Episode 46: Urinetown the Musical
Recorded Oct 30, 2011
Hosted by Diana Maurer
In this Podcast we talk with The director and some of the cast of the Pennington Players production of Urinetown the Musical. Our Guests include Director Kyrus Westcott and actors Caleb Whipple, Kim Cupo and Gary Gilbert
In a gloomy Gotham-like city where a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens are being held hostage by a single malevolent entitiy the “Urine Good” 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! Urinetown: The Musical is a show that satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, and municipal politics. As well as popular musicals and the Broadway musical itself as a form.