The readings, which are open to the public, will feature the talents of the previously reported Celina Carvajal as tormented exterminator Carly; Brian Charles Rooney as Canadian chanteuse Dionne Salon; and Chris Hall as rock-god Cimex. Newly announced for the two readings are Eric Anderson as Dexter, Jeff Hiller as newsman Tom Wansett, Donna Vivino as Mother, Michael Zahler as Burt and Stephen Sheffer as Chad the hipster.
The new musical was penned by Paul Leschen and Fred Sauter and features direction by Samuel Buggeln.
Bedbugs!!!, according to press notes, "tells the story of Carly, a passionate exterminator who, hell-bent on avenging her mother's freak death, accidentally mutates NYC bedbugs into bloodthirsty killer hair metal rock gods. Sweet sidekick Burt has a plan, and troubled Canadian chanteuse Dionne Salon has stumbled onto the scene. But will Carly listen to them and save NYC—or be seduced by her own creation?"
Space is limited, and reservations are recommended. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or through the contact page on www.bedbugsmusical.com.