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‘Teenage angst in the bathroom… & classroom’: BE MORE CHILL – Shaftesbury Theatre / HEATHERS – Theatre Royal Haymarket

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There comes a point in every lifelong theatre lover’s career when you suddenly wake up and wonder: am I simply too old for this? Ben Brantley, former chief critic of the New York Times, hit this particular critical nail on the head when he ended his review of the 2018 Off-Broadway summer run of the cult musical Be More Chill (before it was propelled to Broadway in turn) by advising: “It may be helpful to think of this bounding, exhaustingly enthusiastic puppy of a show as the theatrical equivalent of one of those high-pitched dog whistles that only those under 25 can hear.”

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‘Couldn’t be happier to have been a part of this exhilarating & special show’: BAT OUT OF HELL SING-ALONG – West End ★★★★★

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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.

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NEWS: Bat Out of Hell transfers to West End’s Dominion Theatre in April, TICKETS ONSALE

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Following the announcement at last night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards that Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical has won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical, producers have announced that the musical will be returning to London’s West End in 2018, with performances beginning at the Dominion Theatre on 2 April. TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE VIA MYTHEATREMATES.