William Rainey Harper’s Index

Urinetown comes to town

 

By Rose Schapiro, ’09

Photography by Dan Dry


Illustration: Brian Leiter

Number of students who tried out for University Theaterís winter-quarter production of Urinetown:
54

Students cast in the play:
18

Hours the cast rehearsed over eight weeks:
136

Number of times UT performed the play for a paying audience:
6

Performances in the 2001 musicalís original Broadway run:
965

Price of admission to all UT shows:
$6

Total performances staged by UT during winter quarter:
15

Students working on the Urinetown staff and design crew:
15

Chicago theater professionals aiding the production:
7

Scheduled UT workshops with Urinetown writers Greg Kotis, ABí88, and Mark Hollmann, ABí85:
1

Tony Awards the show was nominated for in 2001, the year it premiered on Broadway:
10

Tonys won:
3

 

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