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Bristol Theatre Company may feel new, but it's not — Bristol has had a community theatre for some 35 years, traditionally performing for 2 consecutive weekends in August at the barn at Roger Williams University. But work on the barn and expansion of the university's theater program several years ago left BTC looking for a new home, which they found at the Reynolds School on High Street, where they are currently midway through a 5-year lease.
With a somewhat "permanent" home, they have been able to put together a handful of productions each year, along with a spring cabaret-style fundraiser. Ideally, proceeds from each finances the next. Still, expenses can mount, with Knapman citing licensing rights, theater lighting, and in summer, the cost of renting an air conditioning unit large enough to make the Reynolds space comfortable for patrons. But as long as ends are met and the next show can go on, that's all that matters to Knapman and the all-volunteer board, cast and crew of BTC.
For Crider, who also acts with other local theater companies in the Providence and Boston areas, he hopes that Seussical and Urinetown are just the beginning of an ongoing creative collaboration. The theater is located at High St.
Hope tells Bobby that the only answer is to follow his heart. The two realize that they both want a new world where people can be happy and pee for free. United by their belief, they fall in love "Follow Your Heart". Little Sally asks Officer Lockstock what Urinetown is like, but Lockstock replies that its power lies in its mystery and he cannot flippantly reveal that "there is no Urinetown, we just kill people", and that the reveal will not come until Act II, "with everybody singing and things like that.
McQueen, announces the new fee hikes set upon the urinals. Bobby concludes that the laws are wrong. Opening the doors of the urinal, despite Ms. Pennywise's protests, he begins a pee-for-free rebellion "Look at the Sky". Pennywise rushes to the offices of UGC, where she informs Cladwell of the revolution. The two give each other long, meaningful looks, but they are interrupted by the situation at hand. Cladwell vows to crush the rebellion, frightening Hope, then uses a series of increasingly convoluted metaphors involving a bunny to tell Hope that their privilege and responsibility is to stomp on the poor "Don't Be the Bunny".
Learning that Hope is Cladwell's daughter, Bobby realizes that the only way out of the trap is to kidnap Hope to use as leverage against Cladwell. The rebel poor escape with Hope as their hostage. The police give chase, but the slow-motion choreography makes it impossible for the police to catch them. Lockstock vows to catch the poor as he tells the audience to enjoy intermission "Act I Finale".
Act II[ edit ] Lockstock welcomes everyone back, updates the audience on the situation, and tells them that the rebel poor are holed up in a secret hideout somewhere, gesturing to a large sign that reads "Secret Hideout. Cladwell orders Lockstock to search harder for the rebels, threatening to send everyone to Urinetown if Hope is not found.
Bobby and his mother Josephine hand out memos to the other Assistant Custodians, hoping that they will join them. Bobby is sure that Urinetown is nothing but a lie designed to scare the poor people. Lockstock catches Little Sally, but his threat of Urinetown doesn't work, because according to her, they are already there; it "isn't so much a place as it is a metaphysical place" that they are all in, including Lockstock. She escapes before Lockstock can ask her what "metaphysical" means.
They are about to kill her when Bobby bursts in and reminds the rebels that their purpose is more than just revenge. He explains that he made a promise to free all the people of the land. One of the rebels reminds Bobby that the only words he said were "Run, everybody, run for your lives, run. Invigorated, the poor rally around Bobby, but balk at his statement that the violent fight could take decades.
Just then, Pennywise bursts into the secret hideout telling Bobby that Cladwell wants him to come to the UGC headquarters. Bobby goes, but only after the impatient rebels remind him that if anything happens to him, Hope will be killed. Pennywise fiercely swears that if any of the rebels harm Hope, she will have Bobby sent off to Urinetown. Bobby says goodbye to Hope, apologizes, and tells her to think of what they have "Follow Your Heart Reprise ". At the UGC headquarters, Bobby is offered a suitcase full of cash and full amnesty to the rebels as long as Hope is returned and the people agree to the new fee hikes.
Bobby refuses, and demands free access for the people. Cladwell orders the cops to escort Bobby to Urinetown—even if it means that the rebel poor will kill Hope. Horrified, Pennywise marvels at the depth of Cladwell's evil. Cladwell has her arrested as well. She, Hope, and Fipp sing of their regrets of falling for Cladwell's schemes. He regrets having ever listened to his heart.
Little Sally returns to the hideout in a shocked daze, having just heard Bobby's last words. His last words encourage the rebels "to fight for what they know is right," and that "the time is always now. The Bitcoin mining community also attests that the expansion of mining can help lead to the construction of new solar and wind farms in the future. Moreover, the energy consumption of Bitcoin can easily be tracked and traced, which the same cannot be said of the other two sectors.
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Earlier this year in the U. S, specifically highlighting their concerns regarding fossil fuel consumption. Leaders also discussed the current debate surrounding the coal-to-crypto trend, particularly regarding the number of coal plants in New York and Pennsylvania that are in the process of being repurposed into mining farms. Aside from congressional hearings, there are private sector crypto initiatives dedicated to solving environmental issues such as the Crypto Climate Accord and Bitcoin Mining Council.
In fact, the Crypto Climate Accord proposes a plan to eliminate all greenhouse gas emissions by , And, due to the innovative potential of Bitcoin, it is reasonable to believe that such grand plans may be achieved. Bitcoin is the first decentralized, peer-to-peer digital currency. One of its most important functions is that it is used as a decentralized store of value. In other words, it provides for ownership rights as a physical asset or as a unit of account.
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