PHOTO CALL: Charles Busch's Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery Opens Off-Broadway
By Krissie Fullerton
12 Feb 2013
DR2 Kids Theatre continues its partnership with Theatreworks USA to present Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery, which opened a limited engagement Feb. 10 at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre.
Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery, which is based on the children's book series by Deborah and James Howe, features a book by playwright and Tony Award nominee Charles Busch, music by Sam Davis and lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Mark Waldrop.
The cast includes Abe Goldfarb as Mr. Monroe, Erin Maguire as Mrs. Monroe, Ashley Campana as Debbie, John Garry as Toby, Prescott Seymour as Chester and Robert Anthony Jones as Harold.
"Lock up your lettuce! Protect your parsley! Rescue your rutabaga! One dark and stormy night, the Monroe family brings home orphaned rabbit with mysterious habits... and sharp fangs," according to press notes. "Could this new member of the family possibly be a vampire bunny?"
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