Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
London Coliseum, St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
The West End premiere of Jim Steinmsan’s Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
A new live theatrical spectacle that celebrates the 40th anniversary of one of the best-selling albums of all time.
Based on the most influential albums of Jim Steinman’s collaboration with singer Meat Loaf, Bat Out of Hell is a high-octane rock‘n’roll musical that tears through over 20 of Steinmsan’s songs including I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That), You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night), Dead Ringer For Love, It’s All Coming Back To Me Now, Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad and Bat Out of Hell.
Directed by innovative, award-winning stage director Jay Scheib (Powder Her Face, World of Wires, Platonov),
Bat Out of Hell: The Musical will run from 5 June 2017 until 22 August 2017 at the London Coliseum.
…Glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife
Following Strat, who has fallen in love with the daughter of the despotic Falco, this new musical is a high-octane rock‘n’roll adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city.
Andrew Polec (Strat) and Christina Bennington (Raven) will lead the cast alongside Rob Fowler (Falco), Sharon Sexton (Sloane), Aran MacRae (Tink), Danielle Steers (Zahara), Dom Hartley-Harris (Jagwire), Giovanni Spano (Ledoux) and Patrick Sullivan (Blake).
The cast is completed by Jemma Alexander, Emily Benjamin, Stuart Boother, Georgia Carling, Natalie Chua, Jonathan Cordin, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Jordan Lee Davies, Olly Dobson, Hannah Ducharme, Phoebe Hart, Rosalind James, Michael Naylor, Eve Norris, Tim Oxbrow, Andrew Patrick-Walker, Benjamin Purkiss, Anthony Selwyn, Courtney Stapleton and Ruben Van keer.
Directed by Jay Scheib with choreography by Emma Portner, musical arrangements and supervision by Michael Reed, set design by Jon Bausor, costume design by Meentje Nielsen, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell and musical direction by Robert Emery.
LIFE-AFFIRMING SPECTACULA – METRO
IT’S LOUD, EXHILARATING AND BLOWS YOUR SOCKS OFF – THE INDEPENDENT
JOYFUL AND UPLIFTING – DAILY EXPRESS
A MEGA-BLAST OF A MUSICAL – THE TIMES
JIM STEINMAN’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MUSICAL ALREADY FEELS LIKE A CLASSIC – FINANCIAL TIMES