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Bat Out Of Hell The Musical - UK Tour 2020

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical UK tour 2020

Just announced: Bat Out Of Hell The Musical is returning to the UK for a tour, in 2020. Locations so far: Manchester, Birmingham, Wimbledon, Oxford, Glasgow, Liverpool.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on December 9 at 10am. Some theatres are offering pre-sale tickets - ATG Card holders can buy tickets for Manchester now, and Birmingham, Liverpool and Oxford have announced that theatre card holders can buy tickets from tomorrow (6th December 2019).

Stops announced so far:

Official website says: MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Bat Out Of Hell The Rock Musical - Australian Arena tour, June 2020

Big news! Bat is coming back! This time, the city of Obsidian floats off to Australia for a one-month tour, stopping at Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday December 6 at 12pm. A Telstra Plus member presale starts Friday 29 November 10am and is open until Tuesday 3 December 10pm.

Announced so far:

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Danielle Steers - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

Danielle Steers - The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

If you have seen Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, it's very likely you saw Danielle Steers playing Zahara. She has an amazing voice and has been working on an album of Steinman songs for some time. Today, Danielle has teased the album cover, track listing and release date!

1. Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad
2. Surf's Up
3. The Future Ain't What It Used To Be
4. Holding Out For A Hero
5. Total Eclipse Of The Heart
6. Lost Boys And Golden Girls
7. Safe Sex
8. Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through
9. Bad For Good

"Album launch is on the 2nd of March, will be doing a concert in London that evening. More details to follow soon!"

Her solo cover of Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad has already been released digitally as the album's first single, you can get it on Apple Music (UK and US), and on Spotify.


Dance Of The Vampires, now running in Tokyo

Here's a compilation of clips Toho Productions have put together to promote the show.

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New trailer for the Danish version of Dance of The Vampires

The Scandinavian premiere for Tanz Der Vampire, opens at the Det Ny Teater in Copenhagen, January 2020.

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Lena Hall Obsessed : Steinman : TONIGHT

19th August 2019. Lena Hall Obsessed : Steinman is on TONIGHT 7pm at Rockwood Music Hall, NY.

Special guests : Danielle Steers, Christina Bennington, and Joey Taranto!

Check out this video of rehearsals! (thanks to Broadway World)


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Tanz Der Vampire cast announced for upcoming production

Casting announcement for Tanz Der Vampire, as it returns to Germany this October in Oberhausen.

Filippo Strocchi as Count von Krolock

Count von Krolock ..... Filippo Strocchi
Sarah ................. Diana Schnierer
Professor Abronsius ... Luc Steegers
Alfred ................ Raphael Groß
Chagal ................ Nicolas Tenerani
Rebecca ............... Marja Hennicke
Magda ................. Anja Backus
Herbert ............... Charles Kreische
Koukol ................ Lukas Löw

Principal Swing ....... Lukas Witzel

Ensemble :

Rafael Albert, Bianca Benjamin, Tjesse Bleijenberg, Laura Croucher, Daniel Eckert,
Kim Folmli, Rhys George, Jonas Hein, Linda Holmgren, Lavinia Kastamoniti,
Albert-Jan Kingma, Nadine Lauterbach, Mark Luykx, Sean McFadden, Ross Meagrow,
Robert Meyer, Celena Pieper, Rosie Porter, Laura Robinson, Nathan Saxon,
Amarbi Tsikushev, Manon van den Berg, Janis van Dorsselaer, Vincent van Gorp
& Matteo Vigna.

Source (German language)


Bat Out Of Hell - New York cast on The Today Show

12th August 2019 - The cast of Bat Out Of Hell the Musical perform I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

Additional note: Erin Mosher plays Sloane in this performance; Lena Hall was unavailable.

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Tickets : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell or http://bit.ly/BOOHTicketmaster or call the New York City Center Box Office on 212-581-1212 (Mon-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-7:30pm)


Recent website updates

A few Bat Out Of Hell the Musical New York articles, cast interviews and reviews.

Meaty, beaty, big and bouncy Bat Out Of Hell 1978 tour review added for the UK Manchester Apollo gig

Built To Last Meat Loaf interview from 1979, the future as it was at the time: Renegade Angel and the film version of Neverland

Raving Bull!! Jim Steinman interview from 1989

Behind-the-scenes gallery added to "If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man)" music video page

Other news:

"Lena Hall Obsessed : Jim Steinman" - Lena has announced special guests Danielle Steers, Christina Bennington and Joey Taranto!

Rockwood Music Hall, August 19th 7pm : Tickets here!


Bat Out Of Hell - New York

Andrew Polec sitting on a Harley Davidson

August 1 2019 - Previews have begun for Bat Out Of Hell the Musical at the New York City Center.

