The production will open at the Manchester Opera House on the 10th September.
Producers for the upcoming UK tour of Bat Out of Hell have announced that Sharon Sexton and Rob Fowler will return to the roles of of Sloane and Falco (both starred recently in the Mamma Mia! International Tour and the original West End cast of Bat Out Of Hell), joining the new stars of the musical Glenn Adamson (American Idiot) as Strat and Martha Kirby (Grease, Rags the Musical) as Raven.
They are joined in the production by Jordan Frazier (Nina Simone) as Zahara, Jonathan Bishop (Hamilton) as Jagwire, Killian Thomas Lefevre (Stranger Things Secret Cinema) as Tink, Alex Lodge (The Book of Mormon) as Ledoux and Kellie Gnauck (Evita West End and UK & International tour) as Valkyrie. Also in the cast are Emily Beth Harrington as Kwaidan, Amy Matthews as Vilmos, Rebecca Lafferty as Scherrzo, Samuel Pope as Hoffmann, Andy Prosser as Markevitch, Jack Heasman as Denym, James Chisholm as O’Dessasuite, Andrew Carthy as Hollander, Rob Maguire as Astroganger and Billie Hardy as Goddesilla.
Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, features the electrifying rock songs of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf which sets up an epic story of rebellious youth and passion as Strat,the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco.
It was also announced that each venue on the tour will also be hosting special sing-a-long performances where audience members are encouraged to dress up as their favourite character from the show and sing along with the cast. These will take place on Thursday 24th September in Manchester, Thursday 8th October in Birmingham, Thursday 22nd October in Wimbledon, Thursday 5th November in Oxford, Thursday 19th November in Glasgow and Thursday 10th, 17th and the matinee of 31st December in Liverpool.
The musical features 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, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by
Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell and casting by Anne Vosser.
For more information about the tour visit: https://www.batoutofhellmusical.com/