Amas Musical Theatre revives this Tony winning satire of capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics, and musical theater itself. More…
In an attempt to regulate water consumption, Urinetown has outlawed the use of private toilets. The citizenry must use public, pay-per-use amenities owned and operated by Urine Good Company, a malevolent corporation run by the corrupt Caldwell B. Cladwell. Underneath the comedy of the show, serious social and political themes, such as liberation, revolution, and sustainability, are explored.
See it if Youyu are looking for another very good teenage academy production from the AMAS supported group
Don't see it if you are looking for an NYU production. That will be the next phase
See it if You support youth! Oldest member of cast is 19, they work really hard to bring this show to life. I enjoyed it and had a good time.
Don't see it if You expect a Broadway production or if you don't support youth. Don't see it if you are going to criticize youth trying to do positive
See it if you are free for an afternoon, but don't expect your typical off-Broadway production. Some of the cast was great, but they are still young.
Don't see it if you are looking for an all star cast. This was performed by up and coming high-school kids. Some will go on to be the next stars of shows.
See it if If you want to support teens and small productions
Don't see it if You need great staging to be absorbed by the story. Are looking for great singing or acting. Not recommended. Walked out at intermission.
See it if you want to support and encourage the youth to go into theater. It's a nice production if you consider the age of the cast.
Don't see it if you are expecting pros. This particular staging is a cast of teens -- only one really stood out, but you can see the potential in the rest.
See it if You like clever writing and music, satire, and hilarity.
Don't see it if Please, I beg you, if you get the chance please see it.
See it if You are interested in social commentary, original thought and have a bit of an off-kilter sense of humor.
Don't see it if You are a prude, believe in obeying society's rules and mores and need to go to the bathroom often.
See it if You like original ideas. You like good acting along with good sets, and clever writing.
Don't see it if Easily offended. Have no time for whimsy. Don't like musicals.