Urinetown Will Return to its Original Off-Broadway Home, Examining "Black Lives Matter"

News   Urinetown Will Return to its Original Off-Broadway Home, Examining "Black Lives Matter"
 
Fracture Theatre Co. will recreate Urinetown: The Musical in its original Off-Broadway home, The American Theatre of Actors, with a cast of 23. Performances will run Oct. 16-24.

This production will "take a look at parallels between the oppression in Urinetown and modern social justice issues such as Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter."

Directed by Seth Landau with music direction by Andrew Wheeler, the cast includes Jared Howelton (Bobby Strong), Cori Stolbun (Hope Cladwell), Olivia Gjurich (Penelope Pennywise), David Gautschy (Cladwell), Paris Ellsworth (Officer Lockstock) and Kelsea Baker (Little Sally).

Rounding out the cast are Blair Beasley, Carol Foose, Casheka Forte, Johari Frasier, Stefanie Miller, Chris Murphy, Jack O'Brien, Justin Parker, Tristan J. Shuler, Christopher Rogers, Joseph Becherer, Madeleine Corliss, Cody Hernandez, Casey Kozlowski, Bobby Lowe, Julianne Turkel and Reid Watson. Swings are Jon Corton and Natalie Goldberg.

Other members of the creative team include choreographer Banji Aborisade, lighting designer Susannah Baron, set designer Ann Beyersdorfer, sound designer Ian Wehrle and stage manager Dani Bae. Casting is by David O'Hara.

Urinetown: The Musical will be produced by Fracture Theatre Co. — Seth Landau, Tim Simon and Ethan Butler. For more information and tickets, click here.

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