There aren’t many touring shows where fire, confetti and belts that melt your faces off are the key selling points, but that’s what makes Bat Out of Hell such a unique and refreshing addition to the touring circuit.
Fans will no doubt revel in recognition of their favourite songs during this rock opera based upon the epic power ballads of Meatloaf and Jim Steinman.
Hitting the highway until late 2022, after several staggering runs in Toronto, New York and London, Bat Out Of Hell returned to its proverbial Manchester home this weekend.
Vicki Manser told us about Six the Musical, who she’d like to play her in her own pop concert musical and what she’d say to Henry VIII if she got the chance…
After releasing their album Vision of You, back in December, Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton have taken their exploration of the backstories of Falco and Sloane (the pair’s characters in Bat Out of Hell) to new levels with a series of concerts about how the duo came to be.
The wounds are still fresh for Bat Out of Hell fans, who had to wave goodbye to their beloved show at the Dominion Theatre just a few days ago; but the Bat love was still strong as Christina Bennington took to the stage in a one-night-only couple of concerts.
I wanted to record all the productions in 2018 that had had a profound impact on me, so here is the collection that will be with me for a long time.
What a difference, er, 16 years makes… Despite the show spending over a decade at the Dominion Theatre, I never managed to make it to see We Will Rock You in the height of my original Queen obsession – it actually closed just four months before I moved to London.
After starring as Blake in Bat Out of Hell, Patrick Sullivan has swapped a motorbike for a cycling bike and a whole load of animals, as he becomes Matthew Mugg in Doctor Dolittle.
Stars of Bat Out of Hell the musical Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton are currently in the process of recording their debut duets album, Vision of You.
The West End season of the award-winning Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical will end at the Dominion Theatre on Saturday 5 January 2019.
I have always loved the BBC Proms, especially the last night which I have only ever seen on the TV. I was never really that aware of its alter ego The Proms in the Park, that is until this year.
It’s a different way to experience a West End musical and I’m not too sure that many others would suit the singalong treatment in a similar manner, so why not give your vocal cords a treat.
I’m going to start this post by saying it’s not really going to be a review but more of a babbling-praise-fest for the amazing team at Bat Out of Hell and the fantastic sense of community they have created over their various runs.
Mark Shenton rounds up news of singalong performances of Bat Out of Hell, reviews of Aristocrats, Bring It On and Little Shop of Horrors and an extract from an interview with Kathleen Turner.
In her continuing series of “Bat Month” coverage, Rewrite This Story’s Olivia Mitchell catches up with Bat Out of Hell’s Christina Bennington, who stars as Raven, and Jordan Luke Cage, who alternates in the lead role of Strat with Andrew Polec.
This week we have stories, advice and information from Bat Out of Hell’s three leading ladies of the Steinman musical: Sharon Sexton, Christina Bennington and Danielle Steers…
All the advance publicity for Knights of the Rose gave me a sense of foreboding. I thought the Arts Theatre had hit rock bottom with Ruthless but it seems there is further to go.
This week I visited the newly renamed Jim Steinman suite at the Dominion Theatre, to catch up with Rob Fowler who plays Falco in Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical.
We are focusing on Bat Out of Hell for the entire month of June and this week we have an exclusive interview with Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington about their lives while starring in Bat Out of Hell…