The Davis Musical Theatre Company announces auditions for the musical comedy, “Urinetown.”
Auditions will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, and Monday Jan. 7. Callbacks will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8.
The show is directed by Steve Isaacson and is choreographed by Jan Isaacson. All auditions and performances are at DMTC’s Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive, Davis. Bring a prepared song, not from the show. An accompanist will be provided; no taped music or a cappella renditions are allowed.
“Urinetown” is a 2001 Broadway musical with music by Mark Hollmann and lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis. The show is a satirical comedy that follows the actions of Bobby Strong as he rebels against UGC (Urine Good Company), an overpaid government organization that puts strict fees on the use of public restrooms.
In the action of the play, there has been a drought for 20 years, and the people of Bobby’s town have been living in miserable conditions in that time. When Bobby meets Hope Cladwell (the daughter of the man who runs Urine Good Company), he learns that if he follows his heart, anything is possible.
Toward the end of Act 2, Bobby’s heart-following, however, is his downfall as he is sent to the ever-looming Urinetown, a one-way journey…