Urinetown the Musical

Urinetown the Musical

More About Urinetown the Musical

August 15 – 25, 2019
Thurs – Sat 7:30 pm, Sun at 3:00 pm
2nd Street Stage at the Hannah Block Historic USO Building

Tickets $20 – $25 Thalian.org or 910-251-1788
Box office opens one hour before the show

By Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman

A sidesplitting sendup of greed, love, revolution and musicals, in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.
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.


Tags: arts and entertainment, wilmington nc



Event Details

Date: August 25, 2019

Location:
Hannah Block USO / Community Arts Center
120 South 2nd Street
Wilmington NC 28401

Visit Website

Contact:
Susan Habas
919-341-7860
communityartscenter41@gmail.com


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