Filichia Features: Urinetown for Kidz

by Peter Filichia on March 21, 2014

in Filichia Features,Urinetown

At the turn of the new century, few Broadway insiders would have believed it. Yes, this musical called URINETOWN had been produced way off-off-Broadway in the Fringe, and quite a few people who’d attended had liked it. However, with such a scandalous title and such songs as “It’s a Privilege to Pee,” it would never [...]


It’s a privilege to…see young performers tackle sophisticated and edgy material with unparalleled commitment, talent and passion.  And that’s just what the members of Rockland County’s The New Generation Theatre (NGT) did this past weekend with a stellar production of URINETOWN.  Now in its second year, The New Generation Theatre (NGT) is an immersive summer [...]

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Welcome to the third blog post in our “Choosing Your High School’s Musical” series. Our newest series of blog posts is designed to introduce you to some of our shows that we know work in a high school setting. Of course, it’s up to you to determine if the shows are best-suited to your community, [...]

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After making it home from the 2010 International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, NE and having a couple of days to think about my experience, all I can say is WOW! It was a true pleasure seeing first-hand the talent and hard work every performer and crew member brought to the stage. Another rewarding week of [...]

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Don’t let the title put you off. By the end of this show performers and audiences alike will be laughing so hard they’ll… fall off their chairs. Sorry, couldn’t resist. In all seriousness, URINETOWN is pretty much your typical musical. Boy meets girl, who happens to be big baddie’s daughter, they fall in love, lead [...]


This year’s Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska features more than fifty productions presented by schools from throughout North America and abroad. A select few have been chosen as Main Stage presentations at the Festival. The select group includes five shows from the Music Theatre International catalog: URINETOWN, PIPPIN, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, HOW TO SUCCEED IN [...]

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