Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the '70s take center stage in Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films.



Keyboard 1
Keyboard 2


Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the ’70s take center stage in Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films.


This version is based on the Original 2016 Broadway Production.

There are few shows more fun to play than this. Disaster utilizes two keyboard players with the Conductor playing from the Keyboard 1 book. Neither book is terribly difficult to play as long as your players are comfortable with pop/rock/disco grooves and are familiar with the songs. Keyboard 1 has just a handful of patch changes and sounds. There are a fair amount of patch changes in Keyboard 2 but both are easy to navigate with our programming.

Keyboard 1 is primarily Piano and EP’s. Keyboard 2 has a bulk of the sounds to augment the band. Most of them are synth based sounds from the 70’s as well as Disco Strings, Strings, and Organ.


Book by: Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick
Concept created by: Seth Rudetsky and Drew Geraci
Additional Material by: Drew Geraci
Music orchestrated by: Joseph Joubert
Musical arrangements and scoring by: Joseph Joubert
Song arrangements by: Seth Rudetsky
Vocal arrangements by: Michael McElroy
Dance arrangements by: David Dabbon
Musical Director: Steve Marzullo
Musical Supervisor: Seth Rudetsky

Original 2016 Broadway Orchestra

Conducted by: Steve Marzullo
Associate Conductor: Larry Pressgrove
Keyboard 1: Steve Marzullo
Keyboard 2: Larry Pressgrove
Guitar: Steven Bargonetti
Bass: Carl Carter
Drums: Ray Marchica
Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Flute: Scott Kreitzer
Trumpet, Flugelhorn: Nickolas Marchione
Trombone, Bass Trombone: Charles Gordon
House Contractor: Charles Gordon
Music Clearance Services: Janet Billig Rich
Musical Coordinator: Charles Gordon
Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation


Disaster! is a fun musical 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.


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