The North American tour of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musical will play an eight-week engagement at New York City Center next summer as part of the previously announced North American tour. Performances will begin in New York July 30, 2019, and continue through September 22 before continuing on to more cities.
The traveling production is currently playing a return engagement at Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre (through November 4), before officially kicking off the tour November 6 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.
Under the direction of by Jay Scheib, the New York engagement for Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will star Andrew Polec (who starred as Strat in the London and Toronto engagements of the show). Polec is joined by Emily Schultheis as Raven, Bradley Dean as Falco, Lulu Lloyd as Sloane, Avionce Hoyles as Tink, Harper Miles as Zahara, and Tyrick Wiltez Jones as Jagwire.
The ensemble includes Will Branner, Samantha Pauly, Zuri Washington, Kayla Cyphers, Erin Mosher, Emilie Battle, Kaleb Wells, Nik Alexander, Adam Kemmerer, Michael Milkanin, Lincoln Clauss, Alex Deleo, Paulina Jurzec, Nick Martinez, and Tiernan Tunnicliffe.
Based on the cult 1977 Meat Loaf album of the same name (composed by Steinman), Bat Out of Hell is set in a dystopian city, where a rebellious street tribe battles against a tyrant, and a forbidden love ignites a war for the future of the city.
The production features choreography by Emma Portner, sets by Jon Bausor, costumes by Bausor and Meentje Nielson, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, video design by Finn Ross, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Steve Sidwell, musical supervision and arrangements by Michael Reed, and musical direction by Ryan Cantwell.
The tour itinerary includes previously announced stops in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as well as Los Angeles, Denver, Boston, Philadelphia, and Dallas.
For the full list of currently announced cities and dates, visit BatOutofHellMusical.com.