103 E. 15th St.
Union Square, NY 10003
Description: "Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery" is co-presented by Off-Broadway's acclaimed DR2 Kids Theatre (Daryl Roth, Producer) and Theatreworks USA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Ken Arthur, Producing Director) -- the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences.
Featuring 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), "Bunnicula" is currently enjoying a ten-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street) through Sunday, April 14.
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. Could this new member of the family possibly be a vampire bunny?
Based on the acclaimed children's book series by Deborah & James Howe, this new musical adaptation of BUNNICULA is directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister) and choreographed by Connor Gallagher. The show is recommended for ages four and up.
The production features musical direction by James Cunningham, 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 and Robert Anthony Jones as Harold.
Venue Description: Built in 2002, the DR2 Theatre is located in Union Square, the newest addition to the Off-Broadway scene. The DR2 has 99 seats, making it an intimate venue, and includes a renovated lobby, technical control room with its own light and sound board, two large dressing rooms, air conditioning, and more. The theater is available to rent, complete with a professional staff consisting of a treasurer, house manager, usher, and porter. The service package includes use of the lighting and sound equipment, HVAC use, and two backlit poster cases outside. The DR2 has partnered with Telecharge.com for its ticketing services. Artistic director Daryl Roth has produced five Pulitzer Prize-winning plays, including Proof by David Auburn and Wit by Margaret Edson. Adam Hess is the general manager for DR2 Theatre as well as the Daryl Roth Theatre.