Bat of Out Hell - The Musical opening in London Coliseum in summer 2017!
A brand new original musical by Jim Steinman based on the Meat Loaf album Bat of Out Hell will be opening at the London Coliseum next summer.
Directed by Obie Award-winning director Jay Scheib and composed by Jim Steinman, it took years to develop - and will surely be worth the wait!
The story follows Strat, who has fallen in love with the daughter of the despotic Falco, this new musical is a that tears through over 20 of Steinman songs.
Based on the best albums of collaboration with Meat Loaf, Bat Out of Hell - The Musical has been described as a "romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city. Following Strat, who has fallen in love with the daughter of the despotic Falco, this new musical is a high-octane rock‘n’roll adventure that tears through over 20 of Steinman songs."
'Bat Out Of Hell' is a best selling album released in 1977, with over 50 million copies sold. Steinman and Meat Loaf returned to the album 15 years later and created 'Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell' with the song "I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)", which still now continues to be one of the best rock ballads of all time. The trilogy was completed in 2006 with 'Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose'.
All three albums with be represented in the musical, including "Dead Ringer For Love", "It's All Coming Back to Me Now", "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad" and "You Took the Words Right Outta My Mouth".
Jim Steinman collaborated with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber on the musical Whistle Down the Wind in 1996, for which he provided the lyrics. After opening in Washington D.C, it successfully transferred into Aldwych Theatre in 1998. He also wrote the lyrics and produced "No Matter What" for Boyzone. Additionally, he composed the music for the hit European musical Dance of the Vampires (Tanz der Vampire), which tranferred from Vienna into Broadway in 2002 starring Michael Crawford.
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