Roger Bart, Seth Rudetsky and Other Disaster!Cast Members Plan CD Signing and Concert
The Broadway cast album will be released September 9.
Seth Rudetsky will host fellow cast members of the Broadway musical comedy Disaster! —Roger Bart, Kerry Butler, Rachel York and Jennifer Simard—in a special live performance and CD signing event for the show's original cast album.
The cast recording is scheduled for release by Broadway Records September 9. The signing will be held September 14, 7-8:30 PM at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at 86th Street and Lexignton Avenue in Manhattan.
The show's score consisted entiredly of pop hits from the 1970s. The show ran March 8-May 8 at the Nederlander Theatre.
The following numbers will be performed:
· “I Am Woman” (Kerry Butler) · “Do You Wanna Make Love?” (Roger Bart, Kerry Butler) · “Mockingbird” (Rachel York, Seth Rudetsky) · “I Will Survive” (Rachel York, Roger Bart) · “Never Can Say Goodbye” (Jennifer Simard)
The album is produced by Michael Croiter, Bart Migal and Seth Rudetsky, with executive producers Hunter Arnold, Robert Ahrens, Carl Daikeler, Sandi Moran and Daniel Rafinejad. The album is now available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and on Amazon.
"Set in the wildest decade ever," Disaster!, according to press notes, "delivered earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and unforgettable 70s hits" like “Knock on Wood,” “Hooked on a Feeling,” “Sky High,” “I Am Woman” and “Hot Stuff."
Directed by Jack Plotnick with a book by three-time Emmy Award nominee and Grammy Award nominee Rudetsky and Plotnick, Disaster! starred Tony Award winner and 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Roger Bart (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler (Xanadu), three-time Tony Award nominee Kevin Chamberlin (The Addams Family), Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal (Rent), Tony Award winner Faith Prince (Guys & Dolls), Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York (Victor/Victoria), three-time Emmy Award nominee and Grammy Award nominee Seth Rudetsky (SiriusXM’s “Seth’s Big Fat Broadway”), 2016 Tony Award and Drama League Award nominee Jennifer Simard (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Max Crumm (Grease), 2016 Drama Desk Award nominee Baylee Littrell and Lacretta Nicole, and ensemble members Paul Castree, Casey Garvin, Travis Kent, Alyse Alan Louis, Maggie McDowell, Olivia Phillip, Catherine Ricafort and Brandon Rubendall.
Disaster! featured music direction by Steve Marzullo, orchestrations by Joseph Joubert, vocal arrangements by Michael McElroy, dance arrangements by David Dabbon and music coordination by Charles Gordon.
Disaster! was produced on Broadway by Robert Ahrens, Mickey Liddell/LD Entertainment, Hunter Arnold, James Wesley, Carl Daikeler and Burba Hayes in association with Sandi Moran and Stephen CuUnjieng with associate producers Katherine Ann McGregor, Mary J. Davis, William Megevick/In Fine Company, Gary & Jamie Rubenstein, Sherry Wehner, and Adam S. Gordon.