PERFORMANCES

The Illini Student Musicals production of Urinetown took place on March 11th at 7:30PM and 12th at 2:30PM and 7:30PM at Greg Hall Theater at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

 

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URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL
Music by Mark Hollmann
Lyrics by Mark Hollmann, Grek Kotis

Book by Greg Kotis

 

     Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critic's 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 of 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 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.

CAST

Bobby Strong

Hope Cladwell

Officer Lockstock

Officer Barrel

Little Sally

Penelope Pennywise

Caldwell Cladwell

Senator Fipp

Mr. McQueen

Mrs. Millenium / UGC Secretary

Joseph "Old Man" Strong / Cop

Josephine "Ma" Strong / Cop

Hot Blades Harry

Little Becky Two Shoes

Soupy Sue / Cop

Tiny Tom / Cop

Robby the Stockfish / UGC Exective

Billy Boy Bill / Dr. Billeaux

Jesse Trieger

Anika Nims

David Naber

Jon Faw

Mary Di Leo

Charlotte Elfenbaum

Luke Schulz

Jake Fava

Nick Humbles

Sara Temple

Merrill Huang

Aleeza Leder Macek

Tucker Nevel

Blas Nache

Anne Deichert

Chris Doruff

Olivia Begley

Tommy Orr

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Katie Burke

Aubrey Neumann

Griffin Jenkins

Tyler Harr

Nate Murphy

Megan Roome

Jordan Jones

Eunji (Emily) Lee

Tyler Camp

Amy Hoke

Maureen Sanderson

Rebecca Vahldick

Emma St. John

Tessa Muriello

Matthew Gross

Emma Ash

Corey Campbell

Nora Simonson

Jonathan "Keaton" Hellman

Zoy Wang

Loralee Wilson

ORCHESTRA

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Percussion / Drums

Brass

Reeds

Osiris Ramos
Alex Jahnke
Cody Jones 
Kate DeMonica
Miranda Daley

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