Off-Broadway's acclaimed DR2 Kids Theatre continued its partnership with Theatreworks USA -- the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences and present "Rabbit Season" at the DR2 Kids Theatre!, which kicked off yesterday, February 10, 2013. BUNNICULA: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery, features a book by legendary New York playwright and Tony Award nominee Charles Busch
(The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), music by Sam Davis
and lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Mark Waldrop
(When Pigs Fly). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening celebration below!
BUNNICULA began performances on Saturday, February 9, 2013 and officially opened on Sunday, February 10 (4 p.m.). The production plays a ten-week limited engagement through Sunday, April 14.
Based on the acclaimed children's book series by Deborah & James Howe, this new musical adaptation of Bunnicula is directed by Charles Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Divine Sister, Die Mommie Die!) and choreographed by Connor Gallagher. The show is recommended for ages four and up.
The production features musical direction by Erik Kang, scenic design by Rob Odorisio (Skippyjon Jones), costume design by Lortel Award winner Gregory Gale (The Voysey Inheritance), lighting design by Kirk Bookman (The Divine Sister) and orchestrations are by Greg Pliska (War Horse).
The Off-Broadway cast of Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery features Abe Goldfarb as Mr. Monroe, Erin Maguire as Mrs. Monroe, Ashley Campana as Debbie, John Garry as Toby, Prescott Seymour as Chester (the cat) and Robert Anthony Jones as Harold (the dog).
Photo Credit: Barry Gordin Photography
David Hyde Pierce, Daryl Roth Julie Halston
Alison Fraser, Carl Andress (Director), Charles Busch (Book)
The Cast: Abe Goldfarb, John Garry, Robert Anthony Jones, Ashley Campana, Prescott Seymour, Erin Maguire
David Hyde Pierce, Patrick Christiano
BUNNICULA Cast & Creative Team
James Howe (Bunicula Book 1979), Charles Busch (Book)
Patrick Christiano, Charles Busch, Carl Andress
Daryl Roth, Charles Busch, Julie Halston
Cast Cutting the Cake Celebration: Prescott Seymour, John Garry Ashley Campana, Robert Anthony Jones, Erin Maguire, Abe Goldfarg