Casting Announced for Charles Busch's Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery
By Andrew Gans
DR2 Kids Theatre continues its partnership with Theatreworks USA to present Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery beginning Feb. 9 at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre.
Directed by Carl Andress and choreographed by Connor Gallagher, the production will officially open Feb. 10. Performances continue through April 14.
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 will include 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?"
The production, recommended for theatregoers ages four and older, features musical direction by Erik Kang, scenic design by Rob Odorisio, costume design by Lortel Award winner Gregory Gale, lighting design by Kirk Bookman and orchestrations are by Greg Pliska.
Show times are Saturday at 1 PM and 4 PM and Sunday at 1 PM and 4 PM.
Tickets are $45 (groups of six or more are $35 each). Tickets are now available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. Tickets are also available in person at the Daryl Roth Theatre box office (101 East 15th Street). Box office hours are 1 PM-6 PM Tuesdays through Sundays. The DR2 box office (103 East 15th Street) opens one hour before every performance.
For more information, visit www.dr2kidstheatre.com or www.twusa.org.
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