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Urinetown The Musical

From 142 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky

About the show

Fracture Theatre Co. presents a musical satire of the legal system, 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.


Member Reviews (142)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Quirky
83
Avg Score

89
Funny, Intelligent, Original

See it if You want a truly original show and great score.

Don't see it if The name bugs you. Oi... the name.

78
Clever, Cliched, Funny, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if a very paradoxical musical. Saw it at Henry Miller theater and thought it was catchy. good songs , good directing and funny at times.

Don't see it if Musical about capitalism, the people who live within that society, how irresponsible people can be, the politics that goes with it.

72
Confusing, Entertaining, Edgy

See it if Didn't hate it. Didn't Love it.

Don't see it if Odd stories are not your cup of tea.

93
Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Thought-provoking

See it if Brilliant premise. More timely as global warming progresses. Loved the music, smart clever, funny lines.

Don't see it if You do not have an imagination. You do not accept the dangers of overusing the world's resources.

80
Hilarious, Snarky, Quirky, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy satire and social commentary.

Don't see it if you can't get past the title.

84
Clever, Funny, Great acting, Edgy, Great writing

See it if Well, I HAD to see this before they tore down the theater so I kind of tricked dear old Mom into taking me. I loved it, but she didn't. Oops

Don't see it if U should probably skip this if U find jokes about urinating, urinals, etc. to be unpleasant or gross. Also if U are very literal-minded.

86
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing, Original

See it if You can get past the title, it's worth it. Sharp political satire, funny songs and a good time, with nice dance moves by the company.

Don't see it if You can't get past the title,. Otherwise, you're in for an inventive, original night of theater.

83
Absorbing, Clever, Funny, Original, Indulgent

See it if Fun show with unique concept

Don't see it if Looking for deep thought provoking entertainment

78
Entertaining, Clever, Funny, Edgy

See it if You enjoy comedy

Don't see it if You don't like dark humor

84
Funny, Hilarious, Great writing, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if You like the crazy premise of a town where urination is regulated--and the satire it creates. Surprisingly good songs in a funny show.

Don't see it if The absurdity of the premise doesn't appeal to you.

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Funny, Edgy, Intense

See it if You have an open mind about entertainment

Don't see it if You find bizarre situations disturbing

81
Clever, Entertaining, Profound

See it if You want to lol and think

Don't see it if Prude

75
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if it ever comes back on broadway - a very pithy plot and has characters you really root for

Don't see it if you are unable to get puns - a lot of puns (duh, the title is urinetown)

99
Hilarious, Quirky, Clever, Must see, Great singing

See it if you want a hilarious night at the theatre with great characters, great songs, great staging, and dark comedy!

Don't see it if don't like meta references or slightly off-color subject matter.

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Hilarious, Must see

See it if You don't mind toilet humor. You love to laugh and enjoy comical catchy songs. You don't take yourself too seriously. GREAT SHOW!

Don't see it if you can't stand toilet humor. You take yourself too seriously. You're a stick in the mud.

65
Quirky, Overrated, Clever, Funny, Original

See it if You're interested in an interesting plot about using the bathroom

Don't see it if You're not interested in a show about using the bathroom

75
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if You can easily analyze the underlying meaning of a message that musicals can produce.

Don't see it if You don't like comedy in your musicals or talks of bodily fluids.

50
Cliched, Overrated

See it if You care for farsical shows.

Don't see it if You like traditional musicals or want to walk away singing the songs.

65
Clever, Dated, Disappointing

See it if you have nothing better to do.

Don't see it if you really want to see great theater.

100
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if You love funny shows with amazing songs! Honestly one of my favorite shows ever

Don't see it if No you really have to see it if you ever get the chance

80
Clever, Funny, Relevant, Original, Thought-provoking

See it if You're good with metaphors and want to see something hilarious.

Don't see it if you're going to think it's completely serious.

88
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Refreshing

See it if I was lucky enough to see this in its first run and it made me fall in love with Hunter Foster. This is a funny, witty, and great show!

Don't see it if You don't like potty humor, if you don't and still see this urine for a bad time.

51
Disappointing, Indulgent, Slow, Funny, Fluffy

See it if You enjoy musicals that make fun of other musicals.

Don't see it if You aren't an avid musical theatre goer. The jokes won't make sense.

79
Intense, Edgy, Entertaining, Confusing, Ambitious

See it if you enjoy Green Day songs, and an interesting story. Show creates an interesting world for you to experience.

Don't see it if you cannot follow multiple points of view and a cacaphony of sounds, noises, and actions at once.

79
Funny, Edgy, Clever, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see something edgy and clever; a satire on musicals and how we take our resources and everyday amenities for granted.

Don't see it if you can't handle an entire musical about pee.


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