Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will return to London’s West End in 2023, with a second production opening in Las Vegas later this year.
The show, which is currently touring the UK and Ireland, will play a limited season at the Peacock Theatre in London with performances from 17 February 2023, ending on 1 April 2023.
A second production will have a residency at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino from 27 September 2022.
Loosely based on Peter Pan, Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical is a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love, set against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city.
The show incorporates songs from the Bat Out Of Hell albums, including You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth, Bat Out Of Hell, I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That) and Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad, as well as two previously unreleased songs, What Part of My Body Hurts the Most and Not Allowed to Love.
The UK & Ireland Tour of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical has book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, direction by Jay Scheib, choreography adapted by Xena Gusthart, with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set and costume design by Jon Bausor, original costume designs by Meentje Nielsen, original wig designs by Linda McKnight, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell, original casting by David Grindrod CDG and UK Tour casting by Anne Vosser.
Bat Out of Hell received its West End premiere at the London Coliseum in 2017, followed by a 10-month run at the Dominion Theatre, playing from 2 April 2018 until 5 January 2019. The show had been due to embark on a North American tour in 2018 however it never eventuated.
This current UK tour is dedicated to the memory of Jim Steinman, who passed away on 19 April 2021, and Meat Loaf, who passed away on 20 January 2022.
Casting for the new productions is to be announced.
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Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will run from 17 February 2023 until 1 April 2023 at the Peacock Theatre, London.