Sharon Sexton as Sloane & Rob Fowler as Falco in BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL. Photo by Specular.
Full casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of the smash hit show, Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical, featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, which opens at Manchester Opera House from 10 to 26 September 2020.
The production will then tour to The Alexandra Birmingham from 29 September to 10 October, New Wimbledon Theatre from 13 to 24 October, New Theatre Oxford from 27 October to 7 November, Glasgow King’s Theatre from 10 to 21 November and Liverpool Empire from 8 December to 2 January 2021. Further tour dates to be announced.
Sharon Sexton and Rob Fowler will return as Sloane and Falco, respectively, and will be joined by new stars Glenn Adamson as Strat and Martha Kirby as Raven.
They will be joined by Jordan Frazier as Zahara, Jonathan Bishop as Jagwire, Killian Thomas Lefevre as Tink, Alex Lodge as Ledoux and Kellie Gnauck as Valkyrie, as well as Emily Beth Harrington as Kwaidan, Amy Matthews as Vilmos, Rebecca Lafferty as Scherrzo, Samuel Pope as Hoffmann, Andy Prosser as Markevitch, Jack Heasman as Denym, James Chisholm as O’Dessasuite, Andrew Carthy as Hollander, Rory Maguire as Astroganger and Billie Hardy as Goddesilla.
At certain performances the role of Strat will be played by Samuel Pope.
Each venue on the tour will also be hosting special sing-a-long performances where audience members are encouraged to dress up as their favourite character from the show and sing along with the cast. These will take place on Thursday 24 September in Manchester, Thursday 8 October in Birmingham, Thursday 22 October in Wimbledon, Thursday 5 November in Oxford, Thursday 19 November in Glasgow and Thursday 10, 17 and the matinee of 31 December in Liverpool.
The UK Tour of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical has book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, direction by Jay Scheib, choreography adapted by Xena Gusthart, with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set and costume design by Jon Bausor, original costume designs by Meentje Nielsen, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell and casting by Anne Vosser.