One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, URINETOWN is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, URINETOWN is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, URINETOWN catapults the “comedic romp” into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit, and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.
After being closed more than 50 years, the Empress Theatre has once again opened its doors to provide family friendly live theater! Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $11 on Monday, Friday, and Saturday nights and $9 for Thursdays and matinee shows. Seniors, Students, children under 12, and groups of 15 are also $9.
Date: Oct 15, 2012
Time: 7:30 pm
Address: 9104 W. 2700 South, 84044
Where: Empress Theatre