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Urinetown   

 
Henry Miller's Theatre , (9/20/2001 - 1/18/2004)
First Preview:Aug 27, 2001 Total Previews:25
Opening Date:Sep 20, 2001   
Closing Date:Jan 18, 2004 Total Performances:965

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Amenity #9, the poorest, filthiest urinal in town. The good offices of Urine Good Company. A secret hideout.
Comments: Original opening night of September 13, 2001 was postponed due to World Trade Center attacks and subsequent Broadway closing.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Durst Organization
Produced by The Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Ed Strong); Produced in association with TheatreDreams, Inc. and Lauren Mitchell
Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis; Book by Greg Kotis; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Musical Director: Edward Strauss
Directed by John Rando; Musical Staging by John Carrafa; Assistant Choreographer: Michele Lynch
Scenic / Environment Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Gregory Gale and Jonathan Bixby; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Jeff Curtis and Lew Meade; Hair and Wig Design by Darlene Dannenfelser; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Jacoby Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Michele Wynne and Lora LaVon; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Assistant Lighting Design: Matthew Piercy; Associate Sound Design: Charles Vorce
General Manager: Dodger Management Group (Sally Campbell Morse, Robert C. Strickstein); Company Manager: Marc Borsak
Production Stage Manager: Julia P. Jones; Production Manager: Kai Brothers, Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni and Audra Levey; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Bowerman
Conducted by Ed Goldschneider; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Piano: Ed Goldschneider; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax: Paul Garment; Tenor Trombone, Euphonium: Ben Herrington; Drums, Percussion: Tim McLafferty; Bass: Dick Sarpola; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Casting: Jay Binder, Laura Stanczyk and Cindi Rush; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Assistant to the Director: David Kennedy; Marketing: Dodger Marketing; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dance Captain: Joseph Bowerman; Fight Captain: Peter Reardon; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Press Associate: Jim Byk, Jackie Green and Martine Sainvil
In memory of Jonathan Bixby
Cast
David Beach Mr. McQueen (Aug 27, 2001 - Sep 21, 2003)
Jennifer Cody Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 13, 2002)
Rachel Coloff Soupy Sue / Cladwell's Secretary (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Rick Crom Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
John Cullum Caldwell B. Cladwell (Aug 27, 2001 - Aug 17, 2003)
John Deyle Senator Fipp (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Hunter Foster Bobby Strong (Aug 27, 2001 - Mar 20, 2003)
Victor W. Hawks Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1
Ken Jennings Old Man Strong / Hot Blades Harry (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Spencer Kayden Little Sally (Aug 27, 2001 - Aug 25, 2002)
Daniel Marcus Officer Barrel (Aug 27, 2001 - Dec 05, 2001)
Jeff McCarthy Officer Lockstock (Aug 27, 2001 - Jun 12, 2003)
Nancy Opel Penelope Pennywise
Lawrence Street
Broadway debut
Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2 (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Jennifer Laura Thompson Hope Cladwell (Aug 27, 2001 - Dec 29, 2002)
Kay Walbye Old Woman / Josephine Strong (Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Swings: Erin Hill, Peter Reardon and Don Richard
Understudies: Jennifer Cody (Little Sally), Rachel Coloff (Hope Cladwell, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Penelope Pennywise), Rick Crom (Mr. McQueen, Senator Fipp), Victor W. Hawks (Bobby Strong, Officer Barrel), Erin Hill (Hope Cladwell, Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Little Sally, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Soupy Sue / Cladwell's Secretary), Daniel Marcus (Caldwell B. Cladwell), Peter Reardon (Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2, Bobby Strong, Officer Lockstock, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux), Don Richard (Caldwell B. Cladwell, Officer Barrel, Officer Lockstock, Senator Fipp), Lawrence Street (Mr. McQueen, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux) and Kay Walbye (Penelope Pennywise)
Theatre World
nominee 2002 Award [recipient]
Spencer Kayden
Tony Award®
 2002 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by The Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Ed Strong); Produced in association with TheatreDreams, Inc. and Lauren Mitchell
winner 2002 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Greg Kotis
winner 2002 Best Original Musical Score [winner]
Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis
 2002 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
John Cullum
 2002 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Nancy Opel
 2002 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Jennifer Laura Thompson
 2002 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Spencer Kayden
 2002 Best Choreography [nominee]
John Carrafa
winner 2002 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
John Rando
 2002 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Bruce Coughlin
Drama Desk Award
 2001 Outstanding New Musical [nominee]
Produced by The Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals (Des McAnuff, Michael David, Robin De Levita, Rocco Landesman, Ed Strong); Produced in association with TheatreDreams, Inc. and Lauren Mitchell
 2001 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Greg Kotis
 2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jeff McCarthy
 2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Spencer Kayden
 2001 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
John Carrafa
 2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by John Rando
 2001 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Bruce Coughlin
 2001 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis
 2001 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Mark Hollmann
music by Greg Kotis; lyrics by Mark Hollmann
ACT 1Sung By
Urinetown Officer Lockstock and Company
It's a Privilege to Pee Penelope Pennywise and The Poor
It's a Privilege to Pee (Reprise)Officer Lockstock and The Poor
Mr. Cladwell Caldwell B. Cladwell, Mr. McQueen, Hope Cladwell and UGC Staff
Cop Song Officer Lockstock, Officer Barrel and The Cops
Follow Your Heart Hope Cladwell and Bobby Strong
Look at the Sky Bobby Strong and The Poor
Don't Be the Bunny Caldwell B. Cladwell and UGC Staff
Act 1 Finale Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
What is Urinetown? Ensemble
Snuff That Girl Hot Blades Harry, Little Becky Two Shoes and The Rebel Poor
Run Freedom Run Bobby Strong and The Poor
Follow Your Heart (Reprise)Hope Cladwell
Why Did I Listen to That Man? Penelope Pennywise, Senator Fipp, Officer Lockstock, Officer Barrel, Hope Cladwell and Bobby Strong
Tell Her I Love Her Little Sally and Bobby Strong
We're Not Sorry The Rich and The Poor
We're Not Sorry (Reprise)Caldwell B. Cladwell and Penelope Pennywise
I See a River Hope Cladwell and Ensemble