The musical featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits will return to London in 2023, to play at the Peacock Theatre from the 17th February.
The producers of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musical have confirmed that the production will play for a limited season at the Peacock Theatre from the 17th February until the 1st April 2023. It was also confirmed the musical will have a run at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino from the 27th September 2022.
While casting for both productions have yet to be announced, the musical’s creative team includes: 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 originally opened at the Manchester Opera House before runs at the London Coliseum and London’s Dominion Theatre from 2017 to 2019. The musical also ran successfully in Canada, Germany and at New York’s City Centre in 2019. The current UK and Ireland tour began performances at Manchester Opera House on 11th September 2021.
For the stage musical, the legendary and award-winning Jim Steinman incorporated iconic songs from the Bat Out of Hell albums, including You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night), Bat Out of Hell, I’d 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. It follows the story of Strat, the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco.
To book tickets for the London run of Bat Out of Hell at the Peacock Theatre visit: https://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/jim-steinmans-bat-out-of-hell/