URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL
Music and Lyrics Book and Lyrics
Mark Hollmann Greg Kotis
Directed by Kikau Alvaro
URINETOWN was produced on Broadway in September, 2001 by the Araca
Group and Dodger Theatricals in association with TheaterDreams, Inc., and Lauren Mitchell
Urinetown Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
Any video and/or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.
Kikau Alvaro (Director/Choreographer)
Joey Rice (Music Director)
Liliana Valencia (Assistant Music Director)
Emma Price (Assistant Director)(she/they) is double majoring in BFA Musical Theater and BFA Directing, Playwriting and Production. Past UArts credits include Delivery Boy (Mrs. Wilson), Alchemic Oddities (Assistant Stage Manager), This Beautiful City (Ensemble) and Will: A Coverup (Will/James). So much thanks to the team and cast of Urinetown!
McKayla "MK" Prophett (Assistant Choreographer)(they/she) is a Junior Musical Theater/DPP major. This is her UArts debut! Past Roles: REGIONAL: Lord Clapham, Something Rotten (RRP), Ensemble, Wizard of Oz (MSMT). Much love to the whole cast and crew, as well as my amazing family. Thanks to Mainline Models and Talent for always supporting my work.
J. Alex Cordaro (Fight Choreographer)
Alani Rose ( Company Stage Manager)
Bella Capelli (Technical Stage Manager)
Matthew Bock (Assistant Stage Manager)(he/him) is a Junior Directing, Playwriting, and Production major and a Film minor. Past credits at UArts include Stage Managing on musicals buried and This Beautiful City. Most recently, he was the Stage Manager on Fit for a Queen. He'd like to give a huge thanks to his partner and SM, Bella, for all their support. Shoutout to his sister Madelyn!
Frank Oliva (Set and Prop Designer)
Lindsey Silver (Scenic Assistant and Prop Head)
Alex Dembner (Lighting Designer)
Allison Neiheiser (Co-Designer, Costumes)(she/her) is a Junior Theater Design major. Past UArts credits include In The Green, A Psychic Investigation..., Cerebral, Sometimes The Rain Sometimes the Sea, Hot Spot, and I Want a Country.
Aaron Mastin (Co-Designer, Costumes)
Michael Kiley (Sound Designer)
Tristan Bushey (A1)
Teayra Bowden (Season Dramaturg) is a Junior Directing, Playwriting, Production major and Philly based playwright, director, dramaturg. Previous production credits include “Fat Muslim Girls” (PlayPenn), “Here We Go”, The Syrian Monologue Project, “I Want A Country”, “Ghost Town”, “Norton I”, “Terms Of Endearment”.
Gio Coppola (Poster Design)
Ethan Paone (Assistant Lighting Designer)
V Perlah-Hard (Wardrobe Supervisor)
Aaron Garrett (A2)
Anna Ryabova (Deck Carpenter)
Rylee Miller (Spotlight Operator)
Khai Feldman (Spotlight Operator)
Chloe Rochefort (Hope Cladwell)(she/her) is a Junior Musical Theater major. This is her first show at UArts! Chloe would like to extend her gratitude to the entire cast, crew, her family, and her closest friends. Enjoy the show!
Julian Perez (Bobby Strong)(he/they) is a third year MT major, and is thrilled to be in the first spring musical Urinetown! Previous UArts credits include Hot Spot (Sid), and Head Over Heels (Basilius). Regional credits include In the Heights (Usnavi) at the Ritz Theater Company, and Spring Awakening (Moritz) at Miami Stage Company. Julian would like to thank his Mom, Dad and sibling for their constant support as well as everyone in the cast and crew of Urinetown.
Peter Kirby (Officer Lockstock)(he/him) is a Senior Musical Theater. Past UArts credits include Head Over Heels (Dametas/ us Musidorus), Ballyturk (3), Norton 1 (Tommy Wiseau), Shapeshifters (Sike), Promenade (Mr. S). This is Peter's final performance at the Brind School, and what a way to go out. Many thanks to Kikau, Joey, Emma, Bella, Matt, and Alani. @peterhkirby
Blake Laisure (Caldwell B. Cladwell)(he/they) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past credits include Pippin(ensemble) and their Cabaret Breaking Through Blake. He would like thank their friends and family for all the love and support.
Rin Brock (Little Sally) is a Senior Musical Theater major and is so excited to be visiting Urinetown again. Past UArts credits include Pippin (Theo), Find Myself Here (Tanya/Ensemble), and Everybody (Time). Rin would like to thank her partner, her mom and dad, and her high school drama teacher, who convinced her to visit Urinetown the first time. @rin.brock
Emma Ellis (Penelope Pennywise)(she/they) is thrilled to bring Urinetown to life as their final production here at UArts! She will be getting a BFA in Musical Theater in May. Previous UArts credits include; Death (Everybody), False God (Buried). Regional: Michelle (Sister Act) at the Candlelight Theater. Love to Mom, Dad, 1121 & Beans. Enjoy the show!
Zaire Moorer-Washington (Joseph "Old Man" Strong/Hot Blades Harry) is a Sophomore Musical Theater Major. Past UArts credits include: Head over Heels.
Liv Aldridge (Little Becky Two Shoes, Millenium Cover)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. She is excited to return to the UArts stage in Urinetown! Her previous credits include Head Over Heels, Beauty and the Beast, Cabaret, Chicago, Into the Woods, and Anything Goes. She wants to thank her family, friends, and UArts Cares for supporting her on this crazy journey.
Peter Stamerra (Mr. McQueen, Bobby Cover)
Christopher Desiderio (Senator Fipp)(he/him ) is a Junior Musical Theater major. This is his very first UArts production! Some past credits include: Halloween Nights at the Eastern State Penitentiary (Cliff Lee) and 110 In the Shade (Bill Starbuck). Endless thanks to my family and friends, could not have done any of this without all of their love and support!
Julie Hamilton (Officer Barrel)(she/they) is a Junior Musical Theater major. Previous UArts credits include Head Over Heels (u/s Gynecia, Booth Singer). Regional: A Year With Frog and Toad (Ballyhoo MainStage) and BEND7: Sirens (Ballyhoo MainStage). Never grow up, never give in.
Riley Schor (Tiny Tom)(he/him) is a senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts Credits include Mischa in Ride the Cyclone.
Sierra Stallmann (Soupy Sue)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. This is Sierra’s second production at UArts, the first being Woyzeck where he played the Captain. Her Rose Bruford College credits include Homestead and Trojan Women. Her Regional credits include: A Christmas Carol (Hangar Theatre) and this summer she will be in Cinderella at the Creede Repertory Theatre. So much thanks to the entire team of Urinetown!
Victoria Lewis (Josephine "Ma" Strong)(she/her) is a Junior Musical Theater major. In UArts she has been on the teams of A Little Death (Sound Op), Pippin (Assistant Stage Manager), and Esther’s Play about Esther’s Play (Stage Manager). Urinetown is her first performance on a UArts stage. Many thanks to those who have supported her journey.
Jillian Selley (Mrs Millenium, Fipp Cover)(she/her) is pumped to be making her UArts debut with the outstandingly bonkers cast of Urinetown. Special thanks to her amazingly supportive friends and family - Hi Mom :) IG:jillianselley23
Vanesa Gomez (BBB, Little Becky Cover)(she/her) is a Senior Musical Theater major. Past UArts credits include: Visiones del Cuerpo (Legs), Buried, Promenade (Ensemble). She'd like to thank her family and friends for their endless support, and is excited to be graduating next month!
Leah Herman (Dr Billeaux, Josephine "Ma" Strong Cover)(she/they), is a Senior MT and is incredibly thankful to be able to tell this important and incredibly relevant story. Past UArts credits include “Everybody” and “Delivery Boy”. Upcoming: this summer they will be headed to Weimar Germany to perform the role of Papagena in Die Zauberflöte. She would like to thank her parents for all of the love and support.
McKayla Prophett (Robby the Stockfish, Soupy Sue Cover )(they/she) is a Junior Musical Theater/DPP major. This is her UArts debut! Past Roles: REGIONAL: Lord Clapham, Something Rotten (RRP), Ensemble, Wizard of Oz (MSMT). Much love to the whole cast and crew, as well as my amazing family. Thanks to Mainline Models and Talent for always supporting my work.
Becca Arencibia (Ensemble, Penelope Cover)(she/her) is excited to perform her last musical at UArts. As a graduating senior her past UArts credits include, Rhinoceros, Monty Python’s 500 yrs of Sillyness, and The Last Five Years. Thank you to the cast, the crew and everyone who has supported me all these years, we did it! Xoxo
Maddy Wendell (Ensemble, Little Sally Cover)(she/her) is thrilled to be in Urinetown, her third production since transferring to UArts. Previous UArts credits include Head Over Heels and Crimson Lit. All my love to the 1121 besties and all three cats.
Riley Irvine (Ensemble, McQueen Cover) is a Junior Musical Theater major. Riley made their UArts debut earlier this spring in the staged reading of Terms of Endearment as part of the Equinox New Play Festival. Regional: Mamma Mia (Stumptown Stages). Endless thanks to the entire Urinetown team! @realrileyirvine on Instagram.
Joseph Rice (Keys)
Naomi Cuellar (Trombone)
Nick Fuchs (Reed)
John McDermott (Bass)
Mollie Schechter (Percussion)
University of the Arts
David Yager, President and CEO
Kikau Alvaro, Interim Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Aanika Allen, Assistant Dean, Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
Madison Claus, Senior Administrative Assistant
Krista Apple, Interim Program Director, Acting
Fadi Skeiker, Interim Program Director, Directing, Playwriting and Production
Thom Weaver, Interim Program Director, Theater Design & Technology
Jacob Brent, Interim Program Director, Musical Theater
Quinn Bauriedel, Program Director, Pig Iron School MFA in Devised Performance
Nick Embree, Associate Professor
Sarah Sanford, Assistant Professor
Amy Dugas Brown, Assistant Professor
Rob Tucker, Visiting Assistant Professor
Leah Walton, Visiting Assistant Professor
Lindsay Cram, Associate Producer
Joe Fasciano, Technical Director
Troy Martin-O’Shia, Production Electrician
Larry Fowler, Sound Practicum Instructor
Chris Haig, Technical Practicum Instructor
Rebecca Kanach, Costume Practicum Instructor
Angela Jenkins, SM Mentor