URINETOWN

Music, Lyrics and Book by Jonathan Larson

Featuring students in grades 8-12

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LOCATION

All auditions, rehearsals and performances will be held at OVATIONS STUDIO.

OVATIONS STUDIO

16021 Industrial Drive

Gaithersburg, MD 20877

AUDITIONS/CALLBACKS

Auditions for URINETOWN will be held by appointment only on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Students will need to prepare a vocal audition of 16-32 bars from a Musical Theatre song (Your song choice should be in the styling of URINETOWN). Callbacks are by invite only and will take place on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

TUITION

Tuition for URINETOWN is $1025. Additionally, there is a required $75 costume fee. Full tuition balance is due upon acceptance of participation prior to callbacks. Payment will be made through PayPal or Venmo.  There is a $250 Non-Refundable deposit due at auditions (deposit will ONLY be returned if student is not cast in production) and will be applied to tuition. 

There is limited financial aid and/or payment plan options available for this production. Those interested should contact ovationstheatre@gmail.com. Full payment (unless payment arrangements are worked out ahead of time) is due prior to callbacks. Separation from the production, whether voluntarily or due to dismissal, is not grounds for a refund. Tuition in NON-REFUNDABLE.

OPEN ROLES   

Officer Lockstock The tongue-in-cheek narrator of our story, they are a corrupt policeman who secretly kills off guilty offenders. Bold, brash, and larger than life in many ways. Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: A2.

Penelope Pennywise The tough, jaded warden of the poorest, filthiest town urinal. She is Cladwell’s one-time lover and mother to Hope who eventually softens her temper. Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: A3 BELTER.

Bobby Strong The dashing, rebellious everyman who works for Miss Pennywise at the poorest, filthiest town urinal. He becomes an unsuspecting protagonist and romantic hero when he starts a revolution and falls in love with Hope Cladwell. Vocal range top: C5 Vocal range bottom: A2.

Little Sally A precocious and irreverent street urchin. She serves as a quasi-narrator who often questions Lockstock and the play’s logic. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: A3.

Dr. Billeaux Head of Research and Development at UGC. Possibly Doubling as TINY TOM. Vocal range top: A3 Vocal range bottom: E3.

Mr. Mcqueen Cladwell’s sycophantic lackey. A servile assistant. Vocal range top: -1 Vocal range bottom: B2.

Senator Fipp A greedy politician in Cladwell’s pocket. A bumbling coward. Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: C#3.

Officer Barrel Lockstock’s patrol partner. A thuggish and aggressive policeman. Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: G2.

Hope Cladwell
Cladwell’s ravishingly beautiful daughter, torn between her father and her new love for Bobby. She begins as an innocent, naive angel but becomes vengeful and determined after being exposed to her father’s evil. Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: A3 LEGIT.

Joseph “Old Man” Strong Bobby’s rebellious father. His refusal to pay the fee sends him to Urinetown, ultimately launching the revolution. Possibly Doubling as HOT BLADES HARRY.

Tiny Tom One of the Poor, he is an idiotic man-child. Possibly Doubling as DR. BILLEAUX. Vocal range top: A3 Vocal range bottom: D3.

Soupy Sue One of the Poor, she is excitable and easily panicked. Possibly Doubling as CALDWELL’S SECRETARY. Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Little Becky Two-shoes One of the Poor. She is foul-mouthed, impulsive, and accusatory. Possibly Doubling as MRS. MILLENIUM. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Caldwell B. Cladwell The evil president and owner of the Urine Good Company. He is a miserly money-grubber who gleefully exploits the poor. Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: A2.

Josephine “Ma” Strong Bobby’s mother and Joseph’s wife. A strong-willed woman with a bite, able to withstand the hard hand life has dealt her. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

Hot Blades Harry One of the Poor, he is a psychopathic and can become a violent loose cannon. Possibly Doubling as JOSEPH “OLD MAN” STRONG. Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: A2.                                                                                                            

ENSEMBLE: Great actors/singers who move well to play various characters including: Rebel Poor, UCG employees, Police Officers and more.

REHEARSALS 

Safety and the health of our community is our number one goal. Anyone—whether a student or staff – for rehearsal OR performance — must not come if they are: 

  • Running a temperature above 100 degrees F; 
  • Experiencing other symptoms of COVID-19 such as cough, chills, or body aches (including headaches); 
  • In direct contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19 in the previous 14 days; 
  • Recovering from COVID-19 and do not have at least two negative tests indicating that the virus is no longer being carried; or 
  • Are unwilling to comply with OVATIONS’s COVID-19 related procedures.

Rehearsals are generally Sunday afternoons 4:30-8:30pm and weeknight evenings from 6:30-9:30pm. A full rehearsal schedule breakdown is sent out to the cast during the initial weeks of rehearsal.

Tuesday, December 14

Wednesday, December 15

Monday, December 20

Wednesday, December 22

Thursday, December 23

Monday, January 3

Sunday, January 9

Monday, January 10

Sunday, January 16

Monday, January 17

Wednesday, January 19

Sunday, January 23

Monday, January 31

Wednesday, February 2

Monday, February 7

Wednesday, February 8

Monday, February 13

Sunday, February 14

Wednesday, February 16

Monday, February 20

Sunday, February 21

Wednesday, February 22

TECH WEEK

Sunday, February 27

Monday, February 28

Tuesday, March 1

Wednesday, Match 2

Thursday, March 3

Thursday, March 10

PERFORMANCES

Friday, March 4                    8:00pm Performance 

Saturday, March 5              2:00pm & 8:00pm Performance 

Sunday, March 6                 2:00pm Performance 

Friday, March 11                 8:00pm Performance 

Saturday, March 12            2:00pm & 8:00pm Performance 

Sunday, March 13               2:00pm Performance 

CONFLICTS

Each cast member will be allowed a total of four conflicts.

OVATIONS THEATRE reserves the right to change the theater venue or cancel the production before rehearsals begin for any reason, returning tuition payment. After rehearsals begin there are no refunds under any circumstance.

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