Bat Out of Hell the Musical at Blackpool Opera House for one week only: Here’s the dates, performance times and when tickets go on sale

Home | Blackpool Gazette

It was 40 years in the making and now the late composer Jim Steinman’s spectacular stage musical Bat Out of Hell is coming to Blackpool Opera House in 2022.

 

Featuring hit songs from the two legendary albums including I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad and You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth, the musical adventure is set to electrify audiences in the resort for just one week only from Tuesday July 5 to 9.

The tour is dedicated in the memory of the legendary songwriter, composer and producer Steinman, who died aged 73, on April 19, 2021.

Tickets for the Blackpool show dates are on sale now.

The roaring production wowed critics and public alike when it played limited seasons at Manchester Opera House, London Coliseum and London’s Dominion Theatre from 2017 to 2019.

Now the cast are excited to bring the show to the iconic Opera House.

Who is in the 2022 UK tour cast?

The tour sees the return of Glenn Adamson (American Idiot) as Strat, Martha Kirby (Grease, Rags the Musical) as Raven and original leading cast members Rob Fowler (Mamma Mia!, Bat Out of Hell) as Falco and Sharon Sexton (Mamma Mia!, Bat Out of Hell) as Sloane.
Bat out of Hell the Musical coming to Blackpool Opera House - Martha Kirby as Raven and Glenn Adamson as Strat

Bat out of Hell the Musical coming to Blackpool Opera House – Martha Kirby as Raven and Glenn Adamson as Strat

In addition Killian Thomas Lefevre as Tink, Joelle Moses as Zahara, James Chisholm as Jagwire, Kellie Gnauck as Valkyrie, and Danny Whelan as Ledoux.

Bat Out of Hell – the Musical

The musical won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards and was nominated for eight WhatsOnStage Awards, including Best New Musical.

In Bat Out of Hell – The Musical, the electrifying rock songs of Mr Steinman propel an epic story of rebellious youth and passion as Strat, the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco.

Bat out of Hell the Musical coming to Blackpool Opera House - Glenn Adamson as Strat and the Cast

Bat out of Hell the Musical coming to Blackpool Opera House – Glenn Adamson as Strat and the Cast

The UK & Ireland 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, original wig designs by Linda McKnight, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell, original casting by David Grindrod CDG and UK Tour casting by Anne Vosser.

The UK & Ireland Tour of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical is produced by David Sonenberg, Michael Cohl & Tony Smith, with executive producer Julian Stoneman.

The music

Bat Out of Hell became one of the best-selling albums in history, selling over 50 million copies worldwide. 16 years later, Steinman scored again with Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, which contained the massive hit I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That).

Glenn Adamson as Strat and the Cast

Glenn Adamson as Strat and the Cast

For the stage musical, the legendary and award-winning Jim Steinman incorporated iconic songs from the Bat Out of Hell albums, including You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth, Bat Out of Hell, I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) and Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad, as well as two previously unreleased songs, What Part of My Body Hurts the Most and Not Allowed to Love.

Where and when will tickets be available?

Tickets available now (Mon 29 Nov 2021 11am) at www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk