Boston's Lyric Stage Company will present Tony winners "Urinetown: The Musical" and "The Goat, or, Who Is Sylvia?" among the seven shows this season in its 240-seat theatre in the newly renovated…
Who knew "Urinetown" was only the beginning? Or, to be more precise, the middle?
Its surprisingly successful transfer from Off Broadway to Broadway itself still left open the question of whether regional theatergoers would embrace a tuner so wholly ironic. But while "Urinetown"…
Is the age of irony over? In the wake of the deadly terrorist attacks on the U.S., many pundits seem to think so. Even David Letterman, who has made a career of sardonicism, dropped the mocking mask…
John Carrafa is a choreographer, but his oft-used credit "musical staging by" suggests that he does much, much more than put together dance steps for shows like "Dirty Blonde" and "Urinetown,"…
Tongue in cheek is clearly the tone of choice for Off Broadway musicals this season. Welcome "Urinetown," a self-consciously preposterous musical with a more respectable antecedent -- Bertolt Brecht…