Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening

Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's musical Disaster! written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, is directed by Jack Plotnick, choreographed by Denis Jones and music direction by Larry Pressgrove. Playing at St. Luke's Theatre, Disaster! just opened last night, November 4. Tickets are: $49.50-$79.50 and can be purchased at www.DisasterMusical.com.

After the show, the opening night guests opened their pocketbooks to donate to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. BroadwayWorld brings you photos below!

DISASTER! is a musical based on 1970's disaster movies with a score consisting of 1970's pop, rock and disco hit songs. Disaster! previously ran in 2012 and received rave reviews. The New York Times called it a "triumph" and "irresistible" and advised "You'll be tickled and, despite your best judgment, probably singing along".

The year is 1979. All the hottest New York City A-Listers are putting on their platform shoes and polyester disco shirts and heading to the grand opening of Manhattan's first floating casino and discotheque. Little do they know that the pier built to house the huge boat was drilled into the center of a dangerous and unstable fault-line. Disaster! is a 1970's disaster movie musical and features your favorite songs from the '70's; Hot Stuff, I Am Woman, Knock On Wood, Daybreak, Signed, Sealed Delivered, and more! It also features your favorite disasters from the '70's; Earthquake, tidal wave, infernos, killer bees, rats, sharks and piranhas all threaten the guests. Who will survive? The greedy tycoon? The aging showgirl and her 11-year-old twins? The washed-up disco star? The disaster expert still mourning the loss of his wife? The nun with the gambling addiction? The older couple with a terrible secret? And will the bra-burning feminist find love with the man who's lost his dreams?

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
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Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Matt Farcher

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Director Jack Plotnick

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Brian d'Arcy James

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Jan Maxwell

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Daniel Reichard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Lillias White

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Priscilla Lopez

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Jerry Mitchell

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Rachel Bay Jones

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Julia Murney and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Mo Rocca and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Brian d'Arcy James with wife Jennifer Prescott

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Richard Jay-Alexander and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Richard Jay-Alexander and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Richard Jay-Alexander and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell, Tina Fey and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tina Fey and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell, Tina Fey, Jeff Richmond and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell and Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell, Tina Fey and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Lillias White, Matt Farcher and Daniel Reichard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Priscilla Lopez, Director Jack Plotnick and Mandy Gonzalez

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell, Jerry Mitchell and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Tom Riis Farrell, Jan Maxwell and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Jennifer Simard and Jennifer Cody

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Mario Cantone, Tom Riis Farrell and Jennifer Simard

Photo Coverage: Tina Fey, Brian d'Arcy James & More Donate to BC/EFA at DISASTER! Opening
Brian d'Arcy James, Tom Riis Farrell and Jennifer Simard

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.