Set in the wild 1970s, 'Disaster!' is a comedic new musical that delivers earthquakes, tidal waves, dancing, gambling and infernos. More…
'Disaster!' takes place in 1979 Manhattan during opening night of the Barracuda, the first floating casino and discothèque in New York. The characters gather to gamble and dance, unaware of impending natural disasters, and of the building's lack of safety measures.
See it if you love good voices, regardless of the material. Silliness reigns, but there's lots of talent. Seems wasteful, but the crowd liked it.
Don't see it if you want more than a star-showcase. This comedy is broad, fluffy, inane. You'll laugh a bit, and leave with the songs in your head.
See it if You like totally mindless fluff with a dream cast that unfortunately never gets to show any of their talent. One fun character, the nun.
Don't see it if You have ANYTHING else to do. Stupid book. Forced songs that are crammed in for non existent punch lines. Worst waste of talent and time!
See it if you are paid a lot of money to do so.
Don't see it if you have ANYTHING else to do for 2 hours. (Don't see it even if you have nothing else to do.)
See it if you love silly, 70s music and wonderful sight gags. Some of the singers are terrific.
Don't see it if you are looking for a story you can sink your teeth into or want to hear new music .
See it if You like to have fun in the theatre. It isn't a serious musical like Next to Normal. It is just pure 100% fun. I dare you to NOT laugh!
Don't see it if You are a theatre snob and can't be bothered seeing anything that isn't profound. Don't see it if you are looking for the perfect date night
See it if You love period/genre spoofs. I saw this both on and off Broadway. Jennifer Simard was BRILLIANT! Cleaver and fun song choices. A hoot!
Don't see it if You are looking for high production values. I was hoping that the broadway transfer would step them up in a funny way, but sadly it didn't.
See it if you're looking for an escape back to the 70s (Towering Inferno, Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake) & all that great music. No disappointments!
Don't see it if silly/campy shows don't entertain you. It's not a "heavy" show. Although it could have been successfully mounted OFF-bdwy, it's great fun.
See it if Like spoofs. Really stupid but funny stupid. Songs from the 60's woven through. Lots of props. Audience hysterically laughing. Clever.
Don't see it if If you want serious stuff. Must be in the mood for lighthearted stuff. Almost like a series if sketches.
See it if You've had enough of all the depressing news in the world and are ready to laugh.
Don't see it if You don't know who Donna Summer was.
See it if Two hours of escapism and nostalgic music. The casting is a coup..., and Jennifer Simard steals it.
Don't see it if Not a fan of satire, wit and silliness.
See it if You love disco era music (who doesn't), if you want to LOL, if you just want a fun night out w/o deep, profound thinking. Ignore critics!
Don't see it if You don't like disco, or weren't born close to that time. If you expect Hamilton or you don't enjoy campy production. The. Stay home!
See it if If you like funny and quirky comedy shows. Also if you like the music of the 70's! It is just a great show to go see! Already saw it 2 times
Don't see it if you want a serious show. This is supposed to make you laugh.
See it if Pitch Perfect cast. Jennifer Simard. 70's soundtrack. When jokes hit they are out of the park
Don't see it if When jokes miss its a titanic strikeout. Can be seen as mercilessly stupid by those who do not have the sense of humor needed to appreciate
See it if you like a light show that does not take itself too seriously. First rate production with professional performances.
Don't see it if you want serious theater and do not know songs of 70s-80s. Could be a tad shorter.
See it if you like ultra campy take on 1970's era disaster films, set to a score of disco hits; if you like really silly jokes and gags.
Don't see it if you dislike camp, dislike musicals where the songs are not only non-original for that show, but are mostly not performed in their entirety
See it if you can't bear to miss this many Broadway stars on one stage or have a love of disco & disaster movies.
Don't see it if you don't have the patience to sit through something that's twice as long and half as funny as it needs to be.
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