March 17, 2022 11:00am CT
Evanston Township High School presents Urinetown at 7:30pm on April 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29, in the ETHS Upstairs Theatre.
Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards, and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, environmental collapse, privatization of natural resources, bureaucracy, municipal politics, and musical theatre itself! Hilariously funny and touchingly honest, Urinetown provides a fresh perspective on one of America's greatest art forms.
In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides that he's had enough and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!
Reserved-seat tickets are $12 and can be purchased online starting on Monday, March 20. Tickets will also be sold at the ETHS box office on show nights.
Located at 1600 Dodge Ave., ETHS is wheelchair accessible. The ETHS Upstairs Theatre is accessible by elevator. Parking is recommended in the school’s rear lot; enter off of Church or Lake Streets.
For more information, call the ETHS Fine Arts Office at 847-424-7130.