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Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann
Directed by Jason Hoover
Music Direction by Ben Prince
October 3rd-November 1st, 2014
The Victoria Theatre: 2961 16th st (at Mission), San Francisco

 

Ray of Light teams up with Tony winners Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann, the brains behind the smash-hit Urinetown, to develop the West Coast premiere of this bizarrely hilarious rock musical. In the year 3,000,458,000 B.C., the salt-eating yeasts are the only living creatures on earth, and they’re up against a food shortage, a strange new emotion called “love” and the oppression of a tyrannical king. When the king’s dreamer of a son ventures out of the known yeastiverse, the yeasts’ story – and ours – is changed forever. “This is the rare satire that knows exactly what it’s doing and commits to it.” -New York Times “When you’ve stopped laughing from this yeast infection, you can tap your toes and clap your hands to a wholly lovable score.” -Chicago Tribune

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