Butz to play molester in new play

In the dark play, Butz will portray Uncle Peck, a man who preys on his 11-year-old niece, Li’l Bit, while giving her driving lessons.

The production follows their unusual relationship into the girl’s teenage years and the story is narrated by an adult Li’l Bit, played by Twilight star Elizabeth Reaser.

The show is slated to begin previews on 24 January (12) at New York City’s Second Stage Theatre.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning project first premiered Off-Broadway with actress Mary-Louise Parker and The Green Mile’s David Morse in 1998.