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Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””
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Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””

“What is Urinetown? It’s a town where people live in fear. Welcome to Urinetown, a town not far away from ours.” Urinetown is the first musical Macalester put on this semester. It is a satirical musical comedy written by Greg Kotis that mocks American wastefulness, bureaucracy, the legal system, corporate mismanagement and indulgement of shortsighted…

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Review: As You Like It

Macalester’s As You Like It does what any good Shakespeare staging should do: allow the Bard’s work to transcend the ages and move viewers of all stripes. From the show’s first moments of Orlando (personified by the seductive Dominic Rodgers ’19) bemoaning his brother’s misconduct, word and action alike crackle with compelling personality. Other standouts…