The 2001 Original Off-Broadway cast recording, the published script, and the piano-vocal selections
Background and analysis of the show by artistic director Scott Miller, from his book Idiots, Heathers, and Squips (2020).
The article Urinetown: Disaster capitalism as a musical
Articles on Epic Theatre and German Expressionism, two primary influences on Urinetown
An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus, the 1798 philosophical and politico-economic treatise that is the philosophical basis for Urinetown (no kidding!) -- or here's the entire text of his essay online
URINETOWN runs June 2-25, 2022, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, all at 8:00 p.m., at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, three blocks east of Grand, in the Grand Center Arts District. June 2 is a preview.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students/seniors on Thursdays; and $30 for adults and $25 for students/seniors on Fridays and Saturdays. To charge tickets by phone, call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or visit the Fox Theatre box office or the MetroTix website.
DISCOUNTS: HIGH SCHOOL DISCOUNT: Any high school student with a valid school ID can get a $10 ticket for any performance, with the code word, posted only on New Line's Facebook page. COLLEGE FREE SEATS: Ten free seats for every performance, open to any college student with a valid student ID. EDUCATORS DISCOUNT: New Line offers all currently employed educators half price tickets on any Thursday night, with work ID or other proof of employment. MILITARY DISCOUNT: New Line offers all active duty military personnel half price tickets on any Thursday night, with ID or other proof of active duty status.
All offers not valid in connection with other discounts or offers, available only at the door, and subject to availability. All programs subject to change. New Line Theatre receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council.