Piragua Reprise (In the Heights)

There is a blackout “In the Heights” during the hottest week of the year, and the seller of Piragua, a shaved ice drink, is happy. Why? Two reasons: first, the high heat means that the demand for Piragua will be higher. Second, the singer finds out his main competition has also closed down. Both of […]

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Privilege to Pee (Urinetown the Musical)

Thanks to J. Brian O’Roark for creating this video and the description below. The musical Urinetown presents a greedy businessman who deals with a water shortage by instituting a toilet tax. If you don’t pay, you are banished, hence the “Privilege to Pee”. In this song we see the basics of demand and supply played […]

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