The American premiere of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell—The Musical formally opened on the New York Metropolis Heart August Eight after starting performances August 1. The musical is scheduled to play a restricted engagement by September 8.
In Bat Out of Hell, Strat, the immortal chief of The Misplaced, has fallen in love with Raven, the attractive daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco. The brand new rock musical, primarily based on the cult 1977 Meat Loaf album of the identical identify, makes use of Steinman’s musical to inform a narrative of rebellious youth and keenness.
The manufacturing, directed by Jay Scheib, stars Andrew Polec (reprising his position from London and Toronto) as Strat, London star Christina Bennington reprising the position of Raven, Tony winner Lena Corridor as Sloane, Bradley Dean as Falco, Avionce Hoyles as Tink, Danielle Steers as Zahara, and Tyrick Wiltez Jones as Jagwire. Rounding out the solid are Will Branner, Lincoln Clauss, Kayla Cyphers, Jessica Jaunich, Paulina Jurzec, Adam Kemmerer, Nick Martinez, Harper Miles, Erin Mosher, Aramie Payton, Andres Quintero, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Kaleb Wells.
Flip by images of the opening evening beneath:
Go Inside Opening Evening of Bat Out of Hell Off-Broadway
Bat Out of Hell is produced by Michael Cohl, Tony Smith, Bob Broderick, Lorne Gertner, David Sonenberg. The musical includes a e-book, music, and lyrics by Steinman, course by Scheib, choreography by Emma Portner and Xena Gusthart, with musical supervision and extra preparations by Michael Reed, set design by Jon Bausor, costume design by Bausor and Meentje Nielson, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, video design by Finn Ross, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Steve Sidwell, and musical course by Ryan Cantwell.