REVIEW: “Urinetown” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

by Lisa Jarisch Satire? Farce? Social Commentary? Political humor? Ecological & Environmental Propaganda ? Black comedy? Don’t bother trying to slot the Mac-Haydn‘s first-ever production of Urinetown into its “proper place” in musical theatre; it doesn’t have one. What it does have is a place as a show that checks…

“Urinetown” Makes Its Mac-Haydn Debut July 7-17

(June 29, 2022–Chatham, NY) “Urinetown” makes its debut at the Mac-Haydn Theatre, running July 7-17. Planned for the Mac-Haydn’s 2020 season (but postponed due to COVID), the production is two years in the making. Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Urinetown is hilariously funny, remarkably irreverent…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Opens First Round of Video Auditions for 2022 Season

The Mac-Haydn Theatre audition form for summer 2022 is now live! The first round of video submissions will be followed up by in person/appointment-only auditions (invited) to take place April 5-7 in New York City. In addition to submitting a vocal side of your choice from a selection provided at…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2022

(February 15, 2022—Chatham, NY) The Mac-Haydn Theatre has announced its 2022 season of shows, kicking off on June 23 and running through October 2.  The Mac-Haydn Mainstage season will feature A Chorus Line, Urinetown, Kiss Me, Kate, Next to Normal, The Full Monty, Xanadu, and Forever Plaid. The Mac-Haydn returns to the full 7-show mainstage schedule the theatre has traditionally operated…

The Theater Barn Announces 2020 Season

New Lebanon, NY (January 18, 2020) — The Theater Barn is pleased to announce that their 37th Anniversary Season will open on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 8pm with playwright and comedic genius Alan Aychbourn’s Tony Award® winning comedy Living Together.  This hysterical show is the first part of his trilogy called The Norman Conquests, which earned…

Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2020 Summer Season

The Mac-Haydn Theatre, located at 1925 NY 203 in Chatham, NY,  is delighted to announce the Main Stage Season for 2020. Pippin May 21-May 31, 2020 Urinetown June 4-14, 2020 Man of La Mancha June 18-28, 2020 42nd Street July 2-19 Parade July 23-August 2, 2020 Rock of Ages August…

REVIEW: “Urinetown” at The Theater Barn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2006 No matter where you live, there has probably been a production of Urinetown mounted within an hour’s drive of your home this summer. This award-winning musical about a city where you have to pay to pee is a hot property, and the Theater Barn has…

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