Disaster

July 19-22, 2018

By
Seth Rudestsky and Jack Plotnick

Concept Created by
Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci

Additional Material by
Drew Geraci

Director and Choreographer
Courtney Bottomley

Music and Orchestra Director
TBD

Performances:
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:30 pm
Friday, July 20, 2018, 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

Location:
Orpheum Theatre
One School Street
Foxboro, MA

Tickets will go on sale in early June

Pre-Sale Tickets:
Adults $22
Students/Seniors (65+) $17

Tickets Purchased at the Door:
Adults $25
Students/Seniors $20

The Un-Common Theatre Company announces our Young Adult Production of Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films – Disaster!

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 everyone dancing in their seats and rolling in the aisles.

Auditions for students currently in Grade 9 though age 21 will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Please check our Auditions page for all the information.

Disaster! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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