Pangdemonium's Urinetown pokes fun at politics and musicals

Urinetown is set in the "most expensive city in the world", in which a "cross-border water crisis" has led to a government ban on private toilets.
Urinetown is set in the "most expensive city in the world", in which a "cross-border water crisis" has led to a government ban on private toilets.PHOTO: PANGDEMONIUM

SINGAPORE - With a plot that revolves around preventing people from peeing and many a sly dig at the very genre it inhabits, Urinetown is a ridiculous musical.

It is also ridiculously difficult to pull off, as local theatre company Pangdemonium will testify. Their version of the Tony Award-winning musical by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis, which premiered off-Broadway in 2001, runs from Friday (Sept 27) until Oct 13.

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