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Rider University Musical Theatre Presents Bonnie & Clyde October 11 - 15

Daniel Maldonado is Clyde and Eleni Kontos is Bonnie in Rider University's production of the musical Bonnie & Clyde

Rider University's Musical Theatre presents the Tony-nominated musical Bonnie & Clyde October 11 through 15 in the Yvonne Theater on the Rider University campus in Lawrenceville.  The performance performance is Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.  Performances are Thursday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 14 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students and seniors. They can be purchased at the door, through the box office at 609-896-7775 or online at General admission preview tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and are only available at the door.  For more information, visit

Music is by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics are by Don Black, and the book is by Ivan Menchell.  Rider faculty member Robin Lewis is the director and choreographer and his colleague Nathan Hurwitz is the music director.

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 Texas law enforcement's worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless and alluring, Bonnie & Clyde is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire country. It's a thrilling and sexy musical with a score combining blues, gospel and rockabilly music.  Due to the subject matter, the production may not be suitable for younger viewers.

Nathan Hurwitz has studied acting with Stella Adler, directing with Jack Garfein and conducting with Lehman Engel.  His third book, A Singer's Guide to the Literature of the American Musical Theatre, has just been published by Routledge.  He has not only performed, but has also delivered academic papers around the world. His Broadway credits include Blood Brothers, Dream, and The Phantom of the Opera. At Rider he has served as director or musical director of White Christmas, A Little Night Music, Catch Me If You Can, Lucky Stiff, Nine, and many others.  

At Rider University Robin Lewis has directed or choreographed productions of White Christmas, Spring Awakening, Catch Me If You Can, All Shook Up, The Full Monty, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and The Producers. His film credits include choreography for Bernie, and performances of Fosse and the Tony Awards. His Broadway dance credits include Fosse, Beauty and the Beast and A Christmas Carol. His tour credits include The Producers, A Chorus Line, Hello, Dolly!, Beauty and the Beast, Where's Charley? and Jubilee.

Based in Rider's Westminster College of the Arts, Rider's Musical Theatre productions feature students enrolled in the University's highly regarded Musical Theatre program, as well as other talented students selected by audition. Graduates of the program are appearing on Broadway, in national touring productions and in major regional theaters. Its productions offer the community the opportunity to see aspiring actors in the early stages of their careers.
Rider University is located at 2038 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville, N.J.

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