Through August 19th: ETC Spoofs The 70’s In New Musical, “Disaster!”


ETC Spoofs The 70’s In New Musical – Disaster!

Island ETC (East-End Theatre Company) is pleased to announce our 15th season opener, DISASTER! DISASTER! is a new musical by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick. Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the 70’s take center stage in this homage to classic disaster films.

The year is 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 the pier built to house the huge boat was drilled into the center of a dangerous and unstable fault-line.  DISASTER! spoofs some of the most famous and memorable disaster films of the 1970’s including “The Poseidon Adventure,” The Towering Inferno,” and “Earthquake.”  DISASTER! features many favorite songs from the ‘70’s including “Hot Stuff,” “I Am Woman,” “Knock On Wood,” “Daybreak,” “Hooked On A Feeling,” and

DISASTER! features many favorite songs from the ‘70’s including “Hot Stuff,” “I Am Woman,” “Knock On Wood,” “Daybreak,” “Hooked On A Feeling,” and many more!

Directed by Kim Mytelka, choreographed by Jennifer Daugherty with musical direction by Eduardo Guzman, the musical features several ETC favorites including Cameron Dunbar (Tony), Katie Harrison (Jackie), Justin Gonzalez (Chad), Sarah Meyers (Marianne), Patty Talley (Sister Mary Downey), Alex Petty (Ted Scheider), Sandi Morgan (Shirley Winters), Paul Hager (Maury Winters), Caitlyn Mytelka (Lisa/Ben), and Kyle Crawford (Scott).  Making her ETC debut as Levora Verona is Aggie Balka.  Rounding out this fantastic cast is a phenomenal ensemble (each portraying several characters) consisting of Brennan Blankenship, Sophia Carraro, Cody House, Holt Kirkindoll, Juliana Miller, and Chris Monteith.

Performances for this rip-roarious musical are July 21 – August 19.  All performances will be at ETC, 2317 Mechanic in Galveston.  Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at

Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8pm.  There will be two Sunday matinees at 2:30pm on July 30th and August 6th.

Tickets to this side-splittingly funny musical are $30.00 for adults and $25.00 for students and senior citizens.

All tickets may be purchased by visiting our website – www.islandetc.org  or by calling our box office at 409-762-3556.

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