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 next book
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 4-27, 2020, Thursday through Saturday evenings, all performances 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 4 is a preview. Click here for directions.
Season tickets go on sale in May 2019, and single tickets go on sale in August, through MetroTix outlets, including the Fox Theatre box office. Single 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. All ticket sales will include a service fee and a $1.00 facility fee. To charge tickets by phone, call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or visit the Fox Theatre box office or the Metrotix website.
HIGH SCHOOL DISCOUNT: Any high school student with a valid school ID can get a $10 ticket for any performance all season long, with the code word for each show, which will posted only on New Line's Facebook page. This offer is available only at the door.
EDUCATORS DISCOUNT: New Line offers all currently employed educators half price tickets on any Thursday night, with work ID or other proof of employment. Not valid in connection with other discounts or offers, available only at the door, and subject to availability.
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. 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. Cry-Baby is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York.
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