Urinetown by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann
The Crescent Theatre
Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE.
£10 over 60s, under 16s
Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann
Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
Director Bryn Holding
Musical Director Robert Miles
Casting by Danièle Sanderson
A terrible water shortage has crippled the Gotham-like town that serves as the setting for Urinetown.
In a mad attempt to regulate water consumption, the government has outlawed the use of private toilets. The people must use public, pay-for-use amenities owned and operated by the corrupt and iron-fisted Caldwell B.
Taking inspiration from Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is a hilarious satire in which no one escapes scrutiny.
Urinetown was produced on Broadway in September, 2001 by the Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals in association with TheaterDreams, Inc., and Lauren Mitchell.
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI.