Henry Miller's Theatre, (9/20/2001 - 1/18/2004)

First Preview: Aug 27, 2001
Opening Date: Sep 20, 2001
Closing Date: Jan 18, 2004
Total Previews: 25
Total Performances: 965

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Amenity #9, the poorest, filthiest urinal in town. The good offices of Urine Good Company. A secret hideout.
Comments: Original opening night of September 13, 2001 was postponed due to World Trade Center attacks and subsequent Broadway closing.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Durst Organization

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

Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis; Book by Greg Kotis; Music orchestrated by Bruce Coughlin; Musical Director: Edward Strauss

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 and Lew Mead; Hair and Wig Design by Darlene Dannenfelser; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Michele Wynne and Lora LaVon; Associate Lighting Design: Yael Lubetzky; Associate Sound Design: Charles Vorce

General Manager: Dodger Management Group (Sally Campbell Morse, Robert C. Strickstein); Company Manager: Marc Borsak

Production Stage Manager: Julia P. Jones; Production Manager: Kai Brothers, Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni and Audra Levey; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey

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

Casting: Jay Binder, Laura Stanczyk and Cindi Rush; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Marketing: Dodger Marketing; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dance Captain: Joseph Bowerman; Fight Captain: Peter Reardon; Photographer: Joan Marcus

In memory of Jonathan Bixby

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Opening Night Cast

David BeachMr. McQueen
(Aug 27, 2001 - Sep 21, 2003)
Jennifer CodyLittle Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 13, 2002)
Rachel ColoffSoupy Sue / Cladwell's Secretary
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Rick CromTiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
John CullumCaldwell B. Cladwell
(Aug 27, 2001 - Aug 17, 2003)
John DeyleSenator Fipp
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Hunter FosterBobby Strong
(Aug 27, 2001 - Mar 20, 2003)
Victor W. HawksRobbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1
Ken JenningsOld Man Strong / Hot Blades Harry
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Spencer KaydenLittle Sally
(Aug 27, 2001 - Aug 25, 2002)
Daniel MarcusOfficer Barrel
(Aug 27, 2001 - Dec 05, 2001)
Jeff McCarthyOfficer Lockstock
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jun 12, 2003)
Nancy OpelPenelope Pennywise
Lawrence E. Street
Broadway debut
Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2
(Aug 27, 2001 - Jan 18, 2004)
Jennifer Laura ThompsonHope Cladwell
(Aug 27, 2001 - Dec 29, 2002)
Kay WalbyeOld 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, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Penelope Pennywise), Rick Crom (Mr. McQueen, Senator Fipp), Victor W. Hawks (Bobby Strong, Officer Barrel), Erin Hill (Hope Cladwell, Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium, Little Sally, Old Woman / Josephine Strong, Soupy Sue / Cladwell's Secretary), Daniel Marcus (Caldwell B. Cladwell), Peter Reardon (Billy Boy Bill / Business Man #2, Bobby Strong, Officer Lockstock, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux), Don Richard (Caldwell B. Cladwell, Officer Barrel, Officer Lockstock, Senator Fipp), Lawrence E. Street (Mr. McQueen, Robbie The Stockfish / Business Man #1, Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux) and Kay Walbye (Penelope Pennywise)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2002 Best Musical [nominee] 

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

winner 2002 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 

Book by Greg Kotis

winner 2002 Best Original Musical Score [winner] 

Music by Mark Hollmann; Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis

 2002 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

John Cullum

 2002 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Nancy Opel

 2002 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Jennifer Laura Thompson

 2002 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Spencer Kayden

 2002 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Musical Staging by John Carrafa

winner 2002 Best Direction of a Musical [winner] 

John Rando

 2002 Best Orchestrations [nominee] 

Bruce Coughlin

Drama Desk Award

 2001 Outstanding New Musical [nominee] 

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

 2001 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Greg Kotis

 2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Jeff McCarthy

 2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 

Spencer Kayden

 2001 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Musical Staging by John Carrafa

 2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

John Rando

 2001 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 

Bruce Coughlin

 2001 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 

Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis

 2001 Outstanding Music [nominee] 

Music by Mark Hollmann

Theatre World

winner 2002 Award [recipient] 

Spencer Kayden

Songs

music by Greg Kotis; lyrics by Mark Hollmann

ACT 1 Sung By
UrinetownOfficer Lockstock and Company
It's a Privilege to PeePenelope Pennywise and The Poor
It's a Privilege to Pee (Reprise) Officer Lockstock and The Poor
Mr. CladwellCaldwell B. Cladwell, Mr. McQueen, Hope Cladwell and UGC Staff
Cop SongOfficer Lockstock, Officer Barrel and The Cops
Follow Your HeartHope Cladwell and Bobby Strong
Look at the SkyBobby Strong and The Poor
Don't Be the BunnyCaldwell B. Cladwell and UGC Staff
Act 1 FinaleEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
What is Urinetown?Ensemble
Snuff That GirlHot Blades Harry, Little Becky Two Shoes and The Rebel Poor
Run Freedom RunBobby Strong and The Poor
Follow Your Heart (Reprise) Hope Cladwell
Why Did I Listen to That Man?Penelope Pennywise, Senator Fipp, Officer Lockstock, Officer Barrel, Hope Cladwell and Bobby Strong
Tell Her I Love HerLittle Sally and Bobby Strong
We're Not SorryThe Rich and The Poor
We're Not Sorry (Reprise) Caldwell B. Cladwell and Penelope Pennywise
I See a RiverHope Cladwell and Ensemble

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Henry Miller's Theatre

(9/20/2001 - 1/18/2004)
Company Manager: J. Anthony Magner; Assistant Co. Mgr: Adam Miller.

Assistant Stage Mgr: Peggy Taphorn, Tanya Gillette.

Dance Captain: Peggy Taphorn; Press Associate: Joe Perrotta.

Cast

James Barbour
Officer Lockstock (Jun 13, 2003 - Jul 6, 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 6, 2001 - Feb 17, 2002)
Carolee Carmello
Penelope Pennywise (Apr 29, 2003 - Jan 18, 2004)
Tom Cavanagh
Bobby Strong (May 20, 2003 - Jul 6, 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 3, 2003 - ?)
Luther Creek
Bobby Strong (Jul 29, 2003 - Jan 18, 2004)
Hunter Foster
Bobby Strong (Jul 8, 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 8, 2003 - Jan 18, 2004)
Charlie Pollock
Bobby Strong (Mar 21, 2003 - May 18, 2003)
Don Richard
Caldwell B. Cladwell (Aug 19, 2003 - Sep 7, 2003)
Charles Shaughnessy
Caldwell B. Cladwell (Sep 9, 2003 - Jan 18, 2004)
Amy Spanger
Hope Cladwell (Jul 8, 2003 - Jan 18, 2004)
Jennifer Laura Thompson
Hope Cladwell (Mar 18, 2003 - Jul 6, 2003)
Kirsten Wyatt
Little Becky Two Shoes / Mrs. Millennium (? - Jan 18, 2004)



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


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