TV: In Rehearsal with Seth Rudetsky and Cast of DISASTER!

By: Jan. 28, 2012
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Were you like Seth Rudetsky in the ‘70's? Not just overweight with a Jewfro, but also obsessed with POSEIDON ADVENTURE, AIRPORT '75, EARTHQUAKE, THE SWARM etc...AND obsessed with Casey Kasem's top 40 countdown? Didn't you wish there were some way they could combine? Well, now they have... in DISASTER! DISASTER! is a 1970's disaster movie musical, written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, featuring your favorite songs and disasters from the '70s.

Seth Rudetsky's DISASTER, A 1970's disaster movie ...musical; written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnik, directed/choreographed by Denis Jones with music direction by Steve Marzullo will play The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) through February 26, 2012. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by visiting

BroadwayWorld got a sneak peek of the musical and brings you rehearsal footage in the video!

The show starts on a summer night in 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 their night of boogie fever, Farrah Fawcett-feathered-hair and Bella Abzug hats will turn into....DISASTER!!!! The best 70's Songs! The biggest 70's Disasters! DISASTER!

DISASTER! stars Paul Castree (9 to 5), Drew Geraci (Chorus Line), Tom Riis Farrell (Dirty Blonde), Kathy Fitzgerald (Wicked), Lauren Kennedy (Spamalot), Anika Larsen (Xanadu), Carrie Manolakos (Wicked), Lacretta Nicole (This One Girl's Story), Clark Oliver (Radio City Xmas), Zak Resnick (), Seth Rudetsky (The Ritz), Clif Thorn (Les Miz) with Sherz Aletaha, Saum Eskandini, Spring Groove, Jennifer Knox and Kevin Loreque. Creative team includes: Directed/Choreographed by Denis Jones (Barry Busby, Assistant), Music Direction by Steve Marzullo (Sonny Paladino, assistant), Costumes by Brian Hemesath, Sets by Colin McGurk, Stage Manager Tom Kosis.

The Triad Theater is located at 158 West 72nd Street (btwn B'way and Columbus)

Remaining performance dates include: Sunday, January 29 at 9pm; Sunday, February 5 at 7:00pm; Sunday, February 12 at 7:00pm; Sunday, February 26 at 7:00pm.

All tickets are $40, for more info and to purchase tickets please visit