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New York | 2h 15m | Already closed

Urinetown The Musical

From 138 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.

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Clever, Quirky, Relevant, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if you like dark humor and stories that break the fourth wall.

Don't see it if you need a happy ending.

Funny, Clever, Edgy, Intelligent, Masterful

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

Absorbing, Delightful, Must see, Hilarious

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.

Original, Clever, Romantic, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy a very funny and original show. This show has great, catchy music and a lot of large dance numbers. It is clever and entertaining.

Don't see it if You cannot get passed the title "urinetown". There is so much more to it than that. If you dont like comedies than this show is not for you.

Clever, Must see, Quirky, Hilarious, 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.

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.

Funny, Original, Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy original shows The name makes you curious Don't judge a book by it's cover (or a show by it's name)

Don't see it if You are easily offended Can't take a joke

Funny, Original, Intelligent

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

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

Funny, Clever, Refreshing, Hilarious, Great singing

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.

Funny, Original, Clever, Great writing, Entertaining

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.

Funny, Raunchy, Irreverent

See it if You're ready to laugh over the taboo topic of what goes on in the bathroom.

Don't see it if you can't handle them singing about peeing

Funny, Clever, Edgy, Great acting, 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.

Funny, Quirky, Great writing, Hilarious, Entertaining

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.

Funny, Clever, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy satire and looking behind the obvious. Good music too!

Don't see it if you don't like satire

Funny, Original, Absorbing, Clever, Indulgent

See it if Fun show with unique concept

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

Clever, Profound, Entertaining

See it if You want to lol and think

Don't see it if Prude

Quirky, Relevant, Hilarious, Entertaining, Snarky

See it if you enjoy satire and social commentary.

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

Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Intense

See it if You have an open mind about entertainment

Don't see it if You find bizarre situations disturbing

Original, Clever, Thought-provoking, Raunchy, Entertaining

See it if you like literal potty humor and a stern social message.

Don't see it if you can't take a joke or view things objectively.

Funny, Original, Clever, Thought-provoking, Relevant

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.

Funny, Clever, Edgy, 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.

Funny, Clever, Cliched, 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.

Funny, Clever, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy comedy

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

Funny, Clever, Intelligent, Hilarious, Entertaining

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)

Funny, Clever, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Quirky

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.

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Typical fees: $8 - $15 per ticket. Can usually choose your own seats. You can save on fees by buying at the physical box office.

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