Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell: The Musical will return to London in 2023.
The hit show will play a limited season at the Peacock Theatre from 17 February to 1 April 2023 following its current UK and Ireland tour.
The musical has a book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman based on the album Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf.
Casting for the London run is to be announced.
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.
The production is directed by Jay Scheib, chorography adapted by Xena Gusthart, set and costume design by Jon Bausor (original costume designer Meentje Nielsen), original wig designs by Linda McKnight, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, musical supervision & additional arrangements by Michael Reed and orchestrations by Steve Sidwell.
This tour is dedicated to the memory of Jim Steinman, who sadly passed away on 19 April 2021, and Meat Loaf, who passed away on 20 January 2022.
Alongside the new London run, the show will begin a Las Vegas residency at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino from 27 September 2022.