Bonnie & Clyde: The Musical

7:30 p.m. on January 11-14, 18-21
2:00 p.m. on January 13-14, 20-21

Meet the Cast of Bonnie & Clyde: The Musical

Robert Koutras (Clyde)

is thrilled to be back with TheatreZone after appearing in Home For The Holidays, and as Lonny in Rock of Ages, King Arthur in Camelot, and Jimmy Ray Dobbs in Bright Star! Credits include Off-Broadway- Sessions (Original Cast), Tours- Full Monty, Grease. Love! Valour! Compassion! (Gregory) and Rotterdam (Josh) Island City Stage, Next To Normal (Dr. Madden) Zoetic Stage (Carbonell nom.), Head Over Heels (Basilius) Slow Burn, Mamma Mia! (Bill) The Wick, and Parade (Leo Frank) Broward Stage Door (Carbonell nom.) Film and Television Credits include Nickelodeon’s Team Umizoomi, and I Remember, an independent short film that recently premiered at the Savor Cinema. His original musical, The End, is currently in development. AEA. BFA Ithaca College.

Brittany Ambler (Bonnie)

She was last seen rocking out as Sherrie in Rock of Ages at TheatreZone for their 22-23 season! She is a proud Illinois Wesleyan University BFA Musical Theatre graduate. Favorite Regional Credits: Joseph…Dreamcoat (Narrator), All Shook Up (Natalie), 9 to 5 (Doralee), Always, Patsy Cline (Louise), Young Frankenstein (Inga), Oklahoma! (Ado Annie), Clue On Stage (Miss Scarlet), Hands on a Hardbody (Kelli), Lucky Stiff (Rita), Great American Trailer Park (Lin), The Toxic Avenger (Sarah), Marvelous Wonderettes (Suzy). Choreographer Credits: The Lightning Thief (IWU), Pinkalicious, Great American Trailer Park, Church Basement Ladies 2 (LTOTS). Thank you to her parents and her Angels Standing By.

Matthew Blake Johnson (Buck)

MBJ is so excited to be back on stage making his TheatreZone debut! Tours include: The Wizard of Oz (International), A Christmas Carol (National). Some of his favorite regional credits include Young Frankenstein, Camelot, Anything Goes, and The Toxic Avenger. Film: Through A Class Darkly. BFA East Carolina University. Endlessly grateful for the love and support of his family, friends, the Holland’s, and MBM. @mistermbj

Rachael Lord (Blanche Barrow)

is thrilled to be back on the TheatreZone stage, where she was last seen as Margo in Bright Star. Regional credits include: Greta Ohlsson in Murder on the Orient Express, Andrina in The Little Mermaid, and Janie McMichael in Not Now, Darling. Rachael has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Florida Southern College and is currently pursuing her MFA in Writing. She is the author of two poetry collections.

Susan Dohan (Cumie Barrow/Gov. Ferguson/Eleanor)

is happy to return to TheatreZone, where she performed as Jenny in Company, Rafaella in Grand Hotel, Duchess in Me and My Girl, Helena in Drood, Mazeppa in Gypsy and Marge in Bridges of Madison County. Susan has been fortunate enough to get to work professionally all over, before finally settling here in SW Florida. Her on-going gig is on a train doing Murder Mysteries, so many thanks to Mark for allowing her to perform on a non-moving stage! Also, a big thank you to family, friends and husband Brad for loving support.

Frank Blocker (Sheriff)

has appeared in TZ’s Amadeus, Urinetown, Mystery of Edwin Drood, Copacabana and Heathers. Off-Broadway: Southern Gothic Novel (Drama Desk Award nomination), Stabilized Not Controlled, The Deep Throat Sex Scandal and debut Eula Mae’s Beauty, Bait & Tackle. Off-Off: The Beggar’s Opera (Peachum), Don Quixote (the last Don), Peculiar Works Project’s West/East Village Fragments (Obie Winner), Berkoff’s Fall of the House of Usher (Usher), Brecht’s Edward II, and Forbidden Kiss LIVE! He returns to New York this year to perform his play Good Jew. His adaptation of Lovecraft’s Call of Cthulhu is available on YouTube.

Vince Wingerter (Ted Hinton)

is excited to make his debut at TheatreZone! Favorite credits: National Tour of Mamma Mia! with performances as Sam and Bill, Regional: Harvey (Dr. Sanderson) – Something Rotten (Nick Bottom) – Steel Pier (Bill Kelly) – Me & My Girl (Bill Snibson) – Fun Home (Bruce) – Daddy Long Legs (Jervis) – White Christmas (Bob) – The Who’s Tommy (Captain Walker) – Mary Poppins (Bert) – The Drowsy Chaperone (Goerge) – Singin’ in the Rain (Don Lockwod) – Urinetown (Bobby) – and Lucky Stiff (Harry Witherspoon) ~ Love to his partner in adventure, Jennifer, and their 3 year old daughter Alora!

Karen Molnar (Emma Parker/Musical Staging)

TOURS: On The Town (Flossie/Dance Capt.), Wizard Of Oz (Glinda). OFF-BROADWAY: Revival of Irene with Lee Roy Reams. REGIONAL Favorites: The Secret Garden (Rose), Next To Normal (Diana), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett), High Spirits (Elvira), Stepping Out (Maxine), Nine (Luisa), Chess (Svetlana), Jekyll & Hyde (Emma), Baby (Pam), Mack & Mabel (Lottie), Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), Spelling Bee (Rona), Company (Joanne), and …Night Music (Desiree). FILM and TV: Guiding Light, One Life To Live, Sex And The City, For Richer Or Poorer, Step Mom, The Astronaut’s Wife. Baldwin-Wallace University grad in Musical Theater; proud member of AEA, SDC, and SAG/AFTRA.

