Franklin Footlight Theatre Presents “Disaster! The Musical!”

"Side-splitting homage" is new from Broadway

Press release

The Franklin Footlight Theatre, in conjunction with the Franklin Opera House, presents Disaster! The Musical! Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos, and the unforgettable songs of the ’70s will take center stage for the first time in New Hampshire community theatre in this side-splitting homage to classic disaster films.

Disaster! is a new musical straight from Broadway, featuring some of the most unforgettable songs of the ’70s. Knock on Wood, Hooked on a Feeling, Sky High, I Am Woman, and Hot Stuff are just a few of the scintillating hits in this hilarious musical comedy with a book by three-time Emmy Award nominee and SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick.

Shows are at 7:30 PM on Thursday through Saturday, August 5 through 7, and Friday and Saturday, August 13 and 14, with a matinee performance on Saturday, August 15, at 2 PM. 

The show is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Tickets are $16 to $18 and can be purchased at or by calling 934-1901. All performances are at the Franklin Opera House at 316 Central Street in Franklin.