Disaster!: Musical Info & Synopsis


Disaster! follows a group of diverse characters aboard a glamorous floating casino and discotheque, the Barracuda, on a seemingly routine night. However, their plans for a night of fun quickly turn into chaos when a series of unexpected events and crises threaten to sink the ship. As they grapple with earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos, and piranhas, the passengers and crew must band together to survive the various calamities that befall them. Amidst the mayhem and comedy, disco hits from the 70s provide the soundtrack to their misadventures.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1970s / At Sea

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudetsky

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2016)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝


2010s, Comedic, Disco, Jukebox Musical, One-Word, Spoof

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