Disaster! (Musical)

By Seth Rudetsky & Jack Plotnick

Concept Created by Seth Rudetsky & Drew Geraci

Additional Material by Drew Geraci

Directed by Leslie Beauchamp

Musical Direction by Ben Wedler

May 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 2020

Audition Dates March 15 7 16, 2020

5 Men, 5 Women, 1 Child, Chorus

Produced through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, Inc.


Disaster! is a new musical straight from Broadway, featuring some of the most unforgettable songs of the '70s. "Knock on Wood," "Hooked on a Feeling," "Sky High," "I Am Woman" and "Hot Stuff" are just a few of the scintillating hits in this hilarious musical comedy with a book by three-time Emmy Award nominee and SiriusXM Broadway host, Seth Rudetsky, and Jack Plotnick.

It's 1979, and New York's hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is a faded disco star, a sexy nightclub singer with her eleven-year-old twins, a disaster expert, a feminist reporter, an older couple with a secret, a pair of young guys who are looking for ladies, an untrustworthy businessman and a nun with a gambling addiction. What begins as a night of boogie fever quickly changes to panic as the ship succumbs to multiple disasters, such as earthquakes, tidal waves and infernos. As the night turns into day, everyone struggles to survive and, quite possibly, repair the love that they've lost... or at least escape the killer rats.

Audiences and critics are wild for this hilarious homage to the era of bell-bottoms, platform shoes and the hustle. With larger-than-life characters, snappy dialogue and some of the most recognizable songs of the '70s, Disaster! will have your patrons dancing in their seats and rolling in the aisles.


Harvest Greens Salad with Dinner Rolls & Butter

Chicken Coq au Vin

Wild Rice

Key West Blend Vegetables

Assorted Pies

Gluten-Free Option: Italian Chicken Breast, Cherry Crisp

Vegetarian Option: Pakura & Samosa with Tiki Marsala

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