Urinetown

About the Director

Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A.

Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A. is chairperson of the Villanova theatre department and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in dramaturgy, musical theatre, and theatrical experience. He has received five Barrymore nominations for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for Parade, Children of Eden, Into the Woods, Evita, and Chicago, which received nine nominations and three 2002 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding Direction of a Musical. Other directing credits at Villanova include City of Angels, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story, Candide, and Once on This Island. As an actor, Father Donohue has appeared on the Vasey stage in Twelfth Night, Don Juan, The Trojan Women, and The Passion of Christ.

About the Creators

Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis

Mark Hollmann attended the Making Tuners Workshop at New Tuners Theatre in Chicago and the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop in New York. A member of the Dramatists Guild and ASCAP, he lives in Manhattan with his wife.

Greg Kotis is a veteran of the Neo-Futurists, creators of the long-running attempt to perform thirty plays in sixty minutes. Jobey and Katherine, his play about fish, toast, and a love stronger and grimmer than death, enjoyed runs in New York and Chicago. He lives in Brooklyn with his family.

Production Photos

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The cast of Urinetown
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Hope Cladwell (Corinne May) dances with the employees of the Urine Good Company while her father, Caldwell B. Cladwell (Jarad Mitchell Benn), exults in his riches
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The Poor beg Penelope Pennywise (Tonilyn Longo) and Bobby Strong (Justin Damm) to use Public Amenity #9
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Penelope Pennywise (Tonilyn Longo) and the Poor explain the drought
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Bobby Strong (Justin Damm) and Hope Cladwell (Corinne May) sing about a bright new tomorrow
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Penelope Pennywise (Tonilyn Longo) and the Poor
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Bobby Strong (Justin Damm) stands up for the Poor and rebels against the evil Urine Good Company
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Employees of the Urine Good Company (Jared Nelson and Kimberly Fernandes)
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Mr. McQueen (Daniel McFadden) and Caldwell B. Cladwell (Jarad Mitchell Benn) welcome Hope Cladwell (Corinne May) as the newest employee of the Urine Good Company
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Mr. McQueen (Daniel McFadden) and Caldwell B. Cladwell (Jarad Mitchell Benn) welcome Hope Cladwell (Corinne May) as the newest employee of the Urine Good Company
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The Cops of Urinetown sing about their methods of intimidation
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Caldwell B. Cladwell (Jarad Mitchell Benn) and Penelope Pennywise (Tonilyn Longo) remember their love during the Stink Years
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Little Sally (J.J. Orgera) counts her pennies

Cast of Characters

Officer Lockstock: BOB MCDONALD
Penelope Pennywise: TONILYN LONGO
Bobby Strong: JUSTIN DAMM
Little Sally J.J.: ORGERA
Hope Cladwel: CORINNE MAY
Mr. McQueen: DANIEL MCFADDEN
Senator Fipp: BAIRD KISTNER
Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry: MICHAEL BARR
Soupy Sue/Cladwell's Secretary: LIZZIE HETZER
Tiny Tom: MATTHEW ROHNER
Becky Two-Shoes/Mrs. Millenium: LEIGH ANN BRIENZA
Robby Stockfish/UGC Executive #2: JARED NELSON
Officer Barrel: TJ BODNAR
Billy Boy Bill/UGC Executive #1: NICK FALCO
Dr. Billeaux: BRIAN STIKE
Josephine Strong/Old Woman: LOGAN BARRIE THOMPSON
Mrs. O'Henry/UGC Secretary: JENNY JACOBS
Hildago Jane/UGC Lab Tech: KIMBERLEY FERNANDES
Caldwell B. Cladwell: JARAD MITCHELL BENN
The Poor: JENNIFER BROWN
      JESSICA CIARAMELLA
      TRICIA ELMS
      PATTY GILLIN
      CHRISTIN JEZAK
      KATE REYNOLDS
      BRIAN STIKE