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Bat Out of Hell The Musical

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell Rock Musical To Play Australian Arenas

by Paul Cashmere on November 26, 2019

in News

Meat Loaf’s ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ creator Jim Steinman latest work ‘Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’ will be performed in Australian arenas in June 2020.

‘Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’ features songs from the trilogy of albums. It is a retelling of Peter Pan set in the post-apocalyptic Manhattan (now renamed Obsidian).

The story follows lead character Strat, the leader of The Lost, who falls in love with Raven, the daughter of tyrant rule Falco.

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical is produced by Michael Cohl, Tony Smith, David Sonenberg, features book, music, and lyrics by Mr. Steinman, direction by Mr. Scheib, choreography by Emma Portner, with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set design by Jon Bausor, costume design by Mr. Bausor & Meentje Nielson, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, video design by Finn Ross, sound design by Gareth Owen and orchestration by Steve Sidwell.

Act I
• “Love and Death and an American Guitar” – Strat
• “All Revved Up with No Place to Go/Wasted Youth” – Strat, Falco, Ledoux, Jagwire and Company
• “Who Needs the Young?” – Falco and Sloane
• “Out of the Frying Pan And Into the Fire” – Strat, Ledoux, Blake, Tink and Company
• “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” – Zahara and Jagwire
• “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” – Falco, Sloane and Company
• “Making Love Out of Nothing at All” – Strat and Raven
• “Bat Out of Hell” – Strat, Raven and Company

Act II
• “In the Land of the Pig, the Butcher Is King” – Falco and Company
• “Heaven Can Wait” – Raven
• “Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are” – Jagwire, Blake, Ledoux and Company
• “For Crying Out Loud” – Strat and Raven
• “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)” – Strat, Raven, Ledoux, Liebeswoosh, Blake, Mordema, Jagwire and Company
• “Not Allowed to Love” – Tink
• “What Part of My Body Hurts the Most” – Falco and Sloane
• “Dead Ringer for Love” – Jagwire, Zahara and Company
• “Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through” – Strat, Tink, Jagwire, Ledoux, Blake, Zahara and Company
• “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” – Raven, Sloane, Falco and Strat
• “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” – Strat, Raven, Jagwire, Falco, Sloane, Zahara, Blake, Ledoux, Liebeswoosh and Company

In a statement Paul Dainty said, “I can’t wait to bring this new arena rock musical to Australia. The theatre show blew audiences away in the UK, Canada and USA and given Jim Steinman’s iconic masterpiece Bat Out Of Hell is the highest selling album of all time in Australia, we know audiences here are going to love it.”

Bat Out Of Hell dates

Thursday 4 June – Sydney Qudos Bank Arena
Sunday 7 June – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Thursday 11 June – Melbourne Rod Laver Arena
Sunday 14 June – Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Wednesday 17 June – Perth RAC Arena

Tickets go on-sale on Friday 6 December at 12noon from www.ticketek.com.au.

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