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   "The Arts are the locale for a kind of guerilla warfare . . . they're subtle so the Establishment gambles that they won't lead to anything threatening.  
    But the Establishment often loses that gamble." 

-Howard Zinn


September 8th - October 15th, 2016
at the Manny Fried Playhouse


Subversive Theatre unapologetically presents
to kick off our fourteeth season of revolutionary theatre...

Music + Lyrics by Mark Hollmann
Book + Lyrics by Greg Kotis

Directed by Jeffrey Coyle*,
Dance Choreography by Doug Weyand,
Musical Direction by Allan Paglia.
Starring Ryan Kaminski, Jenn Stafford, Michael Starzynski*,
Jeffrey Coyle*, Erin Coyle, Susana Breese,
and many others.

September 8th - October 15th, 2016

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm
Tickets $30.00 general admission
or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive members
For all Thursday shows admission is pay-what-you-can!

Click here to purchase tickets online for all shows


"So many people peeing at will!
Thanks to the rebellion, the world is a much better place."
-Hope Cladwell


        Subversive Theatre is thrilled to kick off our fourteenth season with the riotously ridiculous Broadway musical URINETOWN!  Artie Award-winning Director Jeffrey Coyle (who directed last season's revolutionary musical JOE HILL'S LAST WILL) has assembled an exciting team of wild and crazy artists to bring to life this anything-but-traditional Broadway extravaganza.

        URINETOWN! offers a deliciously tongue-in-cheek look at a fantastical world where corporate fat cats own every urinal and there's a tax to be paid for every visit to the john.  Disgruntled proletarians groan as their bladders swell.  Chipper policemen happily obey their corporate overlords as two-faced politicians grab up every bribe.  BUT WAIT!  Revolution is brewing amidst the unwashed (and un-relieved) masses and even the daughter of the biggest fat cat in town is drawn into the upheaval as she gives her heart to a burgeoning revolutionary.  It's a wonderfully outrageous spoof of capitalism that hits WAY to close to home as it lampoons everything from West Side Story to Mao's Little Red Book with a whirlwind of explosive dance numbers and toe-tapping tunes that are just as gleefully over-the-top as the story itself.      


"Why, dreams only come true in happy musicals and a few Hollywood movies... and this most certainly isn't either of those.  Dreams must be crushed."
-Officer Lockstock

        URINETOWN! features the acting talents of Ryan Kaminski, Jenn Stafford, Michael Starzynski, Jeffrey Coyle*, Erin Coyle, Susana Breese, Bethany Burrows Gruendike, Tyler Brown, Michael Wachowiak, Chris Andreana, Matt Mooney, Jennel Pruneda, Jake Hayes, Dave Spychalski, and Sara Jo Kukulka.  Choreography is by Doug Weyand.  Musical Direction is by Allan Paglia with live music by Allan Paglia on keyboard, Larry Albert on bass guitar, Keith Galantowics on reeds.  

          Set design is by Jeffrey Coyle*, with Lighting Design by Subversive Theatre's Founder & Artistic Director Kurt "Vile" Schneiderman*, and Costume Design by Raechel Sager & Mindy Purdy.  


"Life's a beating, honey.  
The sooner you embrace that, the better."

-Caldwell B. Cladwell

        Don't miss this oh so subversive musical!  URINETOWN! runs September 8th - October 15th, 2016 with shows Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm.  All shows are in our regular performance venue, The Manny Fried Playhouse at 255 Great Arrow Avenue on the third floor of North Buffalo's historic Great Arrow Building.     

        Tickets are $30.00 general admission or $25.00 for students, seniors, and Subversive Theatre members.  As always, all Thursday shows are pay-what-you-can.

        For more information call 716-408-0499 where you can also leave reservations and/or questions for your comrades at Subversive Theatre.  Reservations will be held up till five minutes before showtime.

* = indicates members of the Subversive Theatre Collective

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