Music by Mark Hollmann, Book by Greg Kotis, Lyrics by Hollmann & Kotis
Directed by Stephan Schellhardt
February 4 - March 26, 2017
presented at Stage 773
In a dystopian near-future, a terrible water shortage has led to a government ban on private toilets. Citizens are required to use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. Amid the regular folk, a hero reaches his breaking point and starts a movement to offer the people some much-needed relief! At a time when private companies are controlling more nad more of our daily lives and faith in elected officials is at historic lows, Urinetown challenges both institutions with irreverently humorous satire.
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Urinetown Highlight Video
Urinetown Rehearsal Teaser
Rave reviews for Urinetown:
"BoHo Theatre delivers this Broadway smash... with all its scatological splendor.... Choreographer Aubrey Adams's group dance numbers steal the show."
"An intensely intimate revival... [this] rollicking revival bursts with combustible kick-ass glee" Highly Recommended
–Stage and Cinema
"fun and funny... BoHo Theatre presents this dark satire with smart direction and strong acting work... The blocking and choreography are impressive, and the limited space does not limit the creativity "
–Chicago Splash Magazine
"Urinetown will make you laugh till you pee... a varied and dynamic cast. BoHo has a knack for finding exceptional voices, and this production is no exception" Critic's Pick
"Clever, deft staging by Schellhardt and well-executed, exacting choreography by Aubry Adams... In the BoHo production, precise characterizations from each member of the ensemble and splendidly blended vocals serve as hallmarks of the overall quality."
–Chicagoland Musical Theatre