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Photo Coverage: Will Swenson Takes First Bows in DISASTER!

Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) assumes the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disaster! His first performance was last night, April 29, and he will continue through Friday, May 6 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). BroadwayWorld was there for Swenson's first bows - check out photos below!

Will Swenson returns to Broadway following his critically acclaimed run as Javert in the revival of LES MISERABLES. Swenson's Broadway credits include his Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated performance in Hair, his Drama League Award nominated performance in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, 110 in the Shade, Lestat and Brooklyn. His Off-Broadway credits include Little Miss Sunshine, Murder Ballad, the original cast of Rock of Ages, Adrift in Macao and Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Come hell or high water, Disaster! is Broadway's new musical comedy . Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and rampant wildlife can't stop an OUTRAGEOUS cast of characters from dancing, gambling and singing the night away aboard New York's first floating casino and discothèque. Disaster! features some of the most memorable pop, rock and disco hits of the 1970s, including "Hot Stuff," "I Am Woman," "Knock On Wood," "Daybreak" and more.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

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The cast of DISASTER!

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The cast of DISASTER!

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The cast of DISASTER!

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The cast of DISASTER!

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The cast of DISASTER!

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The cast of DISASTER!

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Lacretta Nicole, Will Swenson, Kevin Chamberlin

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Lacretta Nicole, Will Swenson, Kevin Chamberlin

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Lacretta Nicole, Will Swenson, Kevin Chamberlin, Faith Prince

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Will Swenson

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Lacretta Nicole, Will Swenson, Kevin Chamberlin

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Rachel York, Adam Pascal, Kerry Butler

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