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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The Idea for URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL

(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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Sleeping Beauty Blog – Week 10

This week’s post comes from our Princess Aurora herself, Ellie! Hello one and all, and welcome to the 10th installment (10th!) of our blog for ‘Sleeping Beauty’! I have loved reading the weekly installments written by other SMP beauties so far, and now the blogging baton has been handed over to yours truly (eeek)! I […]

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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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