This rock n’ roll musical features songs from Meatloaf and Steinman’s album of the same name. It has opened for previews last 5th June with press night scheduled on 20th June. The show follows the story of the forever-young Strat and his out-of-control gang, The Lost, set in post-apocalyptic Manhattan.
Jay Scheib is directing the show. Meanwhile, Steinman wrote the book, music, and lyrics and Emma Portner did the choreography.
Moreover, the show is produced by David Sonenberg, Michael Cohl, Randy Lennox, and Tony Smith.
About the cast of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical
Andrew Polec makes his UK debut starring as Strat. He recently played in The Fantasticks, The General from America, and Troilus and Cressida.
Christina Bennington, who plays Raven, trained at Guildford School of Acting. Her theatre credits include Johanna Barker in Sweeney Todd (Derby/Mercury Theatre Colchester), Kim in Show Boat (New London Theatre), and Marlene Hardcastle in The Smallest Show on Earth (UK Tour).
Rob Fowler plays Falco. At 25 years old, he decided to pursue the acting career after being inspired by the comedic talents of David Jason. He started out in various Shakespeare play adaptations at the Key Theatre. Afterwards, he went on to make a name for himself in the UK and around Europe.
Sharon Sexton, who stars as Sloane, graduated from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin, Ireland. She performed with the final cast for the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical for which she earned the nomination for Broadway World’s Best Understudy of the Year Award accordingly.
Another member of the cast is Aran Macrae who stars as Tink. He recently graduated from the three-year Musical Theatre course at Guildford School of Acting. Prior to this show, he performed in The Wawel Dragon and Crime and Punishment – The Rock Musical.
Joining them are Danielle Steers, Dom Hartley-Harris, Giovanni Spanó, Patrick Sullivan, Jemma Alexander, Emily Benjamin, Stuart Boother, Georgia Carling, Natalie Chua, Jonathan Cordin, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Jordan Lee Davies, Olly Dobson, Hannah Ducharme, Phoebe Hart, Rosalind James, Michael Naylor, Eve Norris, Tim Oxbrow, Andrew Patrick-Walker, Benjamin Purkiss, Anthony Selwyn, Courtney Stapleton, and Ruben Van Keer.