Bugs, Daffy, and the Looney Tunes will go on Broadway in Bye Bye Bunny: A Looney Tunes Musical coming soon to HBO Max and Cartoon Network.
In Bye Bye Bunny: A Looney Tunes Musical, Bugs Bunny decides to retire from Broadway and must go on a rescue mission to save Daffy Duck:
“After starring in a long-running Looney Tunes Broadway smash production, an exhausted Bugs Bunny decides it’s time to trade in sold-out shows for life as a regular rabbit. Ever the spotlight opportunist, Daffy Duck attempts to step into the lead role, but his star ambitions are quickly sidetracked when he is kidnapped by an obsessive fan who has more sinister plans for her favorite stage duck. With his ticket to Broadway retirement in danger, Bugs sets off on a rescue mission to find Daffy and, with the help of his Looney Tunes co-stars, hopefully, his joy of performing again.“
Amy Friedman, Head of Kids & Family Programming, Warner Bros. said:
“Bugs Bunny on Broadway? Yes, please! This musical gives off old Hollywood and Broadway vibes while offering a new, modern way to sing along to this one-of-a-kind Looney Tunes movie with the whole family.”
Sam Register, President of Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, said:
“Mayhem and music have helped define the comedic genius of the Looney Tunes for decades. It is a pairing that has created some of the greatest cartoons of our time, and it’s going to be a thrill to add our own musical stamp to these characters.”
Ariel Dumas wrote the screenplay and the lyrics. Music and orchestration are by Pulitzer Prize, Tony, and Grammy award-winner Tom Kitt. Brandon Jeffords serves as director and supervising producer. Sam Register is the executive producer.
No release date has been revealed as of yet for Bye Bye Bunny. Stay tuned to Nerds and Beyond for more news!