Monday, May 16, 2016

Theater News: Disaster! to Record Original Broadway Cast Album

Seth Rudetsky's musical send-up recently ended its run at the Nederlander Theatre.

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This Is Not a Drill! Disaster!, After Closing on Broadway, Will Release a Cast Album by Lindsey Sullivan

Disaster! may have ended its Broadway run, but it'll still hit your headphones with some hot stuff! Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's blazin' musical will release …

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

BWW TV Exclusive: Missed the Heavenly Tony-Nominated Jennifer Simard in DISASTER!? Watch Her Full Song in HD! by BroadwayWorld TV

Didn't make it to the Nederlander Theatre before the show closed Check out the performance that everyone is talking about in glorious HD below

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Will DISASTER's Jennifer Simard Bring Her Habit to the Tonys? Fans Launch Social Media Campaign: #PutSimardOn by BroadwayWorld

Jennifer Simard has been turning heads all Spring, playing the distraught 'Sister Mary' in DISASTER. The show played its last performance yesterday at the Nederlander Theatre, but that hasn'…

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Sunday, May 8, 2016

BWW Flashback: DISASTER! Discos Off Broadway Today by BroadwayWorld

The new musical comedy DISASTER plays its final performance today, Sunday, May 8, 2016 on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre, after playing 32 preview and 72 regular performances. In honor …

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Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick's Disaster! Ends Broadway Run Today by Andrew Gans

The ’70s disco musical plays its final performance at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

‘Disaster!’ to Close on Broadway on May 8 by Dei Lewison

The first casualty of the Tony nominations has fallen. Disaster!, which only received one Tony nod, will play its final performance on May 8. The wild parody of 1970s thriller films like Ear…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Theater News: Disaster! to Close on Broadway

Seth Rudetsky's musical sendup of disaster films will end its run at the Nederlander Theatre.

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The Disco Is Closing Early... Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance This Weekend by BroadwayWorld

Just announced, Broadway's new musical comedy DISASTER will play its final performance early on Sunday, May 8, 2016, after playing 32 preview and 72 regular performances at the Nederlander T…

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SOS: Jack Plotnick & Seth Rudetsky's Disaster! Sets Early Closing Date on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Red alert! After a lack of Tony love, Disaster!, starring Roger Bart (and currently Will Swenson), Kerry Butler, Adam Pascal and more, is set to shutter on May 8 at the Nederlander Theatre; …

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Friday, April 29, 2016

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/29/16- RENT by Stage Tube

Today in 1996, Rent opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 5123 performances. Rent is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson based on Giacomo Puccini's opera La…

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Tony Nominee Will Swenson Joins DISASTER! Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Will Swenson Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disas…

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20 Years Later, Rent Cast Remember Auditions, Memories and Mishaps by Michael Gioia

Everything was Rent 20 years ago, when the show opened at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre April 29, 1996. The cast takes us back to what life was like then.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Betting on a Shore Thing: Jennifer Simard Lives the Dream as Disaster’s Impulsive ‘Sister Mary’ by #cota

By Doug Strassler “You got to know how to lose to know how to win,” is a refrain that should be familiar to the hapless Sister Mary Downey, the nun among those trying to survive numerous…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Hot Stuff! Tony Nominee Will Swenson Will Temporarily Step Into Broadway's Disaster! by Ryan McPhee

It’s the best kind of disaster for Tony nominee Will Swenson! The Broadway favorite will temporarily step into Disaster!, taking over for Tony winner Roger Bart as Tony Delvecchio. Swe…

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Tony Nominee Will Swenson to Join DISASTER! On Broadway for 9 Shows by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nomineeWill SwensonHair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedyDisaster…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

Broadway Theater Review: Disaster! by Lauren Yarger

Star Power Not Enough to Guide This Ship Safely Past a Great White (way)By Lauren YargerThere's a Disaster! on Broadway this season.It's a spoof of all those disaster movies that were popula…

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STAGE TUBE: Andrew Keenan-Bolger Returns to SEUSSICAL at DISASTER! by Alan Henry

The celebrity appearances keep coming at DISASTERLast nightto benefit Broadway CaresEquity fights aids Andrew Keenan-Bolger took to The Nederlander Theatre stage to re-create his Seussical r…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Video Flash: Seth Rudetsky and Baylee Littrell Team Up for NYC Emergency Management PSA

Broadway's new musical Disaster! is now playing at the Nederlander Theatre.

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We Want You Back: Chester Gregory & Several Motown Alums to Headline Musical’s Broadway Return by Ryan McPhee

We’ve heard through the grapevine that this cast knows what’s going on. A majority of the current national touring cast of Motown the Musical will head to the Great White Way whe…

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Chester Gregory, Allison Semmes, Jesse Nager & Jarran Muse Will Lead MOTOWN's Broadway Return; Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy just announced complete casting for the Broadway return of Motown The Musical, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlande…

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Chester Gregory Will Lead The Broadway Revival of Motown The Musical (Full Cast Announced) by Andrew Shade

Well, it’s that time! Time to go back to dancing in the streets this summer. After touring the country since 2014, the touring company will land on Broadway Tuesday, July 12 at The Ned…

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Motown The Musical Sets Cast for Broadway Return by Adam Hetrick

Performances begin July 12 at the Nederlander Theatre, current home of Broadway’s Disaster!

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Broadway’s ‘Disaster!’ Musical Sets July 3 Closing by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: A show that wrote its own review as one of the early musical casualties of the 2015-2016 season, Disaster! will shutter July 3, if not before, at the Nederlander Theatre to make w…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan Brings NEWSIES Back to Broadway at DISASTER by Alan Henry

The celebrity appearances keep coming at DISASTER Last night Jeremy Jordan brought NEWSIES back to The Nederlander Theatre on Broadway to benefit Broadway CaresEquity fights aids Accompanied…

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Mr. Big Baby and Smurfette Are Max Crumm’s Besties Backstage at Disaster! by

Find out Max Crumm's dressing room must-haves backstage at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Rosie O\u2019Donnell Raps Hamilton and Sings a Donald Trump Parody at Disaster!

Rosie O\u2019Donnell took to the stage of the Nederlander Theatre April 7 to help Disaster! raise money for Broadway Cares\/Equity Fights AIDS, auctioning off a performance of a Seth Rudetsk…

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BWW TV: Are There Worse Things Trump Could Do? Rosie O'Donnell Sings GREASE Parody at DISASTER! by BroadwayWorld TV

The celebrity appearances keep coming at DISASTER Just last night, Rosie O'Donnell stopped by the Nederlander Theatre to perform what else, but There Are Worse Things I Could Do with rewritt…

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Broadway's Reigning Funny Lady Faith Prince is Back in Action in DIASTER! by Richard Ridge

She has alreadytaken on some of musical theatre's funniest characters-Adelaide, Audrey, Miss Hannigan... and the list goes on. Now she's back in action at the Nederlander Theatre as a part o…

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Adam Pascal Sings \u201COne Song Glory\u201D in a Special Post-Disaster! Performance

Once again, it\u2019s the time of year when the Broadway community to lends a helping hand to Broadway Cares\/Equity Fights AIDS. On March 30, fans bid for the opportunity to be onstage at t…

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REVIEW: Star-Studded ‘Disaster!’ Hits with Hysterical Damage by #cota

 By Anne-Allegra Bennett (@aab_artiste) Beneath the bright and dazzling lights of the disco ball, the 1970s live on at the Nederlander Theatre on Broadway. Bell-bottoms and polyester suits …

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