Melville Theatre
Melville Theatre
6 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book on 9330 4565 or at www.meltheco.org.au
Duration - 120 mins
Coarse language

A hysterical and satirical send-up about greed, love, revolution and bathroom habits – and even musicals themselves – is the latest offering from Melville Theatre.

Written by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis and directed by Craig Griffen, the Tony Award-winning Urinetown follows janitor Bobby Strong and the rest of the city’s poorest citizens, who struggle to pay the fees needed to go to the bathroom.

They find inspiration and a spark of hope that leads them to rebel against the ruling class and egocentric CEO that lord it over the city.

“It’s a side-splitting story that uses humour and wit to touch on some very important and current social issues but never strays too far from its humorous driving force,” Griffen said.

“Although the plot sounds quite dark and ponderous, the show uses the clichés of the musical art form to keep the show bright, slick and ultimately hysterical.

“As Urinetown is set in a fictionalised future where the world has been in a serious drought for mor ...more
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