual cravings for excitement and fame immediately set them on a mission to chase their dreams. Their bold and reckless behavior turns the young lovers' thrilling adventure into a downward spiral, putting themselves and their loved ones in trouble with the law. Forced to stay on the run, the lovers resort to robbery and murder to survive.
We stayed there for many years, presenting 64 productions until the New Hall was sold. Our next venue was the now demolished Forum Theatre in Market Hall Street.
In 1962 our first play at the Forum was Moliere’s classic ‘Tartuffe’. We stayed until June 1984, when we performed the last stage production ever in the Forum, ‘Dean Charles’.
Then came our move to the Prince of Wales Theatre and in September 1984 we were the first amateur company to put on a show there – the musical ‘Jack the Ripper’.
There have been many other highlights in our 74 years these include:
Our very first production – ‘Quiet Wedding’ (1946)
First Shakespeare – ‘Twelfth Night’ (1952)