Disco Inferno

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The story of Faust is brought to life in an explosion of hit songs, high energy dance routines and glitter-ball spinning action. Get, ready to hit that floor and burn, baby, burn... in ‘Disco Inferno’ 

It’s the summer of 1976. Outside, the weather is as hot as the fashion and passion are on the dance floor and Jack is about to celebrate a 21st birthday he’ll never forget. Working late in a London Dance Club, ‘Disco Inferno’, Jack meets Lady Marmalade – the devil’s right hand lady. Dreaming of becoming successful, he makes a Faustian pact with her trading his soul to fulfil his wildest fantasies. Sound like an ideal bargain? Think again. He becomes an instant international success (even making an appearance on Countdown with a bumbling Molly Meldrum). However, success proves hollow. Jack has fame and fortune but  is losing his girlfriend, Jane.  If only he could turn back time and make one more trade, trading all his has for something far more important... love.

This highly acclaimed musical combines a hilarious script, fantastic characters and a score of hits (listed below)  from an unforgettable era of glitter, flares and platform shoes. ‘Disco Inferno’ is a high energy musical guaranteed to warm hearts, get feet tapping and audiences leaving the auditorium with a daft grin of pleasure and the fondest memories of a sensational era. ‘A night to remember’.

More details can be found at www.discoinfernothemusical.com

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Plot / Synopsis

 London in the Summer of 1976 and it's as hot outside as the fashion, hits and passion are on the dance floor - the hottest summer ever recorded. DISCO INFERNO, tells the story of an ambitious and talented hopefully, Jack Green and his 'burning' desire to make it in the music business at any cost. Working late in a London nightclub, DISCO INFERNO, Jack meets Lady Marmalade - a femme fatale and right-hand lady to the Devil himself. Dreaming of becoming successful, Jack strikes a 'Faustian' pact with her, trading his soul to fulfil his wildest fantasies. Sound like an ideal bargain? Think again...Jack soon becomes an international success...a sensation - even travelling the Atlantic to make an appearance on Dick Clarke - but success proves hollow. He has the fame and fortune he'd ways dreamed of but is losing something far more important - his devoted girlfriend, Jane... One disaster quickly follows another. If only he could turn back time... If only he could make one more trade, trading all he has now for something far more important... the love of his life.

DISCO INFERNO is a spellbinding story that captivates audiences, making them laugh and cry. It's packed with over 30 classic seventies floor fillers and is a musical celebration of the perpetual spirit of the decade that brought us flared trousers, platform shoes and more glitter than can be found in Liberace's wardrobe. A hilarious script, fantastic characters and an electrifying score, combine to create a high energy musical guaranteed to warm hearts, get feet tapping and audiences leaving the auditorium with a daft grin of pleasure and the fondest memories of a sensational era. A show for all the family and whether it's your first experience of the life and music of the 1970's or whether you were there when it all began, this musical is a guaranteed hit...a night to remember and one not to be missed.

MUSICAL NUMBERS (ACT ONE) PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE SONGS IN THE AUSTRALIAN AND NZ EDITION. UK and USA ARE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT.

1 Overture / Disco Inferno (Instrumental)

2 Celebration / A Night To Remember (Heathcliffe & Company)

3 If you leave me now. (Heathcliffe, Kathy, Jack & Jane)

4 Crocodile Rock (Duke & Guys)

5 Kissing In The Back Row of the Movies (Tom & Company)

6 Hot Stuff (Lady Marmalade & Girls)

7 Some Girls (Tom, Jack & Male Company)

8 You To Me Are Everything (Jack, Jane & Company)

9 Streetlife (Kathy)

10 Village People Medley(Jack & Company)

11 Could it be Magic

12. Leader of the Gang

13 Pop Muzik (Nick Diablo & Company)

14 Boogie Nights  / Disco Inferno (Instrumental) (Jack & Company)

MUSICAL NUMBERS (ACT TWO)

15 Entr'acte / Radio Montage (Instrumental)

16 Theme from Countdown.

17 Starman (Jack & Company)

18 Figaro

19 I Love To Love (Maggie & Company)

20 Groove Medley (Lets Groove/Boogie Wonderland/Blame it on the Boogie) (Jack & Company)

21 I Will Survive (Jane)

22 Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Jack)

23 No More Tears ( Enough is enough)

24  Don't Give Up On Us Baby (Jack & Jane)

25  Fire (Lady Marmalade, Nick Diablo, Duke & Company)

26 Spirit In The Sky (Jack, Tom & Company)

27 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting (Lady Marmalade & Heathcliffe)

28 Play That Funky Music White Boy (Jack & Company)

29  Disco Inferno (Full Company)

 

 

 

Cast

JACK, a young and impressionable wannabe 'superstar'

JANE, his devoted girlfriend / fiance

TOM, Jack's lifelong, but somewhat nerdish best friend

MAGGIE, Tom's girlfriend and female equivalent

HEATHCLIFFE, egotistical, malevolent singer in 'Disco Inferno'

KATHY, Heathcliffe's long-suffering girlfriend

TERRY, Jack and Tom's friend. Smooth talking DJ

DUKE (The Devil), ageing 'hippy' rocker, owner of the nightclub

LADY MARMALADE, a femme-fatale - the Devil's right-hand lady

NICK DIABLO, eccentric English fashion consultant and acolyte of the Devil

LILY, a 'camp' barman

 

SPEAKING ROLES

MOLLY MELDRUM

PRODUCER

AGENTHA, from 'ABBA'

ANNI-FRID, from 'ABBA'

BENNY, from 'ABBA'

BJORN, from 'ABBA'

COMPARE, of The Roundhouse

ENSEMBLE: Dancers, Screaming Fans, Audience Members, Secretaries, Devil's Acolytes, Kids in the Cinema, Executives & P.A's, Press / Photographers etc..

 GIRL IN CINEMA

A PRIEST

A PHOTOGRAPHER

VARIOUS VOICE OVERS

Sample Script

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Instrumentation / Rentals

Tenor and alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Drum, Electric Guitar, Bass, Keyboard 1 and 2.

CD Rehearsal backing available.

Production Costs

16% of Box Office Gross. Advance $220 per performance. Script and score Package $550.
In the UK all inquiries to www.josef-weinberger.com/
In the United States - all inquiries to www.mtishows.com/