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Review: URINETOWN Hits Below the Belt at The Lamp Theatre

If you asked me about important works of twentieth century literature, I'll rattle off all the obvious ones like The Great Gatsby and Death of a Salesman, but I'll also make a case for the first ten years of The Simpsons as an essential piece of American literature. Hyper-referential, joke dense, topical and infinitely quotable, so many of the idioms of the twentieth century began in The Simpsons that it's earned a place beside Mark Twain for its quotes alone. Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis's musical Urinetown may style itself as a satirical twist on Brecht and Blitzstein, but any media-savvy viewer will immediately recognize that Matt Groening and Conan O'Brien are its real artistic forefathers.

Julie James & Jim David to Headline URINETOWN on Fire Island Pines

The Fire Island Pines Arts Project will present the Tony Award-winning musical Urinetown over Labor Day weekend on Fire Island Pines. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Metropolis School Of Performing Arts to Present URINETOWN; 2023/2024 Programming Announced

Metropolis has announced its 2023 School of the Performing Arts high school production, in addition to SOPA 2023 summer programming and 2023/2024 programming.

URINETOWN Comes to Nightwood Theatre Next Month

Nightwood Theatre is returning to the stage with its fourteenth annual Lawyer Show, Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis’ Urinetown, The Musical! 

Review: URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL at Theatre South Playhouse

URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL may not be the most appealing title for a show, but it has proven over the last 20+ years since its journey to Broadway (scoring ten Tony nominations and three awards) that it can be a real crowd pleaser, despite the unfortunate title (and unique subject matter). With music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis, URINETOWN is that rare breed of musical – a tuneful and entertaining satirical comedy with a deeper commentary on the state of the world. And for Theatre South Playhouse in Dr. Phillips this production is a long time coming – as they were poised to open a production of the show in March 2020. So, just like the characters in URINETOWN, you might say the theatre company has been “holding it” for three years (sorry, I couldn’t resist). And the wait seems totally worth it for this production delivers a funny, entertaining and rollicking good time from beginning to the very last “flush.”

Review: URINETOWN at Workhouse Arts Center

What did our critic think of URINETOWN AT WORKHOUSE ARTS CENTER at Workhouse Arts Center? There is something I learned about Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman's 2001 hit satire URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL after seeing the production this weekend at Workhouse Arts Center. I've seen it several times over the years in various settings, but I finally realized that URINETOWN is a deceivingly difficult piece to produce.

Review: RUMORS at Carousel Theatre Of Indianola

What did our critic think of RUHave you heard what's going on in Indianola? Not only has Carousel announced their new season, more on that at the end of this review, but they opened their latest production to a sold-out audience on March 10. The show that had a sold-out opening night is Neil Simon's 'Rumors.' If the laughter from the sold-out audience on opening night is any indication, then this is the perfect show to lift the audience out of the wintertime blues as we head into spring.MORS at Carousel Theatre Of Indianola?

Photos: First Look At URINETOWN The Musical At Natural Talent Productions

First look photos! Natural Talent Productions presents the cult musical comedy, Urinetown!

Natural Talent Productions Presents URINETOWN THE MUSICAL

Natural Talent Productions has brought you incredible productions in the past, such as Jesus Christ Superstar, The Little Shop of Horrors, Seussical the Musical, Into the Woods, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and more!

REVIEW: Brilliantly Bizarre, URINETOWN THE MUSICAL Is Better Than It Sounds.

Mark Hollman (Music and Lyrics) and Greg Kotis’ (Book and Lyrics) self-aware, satirical, comedy musical URINETOWN THE MUSICAL opens at Hayes Theatre to roars of laughter as unusual subject matter makes for powerful metaphors for modern life. 

Actor's Express Opens 35th Anniversary Season With Acclaimed Satire Musical URINETOWN

Actor’s Express opens its 35th anniversary season with the critically acclaimed satire musical Urinetown, a co-production with Oglethorpe University Theatre. In the not-so-distant future, a twenty-year drought has depleted the land of water.

IN THE HEIGHTS, KINKY BOOYS & More Lead BroadwayWorld Atlanta's November Top Picks

Atlanta is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. This month's picks include In The Heights, Kinky Boots and more!


Urinetown, a musical written by Greg Kotis, with music by Mark Hollman, imagines a 20-year-drought and the stress it puts on a large city. With water a scarce commodity, private toilets are outlawed. Public restrooms are controlled by the Urine Good Company (UGC), a large corporation that charges for use of public toilets.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

Review: YEAST NATION THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE, Southwark Playhouse

Crazy show that might become a cultish success, but currently just looks misconceived and misplaced

Northern Stage's Summer Musical Theater Intensive Returns With URINETOWN THE MUSICAL

Northern Stage's Summer Musical Theater Intensive returns this year with the hilarious satire of capitalism, bureaucracy, and politics, all surrounding the privilege to pee. Urinetown the Musical will be performed by Northern Stage's talented young education department students, July 20-31, in the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT.

Actor's Express Announces URINETOWN, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and More for Season 35

Actor's Express announces its 35th Season of dynamic, entertaining work, including a World Premiere and co-production with Oglethorpe University Theatre. In addition to the six-show subscription season, AE continues its foray into podcasts and also welcomes back its perennially popular cabaret partnership with Atlanta icon Libby Whittemore.

BWW Review: URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL at Little Radical Theatrics

There have been a lot of interesting concepts for musicals over the history of the artform. For the most part, the shows that push the boundaries of the musical theatre format stick to the Off-Off-Broadway theatres or Fringe festivals. But sometimes one of these genre-busting musicals makes it to the mainstream. Such is the case with URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL, which moved from the New York Fringe Festival to an Off-Broadway production to Broadway, securing ten Tony nominations (and three wins) back in 2002. And by producing URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL as just its fourth production since relocating to Orlando from New York, Non-Profit Community Theatre company Little Radical Theatrics delivered an audience pleasing production at the Mandell Studio Theatre at Orlando Shakes that featured a fun and creative concept, a dedicated and energetic ensemble (with some strong performances), making for a unique, but fun night at the theatre.

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents URINETOWN ~ Wicked Pissah!!

“Funny” is what’s on tap in Arizona Broadway Theatre’s wicked pissah production of URINETOWN THE MUSICAL, directed by Renée Kathleen Koher and accentuated by Stephen Hohendorf’s energetic choreography. The show runs through November 14th at ABT's Mainstage.

Hussian College In Studio Los Angeles Premieres All Puppet Version Of URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL

Hussian College's all-puppet version of Urinetown The Musical will premiere online April 16th at 7PM PST. This student-led limited engagement is a HCLA

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