Scenic Inspiration for Urinetown

So say some of the characters audiences will soon come to know and love when Urinetown: The Musical comes to the PlayMakers stage. As the production begins to take shape, we look at some of the influencing factors for the face of the show: architecture ranging from Art Deco, to Brechtian, to Depression Era.

An example of Art Deco style.

The Astrodome in Houston after its participation in relief efforts for Hurricane Katrina victims.

The set for a production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Woman of Szechwan

Juxtaposition of the run-down countryside with the distant Capitol.

A sneak peek of the actual Urinetown set.

A close-up on the Urinetown set. This is the Urine Good Company logo with clear Deco influence.


Urinetown: The Musical will be showing July 19, 2012 – July 22, 2012
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