The cast for the 2021 UK tour of Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell: The Musical has been confirmed.
Fresh from its recent runs at the Manchester Opera House and the London Coliseum and Dominion Theatre, a first UK tour is on its way this year.
The musical has a book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman based on the album Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf.
The cast will feature Sharon Sexton as Sloane and Rob Fowler as Falco with the pair previously appearing in the original West End production.
Joining them will be Glenn Adamson (American Idiot) as Strat and Martha Kirby (Grease, Rags the Musical) as Raven.
Also on the cast are Joelle Moses as Zahara, James Chisholm as Jagwire, Killian Thomas Lefevre as Tink, Danny Whelan as Ledoux and Kellie Gnauck as Valkyrie.
Completing the cast are Laura Johnson as Kwaiden, Jamie Jukes as Markevitch, Rebecca Lafferty as Scherzzo, James Lowrie as Denym, Rory Maguire as Astroganger, Amy Matthews as Vilmos, Samuel Pope as Hoffman, Luke Street as Hollander, Leonardo Vieira as O’Dessasuite, Beth Woodcock as Spinotti and Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli as Goddesilla.
At certain performances the role of Strat will be played by Samuel Pope.
The tour will open at the Manchester Opera House in September.
Bat Out Of Hell is the story of a romantic adventure about rebellious youth and passionate love, set against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city adrift from the mainland. Strat, the forever young leader of The Lost, has fallen for Raven, daughter of Falco, the tyrannical ruler of Obsidian.
This award-winning musical thunders through iconic hits including I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That), Paradise By The Dashboard Light, Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad, Dead Ringer For Love and Bat Out of Hell, in an exciting over the top theatrical spectacle unlike any other.