THIS JUST IN: Reviews for "Urinetown The Musical"

THIS JUST IN: Reviews for "Urinetown The Musical"

At the end of Sundays performance of "Urinetown The Musical," Lyric Arts invited many of Twin Cities Theater's finest bloggers to stick around after the show and interview some of the cast and crew and some of their reviews are ready and posted!

Be sure to check out all the reviews from Cherry and Spoon, Twin Cities Stages, Play off the Page, No Filter Review.

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Announcing the Cast of "Urinetown The Musical"

Announcing the Cast of "Urinetown The Musical"

After a sold out run of A Christmas Story, Resident Director Matt McNabb returns to Lyric Arts to direct the musical Urinetown The Musical which runs March 10th through April 2nd. Urinetown The Musical is the winner of three Tony awards including Best Book of a Musical, Best Score and Best Direction. This hilarious satire  takes place in a Gotham-like city after a 20-year drought that has caused a terrible water shortage. This ultimately leads to the government enforcing a ban on private toilets and even charging citizens to use public ones. As one hero decides to plan a revolution to lead them all to freedom, audiences are taken on a hilarious yet touchingly honest journey which provides a fresh perspective of one of America's greatest art forms.

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Director's Preview with Scott Ford

Resident Director Scott Ford gives eager audiences a glimpse at the town of Gilead, Wisconsin where our Fall musical, "The Spitfire Grill," is set. Take a look and grab your tickets now! 

 About The Spitfire Grill

Percy Talbott, a feisty parolee, follows her dreams from the pages of an old travel book to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. It is for sale, but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town. Newcomer Percy suggests to Hannah that she raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why one would want the grill wins. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full and things are definitely cookin’.

The New Yorker called it “touching and memorable,” while Variety proclaims “Poignant and spine-chilling! A show with universal appeal! The score is exciting, infectious, and lively!” This soulful and transcendent musical is full of soaring melodies, sure to send you home feeling warm all over.