"Urinetown. The Musical"

Title"Urinetown. The Musical"
Year for Search2003
AuthorsKotis, Greg
Date Published2003
PublisherFaber and Faber
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in which all facilities for peeing are controlled by a large corporation in order to limit the use of water. The corporation kills those peeing outside their facilities. A revolt is successful but water begins to quickly run out. 

Additional Publishers

Selections from the score were published as Urinetown. The Musical. Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2001

Info Notes

Play first performed in the New York Fringe Festival. Music by Mark Hollmann; lyrics by Hollmann and Kotis. The play was produced on Broadway in 2001 and won Tony’s for best book and best score.

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Full Text

1999 Kotis, Greg. “Urinetown. The Musical.” Play first performed in the New York Fringe Festival in 2001. Music by Mark Hollmann (b. 1963); lyrics by Hollmann and Kotis. Selections from the score were published as Urinetown. The Musical. Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2001. The script was published as Urinetown. The Musical. New York: Faber and Faber, 2003. PSt

Dystopia in which all facilities for peeing are controlled by a large corporation in order to limit the use of water. The corporation kills those peeing outside their facilities. A revolt is successful but water begins to quickly run out. The play was produced on Broadway in 2001 and won Tony’s for best book and best score.