Jonathan Groff, Norbert Leo Butz and John Tartaglia Set for LGBT Night at DISASTER! Tonight
Seth Rudetsky, the co-creator, co-writer and star of the hit Off-Broadway musical comedy Disaster!, will host a special LGBT Night at the show, along with his Disaster! co-star, award-winning comedian, writer and actress Judy Gold tonight, February 27th. The evening's special guest will include Jonathan Groff ("Looking," "Glee," Spring Awakening), two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Big Fish, Catch Me If You Can, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), and Tony nominee John Tartaglia (Avenue Q).
The evening's performance will begin at 7 PM at the St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th St, between 8th and 9th Aves), and will be followed by a cocktail reception at Southern Hospitality (645 9th Avenue at 45th Street).
For a specially priced ticket ($46.50) and one free drink at Southern Hospitality, use the code: DILGBT code at BroadwayOffers.com, over the phone at (212) 239-6200 or in-person at the box office.
Presented by Mary J. Davis, Disaster! is the critically-acclaimed 1970s disaster movie musical written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, directed by Mr. Plotnick, with choreography by Denis Jones. A send-up of the 1970s disaster movie genre, Disaster! features some of the best songs of the 1970s, including "Hot Stuff," "Don't Bring Me Down," "I Am Woman," "Alone Again Naturally," "Signed Sealed Delivered," "Knock On Wood," "Daybreak" "Sky High," and more.
It's 1979 and New York City's hottest partiers are blowing out their feathered hair and putting on their best polyester threads and platform shoes to head to the grand opening of the Barracuda, Manhattan's first floating casino and discotheque. Little do they know that their night of boogie fever will turn into a . . . Disaster!
The cast of Disaster! features Haven Burton (Shrek, Legally Blonde) as Marianne, Max Crumm ("Grease: You're the One That I Want!") as Scott, Charity Dawson as Lavora Verona, Matt Farcher as Chad, Tom Riis Farrell (Chicago, Coram Boy, Dirty Blonde) as Maury, David Hibbard (Elf, Billy Elliot, Spamalot) as Tony, Stacey Oristano (Truly Stone on "Bunheads" and Mindy Riggins on "Friday Night Lights") as Jackie, Seth Rudetsky (Sirius XM Radio, The Ritz) as Professor Ted Scheider, Jennifer Simard (Sister Act; Shrek; Spelling Bee; I Love You, You're Perfect...) as Sister Mary Downy, and Jonah Verdon as Ben and Lisa. Playing multiples roles in the ensemble are Sherz Aletaha, Saum Eskandani, and Maggie McDowell. Drew Geraci (The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Chorus Line) and Ashanti J'Aria (Saturday Night Fever) are the company swings.