E. Mani Cadet (Preacher/Bank Teller)

is trained as a classical opera singer and has enjoyed many diverse roles including: Tamino-The Magic Flute, Sportin’ Life-Porgy and Bess, Tonton Julian-Once on This Island, Old Deuteronomy-Cats, Gitlow Judson-Purlie, and Mister-The Color Purple. Recently, Mani performed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Harlem as the dual role of Egeus and Peter Quince. Upcoming: John Malachi Curtis-Only Some of God’s Children, Ghost of Christmas Present-A Christmas Carol at Orlando Shakes. Mani resides in Winter Park, FL where he enjoys playing the piano, composing jingles, cooking for his YouTube Channel: (DADZNIGHT2COOK), and being dad to his beautiful children.

Joseph C Byrne (Henry/John/ensemble)

is a Floridian actor, musician, and writer; recently performed in The Naples Players’ The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Quasimodo. TheatreZone’s production of The Goodbye Girl (Ensemble), and The Naples Players’ production of Something Rotten (Nostradamus). He is overjoyed to be back at TheatreZone performing with his friends, and promises to be more careful on the backstage steps this time. If you know, you know, heh. He would like to thank TheatreZone and The Danni’s for their dedication to theatre, and the cast and crew for their abundant professionalism. Let’s raise a little “heck.”

Eduardo Marin (Cop/Charlie/Bud/Guard 1/Alcorn)

 is excited to be returning to TheatreZone for this production! He received his BFA in Musical Theater at the University of West Florida. Eduardo is a SWFL native who enjoys the sunshine and a good time! His most recent role was playing Clopin Trouillefou in The Naples Players’ production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He would like to thank his friends and family for being a constant source of laughter and inspiration.

Eli Branson (Judge/Joe/Shopkeeper/Johnson)

is stoked to be back at TheatreZone for his second season. A graduate of Vanderbilt University and Upright Citizens Brigade’s Improv Program, Eli was last seen at TheatreZone as Brick in Escape to Margaritaville and Mark/Ricky in The Goodbye Girl. Other favorite credits: William Barfée in Spelling Bee… (Drury Lane Oakbrook), Sostakovich in Bertolt Brecht’s The Mother (Oracle Theatre Chicago, Jeff Award for Best Ensemble and Best Play), and Queen Moon Racer in Rudolph the Red-Hosed (not a typo) Reindeer (Hell in a Handbag Productions). A native of Kentucky, Eli is loving being a Naples transplant along with his partner and two sweet kitties.

Erica Sample (Trish/Customer 2)

is thrilled to be back on stage at TheatreZone after recently appearing in Home for the Holidays, Tammy/ Escape to Margaritaville and Regina/ Rock of Ages. A Florida native and AMDA graduate, she has directed and choreographed several shows locally, released five original singles, and has her debut album coming out soon! You may recognize her as Suzy/ The Marvelous Wonderettes, Roxy/Chicago, Sophie /Mamma Mia, Judy/ White Christmas and Sister Mary Robert/Sister Act at The Naples Players, or Maggie/Kinky Boots, Darlyne/The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical at Broadway Palm Dinner Theater. Enjoy the show!

Kara Konken (Stella/Customer 1)

Kara is thrilled to be returning to TheatreZone after portraying Doralee-9 to 5, Amneris-Aida, Cinderella-Into the Woods, and Dainty June-Gypsy. Other favorite roles: Amanda-Bright Lights, Big City, Peter Pan-Peter Pan, Meg Brockie-Brigadoon, Ado Annie-Oklahoma, Bambie-Curtains, Mae-The Wild Party (Lippa), and a singing cactus in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Kara got her start performing as a professional child actor in the city of Chicago portraying Kirsten, Kit, and Molly in The American Girls Revue and Circle of Friends: An American Girl Musical. A Baldwin-Wallace University graduate, Kara dedicates this performance to her husband, Greg and baby, Soren.

Aiden Thayer (Young Clyde)

is a 15 year old student at Gulf Coast High School. This is his first production at TheatreZone. Some notable productions he has been a part of are Young Dap/ Sir Tom in Camelot, Michael Banks in Mary Poppins, Crutchie/Davie in Newsies, and Cat in the Hat in Seussical. Aiden also loves to play the drums on the side. He would like to dedicate this production to the memory of his loving grandmother, Joy. He hopes you enjoy the show!

Madison Mance (Young Bonnie)

is thrilled to be making her debut with TheatreZone! From Toronto, Canada, Madison has called Florida home since February 2021, and is a 6th grade student at The Village School. She recently had the honor of cheering with the All-American Varsity Cheerleading Team at Magic Kingdom. Recent theater credits: Seussical Jr. (Young Kangaroo), Newsies Jr. (Nancy), The Sound Of Music (Marta-Saltzburg Cast), Into The Woods Jr. (Rapunzel), Beauty And The Beast Jr. (Dance Captain/Les Filles/Ensemble), all with The Naples Players. Madison would like to thank Mark Danni and Charles Fornara for this incredible experience!