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Urinetown the Musical

April 22-May 1, 2022

Rodenbaugh Theatre
Willow Bend Center of the Arts

SYNOPSIS

Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself! Hilariously funny and touchingly honest, Urinetown provides a fresh perspective on one of America's greatest art forms.

In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides that he's had enough and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!

Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, Urinetown catapults the "comedic romp" into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.

CREDITS

Music by Mark Hollmann/ Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis/ Book by Greg Kotis

PERFORMANCES

Friday, April 22, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 23, 2:30 pm
Saturday, April 23, 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 24, 2:30 pm

Friday, April 29, 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 30, 2:30 pm
Saturday, April 30, 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 1, 2:30 pm

SUGGESTED AUDIENCE AGE

12+

TICKET PRICES

$20 Orchestra

$30 Premium