April 4, 2013 in Washington Voices

U-Hi presents ‘Urinetown’

By The Spokesman-Review
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The cast of “Urinetown: The Musical” gathers on stage during dress rehearsal March 29 at University High School.
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If you go

The University High School drama department will present “Urinetown,” at 7 p.m. April 11-13 and April 18-20 in the school theater, 12420 E. 32nd Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance at the school business office, or $12 at the door. For more information, call the school office at (509) 228-5240.

Following up its acclaimed run of “Les Misérables,” the drama department at University High School decided to stage a spoof of it.

The next musical performance will be “Urinetown,” a musical about a town suffering a massive water shortage. Conditions are so dire, only the rich can afford to use restrooms, since everyone must pay to go.

Cast: Shelby Horton as Hope Cladwell; Scott Worley as Cladwell B. Cladwell; Quinn Johnson as Bobby Strong; Mariah Smith as Penelope Pennywise; Aubree Peterson as Little Sally; Matthew Gerard as Officer Lockstock; Loren Mellick as Officer Barrel; Jeremy Pope as Mr. McQueen; Josh Koester as Senator Fipp; Hayden Griffith as Old Man Strong; Caitlin Duffey as Josephine Strong; Mathias Oliver as Hot Blades; Joseph Hall as Bobby the Stockfish; Kellen Walls as Tiny Tom; Spencer Knudson as Billy Boy Bill; Lili Gorman as Little Becky Two Shoes; Catharine Judkins as Soupy Sue; and Adara Tredway as Mrs. Millenium.

Ensemble cast: Wyatt Sue, Tanner Wirth, Seth Rohrenback, Colton Popawski, Russell Matheson, Kevin Giessler, Tyler Wiggen, Ben Payseur, Austin Bolt, Nick Terrhaar, Caitlyn Horton, Rylee Harlan, Torey Routson, Abby Tunick, Elyssa Grossman, Esther LaPlate, Cassidee Lawrerson, Mallory Carbon, Chenoa Turner, Amanda Clark and Deundra Shackelford.

Backstage, front of the house and beggars: Becca Marsh, KayLa Hagerty, Shayne Pierce, James Gonzales, Rebecca Hall, Isaiah Hubbard, Ryan O’Dea, Easton Benson, Haley Davis, Hannah McKee, Rachel Parker, Carly Johnson and Ashley Fowlkes.

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