About the Playwrights

      GREG KOTIS (book and lyrics) is a New York-based playwright, who specializes in dark, disturbing comedies with socially relevant themes. He is a veteran of the Neo-Futurists, creators of the long-running, on-going attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes entitled TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND. JOBEY AND KATHERINE, his play about fish, […]

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(Excerpted from Greg Kotis’ introduction to URINETOWN: The Musical) The idea for URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL first came to me during what might generously be described as a poorly planned trip to Europe during the late winter/early spring of 1995. On our return flight, I decided to extend an overnight layover in Paris to spend two weeks bumming around […]

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Urinetown – Read Through and Auditions.

Our Read through for Urinetown will be Monday 1st February at Cannon House, St Monica’s Social Club Cannon House 6 Cannon Hill London N14 7HG at 8pm On the night our production team Director, Warren McWilliams, Choreographer, Jo Bakhurst and Musical Director, Mike Benyon, will talk you through their plans for Urinetown. We’ll also read throught […]

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Sleeping Beauty Blog – Week 9

This weeks blog is brought to you by Rebecca Gediking a.k.a. SpongeBob SquarePants! (Cue song…)   A bit about me: Sadly I don’t really live in a pineapple under the sea but I do live in SMP land. SMP has become a huge part of my life. I joined the group 7 years ago and […]

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Urinetown – The Synopsis

Urinetown begins with a friendly welcome from our narrator, Officer Lockstock. Officer Lockstock and the adorable moppet Little Sally fill us in on the back-story. As the result of a terrible water shortage, private toilets have become unthinkable. All restroom activities are handled through a private corporation, the Urine Good Company (UGC for short). To […]

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SMP’s Halloween Bash

  We hope you all had a spooktastic Halloween this weekend, folks. We at SMP had a ghoulishly glorious time at our Inaugural “SMP All Hollows Eve Party”. Thanks to a lot of hard work from our super Social Team, the scout hut was turned into a creepy cave full of lots of freaky fun… […]

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SMP’s Halloween Bash

Tomorrow night we’ll be hosting a Halloween party at the Tile Kiln Lane Wilkinson Scout Hut, Tile Kiln Lane, London N13 6BY Doors will open at 19:30pm, fancy dress is optional. Tickets are £7 on the door. All friends and family are welcome. We have many things in store for you including: Fancy Dress Competition Best […]

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So, what is Urinetown?

What is Urinetown – The Musical? Don’t be put off by the title. It’s twisted, it’s dark, and it’s hilarious! Winner of three TONY Awards, Urinetown is a tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. A musical satire set in a fictional future where […]

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Sleeping Beauty Blog – Week 7

This weeks blog comes from Michael Lacey, who’s playing our Jester, Presto. So here is it…Hey Presto!  Hey Gang!! My names presto and I work her’… Wait. Let’s start that again. My name is Michael and I’ll be playing the part of ‘Presto’ the Court Jester! So I have received the blogging baton from our […]

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Want to be part of the WFFOT 2016 Plays?

We will once again be participating in the Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre at Chingford Assembly Hall, March 2016. Wahooooo. Last year was a huge success for us with three very worthy award winners, Wendy Jones, Paul Levy and our Stage Crew and bags of equally worthy nominations. GO SMP! This year the rather dashing […]

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Sleeping Beauty Blog – Week 6

This weeks blog comes from our tip top dancer, Debbie Petrou, here’s her thoughts… Hello all and welcome to this weeks instalment of the SMP blog for our fantabulous pantomime Sleeping Beauty. Once again I put on my dancing shoes and step in line with our fabulous and talented chorus. Together with Jo B, Stacy, […]

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