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Meat Loaf musical Bat Out of Hell announces casting and creative team

Bat Out of Hell will receive its world premiere next year Bat Out of Hell will receive its world premiere next year
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Andrew Polec will lead the cast of Jim Steinman’s upcoming Meat Loaf musical Bat Out of Hell.

He will be joined in the show’s main roles by Christina Bennington, Sharon Sexton and Rob Fowler.

Aran MacRae and Danielle Steers have also been cast in the musical, alongside Dom Hartley-Harris, Giovanni Spano and Patrick Sullivan.

Casting for the musical at the London Coliseum was announced alongside the show’s full creative team, which includes Jon Bausor on set design and choreograhy by Emma Portner.

Meentje Nielsen will design costumes for the show, which will have sound design by Gareth Owen, video design by Finn Ross and lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe.

Bat Out of Hell has music and lyrics by Steinman and a book by Steinman and Stuart Beattie.

The show’s music will be arranged by Michael Reed and orchestrated by Steve Sidwell, while Robert Emery will serve as musical director.

David Grindrod Associates cast the musical, which will also star Jemma Alexander, Emily Benjamin, Stuart Boother, Georgia Carling, Natalie Chua, Jonathan Cordin, Amy Di Bartolomeo, Jordan Lee Davies, Olly Dobson, Hannah Ducharme, Phoebe Hart, Rosalind James, Michael Naylor, Eve Norris, Tim Oxbrow, Andrew Patrick-Walker, Benjamin Purkiss, Anthony Selwyn, Courtney Stapleton and Ruben Van keer.

As previously announced, Bat Out of Hell will be directed by Jay Scheib, and produced by David Sonenberg, Michael Cohl, Randy Lennox and Tony Smith.

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