News coverage:

  1. 1) New York Times article by Dave Itzkoff: Bursting Onto the Stage Like a ‘Bat Out of Hell’
  2. 2) City Guide NY article by Griffin Miller: Anything for Love: Bat Out of Hell — The Musical
  3. 3) Broadway.com photo preview article: Bat Out of Hell's Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, Lena Hall & More Get Ready to Raise the Roof at City Center
  4. 4) BUILD Series talk: Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington Chat About "Bat Out Of Hell: The Musical"

There have also been several video / radio interviews with cast and creatives, and sneak previews, which we've placed in the Bat Out Of Hell The Musical : multimedia section.

Tickets : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell or http://bit.ly/BOOHTicketmaster or call the New York City Center Box Office on 212-581-1212 (Mon-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-7:30pm)


Lena Hall - Obsessed: Jim Steinman

Yes, she is already due to play Sloane in the upcoming run of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, but this is separate - this is her own show. And it is going to rock!

August 19 - 7:00pm - Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 2

Tickets and info: Eventbrite

Tastes like... Rock N Roll. To celebrate @batthemusicalny I am doing an #obsessed #jimsteinman show @rockwoodmusichall...

Posted by Lena Hall on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical cast announcement: Billy Lewis Jr returns

Billy Lewis Jr returns to the cast of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical for its New York run.

You may have seen him before in the show playing Jagwire, but this time he'll be playing Ledoux!

Tickets NOW ON SALE : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell or call 212-581-1212 (Mon-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-7:30pm)


Tanz Der Vampire to return to Stuttgart

If you're wondering what's in store for Tanz Der Vampire in Germany when it closes in Oberhausen… it's returning to Stuttgart from April 2020.

More details: Stage Entertainment website


Lena Hall joins the New York cast of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical!

Cast announcement for the upcoming New York production of Bat Out Of Hell the musical : Lena Hall as Sloane! If you're not familiar with her, she's a Tony winner (for Hedwig And The Angry Inch back in 2014) and a Grammy nominee, and look her up on YouTube for her Lena Hall OBSESSED channel to listen to what she's vocally capable of - you won't regret it!

Introducing #BATtheMusical’s Sloane... Lena Hall!

Introducing #BATtheMusical’s Sloane... Lena Hall! We are so ready to have Lena join the #BatFam and raise the roof with us at New York City Center this summer! 🤘

Posted by Bat Out Of Hell the Musical: New York on Tuesday, 4 June 2019

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Tickets NOW ON SALE : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell or call 212-581-1212 (Mon-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-7:30pm)


Dream Engine 2019

Baal (Andrew Polec), with The Tribe

Songs And Scenes From The Dream Engine at Kirby Theater, Amherst College, MA., was a grand triumph. Pictured are Andrew Polec as Baal, with The Tribe - in rehearsal. The bit you're waiting for: video footage is coming! And we'll add a new section for Dream Engine 2019 to this site. Thanks to everyone involved, you've put on an incredible show!


New website content!

We've added a few new sections to this website recently.


Meat Loaf Sends A Message

Meat Loaf has a message (and health warning) about Bat Out Of Hell The Musical (watch the video with sound on!)

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Tickets NOW ON SALE : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell or call 212-581-1212 (Mon-Sat, noon-8pm; Sun, noon-7:30pm)


Bat Out Of Hell The Musical - New York City Center Cast Announced

The cast have been announced for the 2019 NYCC production of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical.

MAIN CAST:

Strat ................................... Andrew Polec
Raven ........................... Christina Bennington
Falco ................................... Bradley Dean
Sloane ............................. [TO BE ANNOUNCED]
Zahara ............................... Danielle Steers
Jagwire .......................... Tyrick Wiltez Jones
Tink .................................. Avionce Hoyles

ENSEMBLE:

Will Branner
Lincoln Clauss
Kayla Cyphers
Jessica Jaunich
Paulina Jurzec
Adam Kemmerer
Nick Martinez
Harper Miles
Erin Mosher
Aramie Payton
Andres Quintero
Tiernan Tunnicliffe
Kaleb Wells

Tickets NOW ON SALE : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell


Bat Out Of Hell The Musical - New York City Center from August 1st 2019

Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell The Musical hits the US this summer for a strictly limited 6 week run, at the New York City Center.

The story is set in the near future, in the dystopian city of Obsidian, built on the ruins of Manhattan. A man named Falco rules with an iron fist from his tower, with his wife Sloane and daughter Raven. And down in the tunnels live a pack of beautiful mutants; Strat and The Lost. Prepare for a story of fire, conflict and love!

Tickets go on sale May 15th 2019 from 10am EST : https://www.nycitycenter.org/bat-out-of-hell

Follow @BATtheMusicalNY on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

Also follow Jim on Instagram, Twitter.

Official website: batoutofhellmusical.com

Trailer (note: this shows the London 2018 cast):

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Tanz Der Vampire to open in Oberhausen, Germany in October 2019

Dance Of The Vampires, Oberhausen 2019

Some good news and bad news for Steinman fans in the NRW region of Germany; the bad news is - Bat Out Of Hell das Musical closes this September at the Metronom Theatre, Oberhausen. The good news is - Tanz Der Vampire is opening at the same venue from October for 5 months!

More info and tickets: Tanz Der Vampire official website


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