Project Description

Urinetown (Off Broadway & Broadway)

Urinetown (Off Broadway & Broadway)

URINETOWN with music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis and book by Greg Kotis opened on Broadway at the Henry Miller’s Theatre on Sep 20, 2001 and closed on Jan 18, 2004 after 25 previews and 965 performances. [Original opening night of September 13, 2001 was postponed due to World Trade Center attacks and subsequent Broadway closing]

Produced by The Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals; Produced in association with TheatreDreams, Inc. and Lauren Mitchell

Directed by John Rando; Musical Staging by John Carrafa; Scenic / Environment Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Gregory Gale and Jonathan Bixby; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Jeff Curtis & Lew Mead; Hair and Wig Design by Darlene Dannenfelser; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin and Musical Director: Edward Straus.

Starring David Beach (Mr. McQueen / Aug 27, 2001 – Sep 21, 2003), Jennifer Cody (Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 13, 2002), Rachel Coloff (Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004), Rick Crom (Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004), John Cullum (Caldwell B. Cladwell / Aug 27, 2001 – Aug 17, 2003), John Deyle (Senator Fipp / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004), Hunter Foster (Bobby Strong / Aug 27, 2001 – Mar 20, 2003), Victor W. Hawks (Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1), Ken Jennings (Old Man Strong / Hot Blades Harry / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004), Spencer Kayden (Little Sally / Aug 27, 2001 – Aug 25, 2002), Daniel Marcus (Officer Barrel / Aug 27, 2001 – Dec 05, 2001), Jeff McCarthy (Officer Lockstock / Aug 27, 2001 – Jun 12, 2003), Nancy Opel (Penelope Pennywise), Lawrence E. Street (Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2 / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Hope Cladwell / Aug 27, 2001 – Dec 29, 2002), Kay Walbye (Old Woman / Josephine Strong / Aug 27, 2001 – Jan 18, 2004)

Swings: Erin Hill, Peter Reardon and Don Richard

Understudies: Jennifer Cody (Little Sally), Rachel Coloff (Hope Cladwell, Penelope Pennywise, Old Woman / Josephine Strong), Rick Crom (Mr. McQueen, Senator Fipp), Victor W. Hawks (Bobby Strong, Officer Barrel), Erin Hill (Little Sally, Hope Cladwell, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary), Daniel Marcus (Caldwell B. Cladwell), Peter Reardon (Officer Lockstock, Bobby Strong, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1, Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2), Don Richard (Officer Lockstock, Caldwell B. Cladwell, Officer Barrel, Senator Fipp), Lawrence E. Street (Mr. McQueen, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1) and Kay Walbye (Penelope Pennywise)

Assistant to the Director: David Kennedy; Assistant Choreographer: Michele Lynch; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Michele Wynne and Lora LaVon; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Assistant Lighting Design: Matthew Piercy; Associate Sound Design: Charles Vorce

General Manager: Dodger Management Group (Sally Campbell Morse, Robert C. Strickstein); Company Manager: Marc Borsak later replaced by J. Anthony Magner; Assistant Company Manager: Adam Miller

Production Stage Manager: Julia P. Jones; Production Manager: Kai Brothers, Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni and Audra Levey; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey; Assistant Stage Manager: Joseph Bowerman later replaced by Peggy Taphorn and Tanya Gillette

Casting: Jay Binder, Laura Stanczyk and Cindi Rush; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Marketing: Dodger Marketing; Online Marketing by Toby Simkin / Theatre.com Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dance Captain: Joseph Bowerman later replaced by Peggy Taphorn; Fight Captain:Peter Reardon; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Press Associate: Jim Byk, Jackie Green and Martine Sainvil and later Joe Perrotta.

Conducted by Ed Goldschneider; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Piano: Ed Goldschneider; Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax: Paul Garment; Tenor Trombone, Euphonium: Ben Herrington; Drums, Percussion: Tim McLafferty; Bass: Dick Sarpola; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation

In memory of Jonathan Bixby


Replacement Cast: James Barbour (Officer Lockstock / Jun 13, 2003 – Jul 06, 2003), Anastasia Barzee (Hope Cladwell / Dec 20, 2002 – Mar 16, 2003), David Beach (Mr. McQueen / ? – Jan 18, 2004), Bill Buell (While Daniel Marcus was out with a broken ankle / Officer Barrel / Dec 06, 2001 – Feb 17, 2002), Carolee Carmello (Penelope Pennywise / Apr 29, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Tom Cavanagh (Bobby Strong / May 20, 2003 – Jul 06, 2003), Dwayne Clark (Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1 / ? – Jan 18, 2004), Victoria Clark (Penelope Pennywise / Jan 28, 2003 – ?), Jennifer Cody(Took over for Rachel Coloff when she sprained her ankle / Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary / Jan 28, 2002 – ? / Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium / Jul 03, 2003 – ?), Luther Creek (Bobby Strong / Jul 29, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Hunter Foster (Bobby Strong / Jul 08, 2003 – Jul 27, 2003), Danny Gurwin (Mr. McQueen / Sep 23, 2003 – Oct 12, 2003), Spencer Kayden (Little Sally / Mar 25, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Megan Lawrence (Was with the show off-Broadway; was on maternity leave until Jan 14, 2002 / Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium / Jan 14, 2002 – ? / Little Sally / Aug 27, 2002 – Mar 23, 2003), Daniel Marcus (Officer Barrel / Feb 18, 2002 – Jan 18, 2004), Jeff McCarthy (Officer Lockstock / Jul 08, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Charlie Pollock (Bobby Strong / Mar 21, 2003 – May 18, 2003), Don Richard (Caldwell B. Cladwell / Aug 19, 2003 – Sep 07, 2003), Charles Shaughnessy (Caldwell B. Cladwell / Sep 09, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Amy Spanger (Hope Cladwell / Jul 08, 2003 – Jan 18, 2004), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Hope Cladwell / Mar 18, 2003 – Jul 06, 2003), Kirsten Wyatt (Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium / ? – Jan 18, 2004)

Replacement Swings: Dwayne Clark, Janeece Freeman, Hoon Lee, James Moye, Kristie Dale Sanders, Amanda Watkins and Kirsten Wyatt

Replacement Understudies: Joanna Glushak (Penelope Pennywise, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary), Victor W. Hawks (Old Man Strong / Hot Blades Harry), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Hope Cladwell, Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary, Little Sally), Michele Ragusa (Penelope Pennywise), Peter Reardon (Old Man Strong / Hot Blades Harry), Don Richard (Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2) and Kirsten Wyatt (Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Soupy Sue / Cladwell’s Secretary)

As Founder and CEO of Theatre.com and BuyBroadway.com.  The pioneer in moving the Broadway industry onto the internet. Press branded me as “Toby is the man pushing theatre, kicking and screaming, into cyberspace.” The Broadway theatre supersite Buy Broadway OnlineWhat started in 1989 as a Broadway industry service called ShowCall via dialup BBS for members of the League of American Theatre Producers