Urinetown The Musical

Musical - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre

  • First Preview: August 27, 2001
  • Opening Date: September 20, 2001
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2004
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 965

Book: Greg Kotis

Lyrics: Greg Kotis, Mark Hollmann

Music: Mark Hollmann

Synopsis

In a futuristic world, people must pay for the privilege to urinate. Heroic Bobby Strong leads the fight against this practice in a musical comedy that spoofs musical comedy — and musical drama.

 

Opening Night Cast

Hunter Foster in Urinetown The Musical Hunter Foster Bobby Strong
John Cullum in Urinetown The Musical John Cullum Caldwell B. Cladwell
Spencer Kayden in Urinetown The Musical Spencer Kayden Little Sally
Daniel Marcus in Urinetown The Musical Daniel Marcus Officer Barrel
Jeff McCarthy in Urinetown The Musical Jeff McCarthy Officer Lockstock
Nancy Opel in Urinetown The Musical Nancy Opel Penelope Pennywise
Jennifer Laura Thompson in Urinetown The Musical Jennifer Laura Thompson Hope Cladwell
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Mark Hollmann Music
  Mark Hollmann Lyrics
  Greg Kotis Book
  Greg Kotis Lyrics
  John Rando Director
  John Carrafa Musical Staging
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Most Promising Female Performer Spencer Kayden Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Outstanding Book of a Musical Greg Kotis Nominee
2001 Outstanding Choreography John Carrafa Nominee
2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical John Rando Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Jeff McCarthy Nominee
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Spencer Kayden Nominee
2001 Outstanding Lyrics Mark Hollmann
Greg Kotis
Nominee
2001 Outstanding Music Mark Hollmann Nominee
2001 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2001 Outstanding Orchestrations Bruce Coughlin Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Winner
2002 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hunter Foster Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Musical John Cullum Nominee
2002 Outstanding Choreography John Carrafa Nominee
2002 Outstanding Director of a Musical John Rando Winner
2002 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Spencer Kayden Winner
2002 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Theatre World Award Spencer Kayden Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Actor in a Musical John Cullum Nominee
2002 Actress in a Musical Nancy Opel Nominee
2002 Actress in a Musical Jennifer Laura Thompson Nominee
2002 Book of a Musical Greg Kotis Winner
2002 Choreography John Carrafa Nominee
2002 Direction of a Musical John Rando Winner
2002 Featured Actress in a Musical Spencer Kayden Nominee
2002 Musical   Nominee
2002 Orchestrations Bruce Coughlin Nominee
2002 Original Score Mark Hollmann
Greg Kotis
Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 18, 2004 34 $295,143
$386,346
$23,932 $69.77
$95.00
4230
631
8
0
83.80% 1.09%
Jan. 11, 2004 33 $271,211
$386,346
-$94,098 $64.96
$95.00
4175
631
8
0
82.71% -16.00%
Jan. 4, 2004 32 $365,309
$386,346
$19,329 $73.31
$95.00
4983
631
8
0
98.71% 10.42%
Dec. 28, 2003 31 $345,980
$386,346
- $77.63
$95.00
4457
631
8
0
88.29% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,277,643
$1,545,384
  $71.42 17845
20192
32
0
88.38 %  
Cumulative
  $34,815,864
$47,502,666
  $66.14
$95.00
524188
624838
965
25
83.89 %  
 
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