Bat Out of Hell: The Musical

Bat Out of Hell: The Musical

Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical staged its New York premiere at New York City Center from August 1 to September 8, 2019.

The musical features iconic Meatloaf songs from the infamous "Bat Out of Hell" albums such as "I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)," "It's All Coming Back to Me Now," "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth," and, of course, the titular song. It premiered in Manchester, England in February 2017, before heading to the London Coliseum in June 2017 and then onto Toronto, Canada in October 2017. It returned to the West End for an open-ended engagement at the Dominion Theatre from April 2018 and played its final West End performance on January 5, 2019.

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Running time: 
2hrs 30mins (including 1 intermission)
11 images
About Bat Out of Hell: The Musical:

Join the eternally young Strat and his wild gang, The Lost, as they roam the streets of Obsidian, a post-apocalyptic Manhattan, ruled by the wicked and tyrannical Falco. When Strat first sets eyes on Falco's daughter, Raven, who has been locked away in the palace towers, he sets out to rescue her from her evil father's clutches in a full throttle tale of teenage love, youthful rebellion and living the rock and roll dream.

Jim Steinman
Michael Cohl, Tony Smith, Bob Broderick, Lorne Gertner, and David Sonenberg
Jay Scheib
Patrick Woodroffe
Gareth Owen
Jon Bausor
Emma Portner and Xena Gusthart
Jon Bausor and Meentje Nielsen
Cast list:
Andrew Polec (as Strat) and Christina Bennington (as Raven), alongside Bradley Dean (as Falco), Lena Hall (as Sloane), Avionce Hoyles (as Tink), Danielle Steers (as Zahara) and Tyrick Wiltez Jones (as Jagwire)
Other info:
Musical Direction by Ryan Cantwell, Musical Supervision & Additional Arrangements by Michael Reed, Orchestrations by Steve Sidwell, and Video Design by Finn Ross
Bat Out of Hell: The Musical Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
August 1, 2019
Opening date: 
August 8, 2019
September 8, 2019

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

New York City Center

131 West 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenue), New York, NY 10019
Nearest subway station:
57th Street stations

Latest Bat Out of Hell: The Musical News & Features

Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington in Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
Official New York production photos released for Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
August 9, 2019

The New York premiere of Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical celebrated its official opening at New York City Center last night in a blaze of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll (read our 5* review) and producers have released the official production photos for the New York run, which continues through September 8, 2019.

Our Bat Out of Hell: The Musical Review

To determine if you will enjoy Bat Out of Hell, Jim Steinman’s explosive musical that’s blowing up the New York City Center stage for the next month, take this simple test. Does the simile, “We’re glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife” give you A) goosebumps, or B) nausea? For a certain generation, that sweltering image, and the song that encompasses it (“Paradise by the Dashboard... Read more