Urinetown: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Urinetown is a satirical musical that takes place in a dystopian world where a severe water shortage has led to a ban on private toilets. The story follows a young hero named Bobby Strong, who works at the poorest, filthiest public restroom in town. When he falls in love with Hope Cladwell, the daughter of the corrupt CEO of the Urine Good Company, Bobby becomes involved in a rebellion against the oppressive regime. Urinetown explores themes of capitalism, bureaucracy, and the fight for freedom and justice.


Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2001)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Satire / Comedy

Setting: Fictional


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Mark Hollmann

Lyrics/Book: Greg Kotis


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Cast Albums

Original Cast (2001)➝


Tags

2000s, Broken 4th Wall, Comedic, Narrator, One-Word, Political, Satire


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