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On November 25, 2019 it was announced that an Arena tour of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical would be taking place in Australia in June 2020. On December 5, 2019 it was announced that a UK Tour of the show would be taking place beginning September 2020, and leading into 2021. A series of short runs was also announced at Hard Rock Cafe Hotels in the US over March to April 2020. These different tours were all to feature predominantly the same cast, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The UK leg of the tour finally started on 11th September 2021 in Manchester.

US Hard Rock Hotels[]

It was announced that due to a new partnership between the hotels and Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, short runs of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical would be performed at three different Hard Rock venues in the US. The original dates were:

  • Atlantic City, NJ, Sound Waves At Hard Rock - March 27 to April 5, 2020
  • Hollywood, FL, Hard Rock Live - April 7 to April 19, 2020
  • Tampa, FL, Hard Rock Event Center - April 21 to April 26, 2020

These dates have officially been postponed, though no new dates have yet been announced.

Australian Arena Tour[]

On November 25, 2019, it was announced that an Arena Tour of the show would take place in Australia during June 2020, with a series of one night engagements. The production has been re-branded as Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell: The Rock Musical and an 'Arena Experience'. These dates were rescheduled for May 2021, and have now been moved to November 2021. The current dates are:

  • Perth, RAC Arena - Thursday 18th November 2021
  • Adelaide, Adelaide Entertainment Centre - Sunday 21st November 2021
  • Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena - Friday 26th November 2021
  • Brisbane, Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Sunday 28th November 2021
  • Sydney, Qudos Bank Arena - Wednesday 24th November 2021

It was rumoured Andrew Polec was to return to the role of Strat for the Australia leg of the tour, which he has since confirmed. It is not yet know if he will be returning for the new postponed dates.

UK Tour[]

On December 5, 2019, it was announced a UK Tour would be taking place during late 2020 into 2021.

  • Manchester Opera House - 10 September to 26 September, 2020
  • Birmingham Alexandra - 29 September to 10 October, 2020
  • Wimbledon New Theatre - 13 October to 24 October, 2020
  • Oxford New Theatre - 27 October to 7 November, 2020
  • Glasgow King's Theatre - 10 November to 21 November, 2020
  • Liverpool Empire Theatre - 8 December, 2020 to 2 January, 2021
  • Newcastle Theatre Royal - 19 January to 30 January, 2021

All of these dates were since postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New dates are as follows:

  • Manchester Opera House - 11th September to 2nd October 2021
  • New Theatre Oxford - 5th October to 16th October 2021
  • Galsgow King's Theatre - 19th October to 30th October 2021
  • Birmingham Alexandria Theatre - 4th January to 15th January 2022
  • New Wimbledon Theatre - 18th January to 29th January 2022
  • Stockton Globe - 1st February to 5th February 2022
  • Edinburgh Playhouse - 8th February to 19th February 2022
  • Marlowe Theatre Canterbury - 22nd February to 26th February 2022
  • His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen - 12th April to 16th April 2022
  • Regent Theatre, Stoke - 26th April to 30th April 2022
  • Sheffield Lyceum Theatre - 3rd May to 7th May 2022
  • Congress Theatre, Eastbourne - 24th May to 28th May 2022
  • Milton Keynes Theatre - 14th June to 25th June 2022
  • Mayflower Theatre, Southampton - 28th June to 2nd July 2022
  • Theatre Royal Plymouth - 12th July to 23rd July 2022
  • Newcastle Theatre Royal - 26th July to 6th August 2022
  • Bristol Hippodrome - 9th August to 20th August 2022
  • Grand Opera House, Belfast - 23rd August to 27th August 2022
  • Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin - 30th August to 10th September 2022
  • Hull New Theatre - 13th September to 24th September 2022
  • New Theatre Cardiff - 27th September to 1st October 2022
  • Liverpool Empire - 4th October to 15th October 2022
  • New Victoria Theatre, Woking - 25th October to 5th November 2022

Cast[]

Glenn Adamson - Strat
Martha Kirby - Raven
Rob Fowler - Falco
Sharon Sexton - Sloane
Killian Thomas Lefevre - Tink
Joelle Moses - Zahara
James Chisholm - Jagwire
Danny Whelan - Ledoux
Kellie Gnauk - Valkyrie
Laura Johnson - Kwaiden
Amy Matthews - Vilmos
Rebecca Lafferty - Scherzzo
Samuel Pope - Hoffman and Alternate Strat
Jamie Jukes - Markevitch
James Lowrie - Denym
Leonardo Vieria - O'Dessasuite
Luke Street - Hollander
Beth Woodcock - Spinotti
Stacey Monahan - Mordema (Swing)
Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli - Goddesilla (Swing)
Rory Maguire - Astroganger (Swing) (Until March 2022)
Sammy Herbert - Astroganger (Swing) (From April 2022)

Some cast members who were originally announced for the tour in 2020, have not been announced to return when the postponed tour begins. These are Alex Melcher (Falco (US and Australia)), Tamsin Dowsett (Sloane (US and Australia)), Jordan Frazier (Zahara), Jonathan Bishop (Jagwire), Alexander Lodge (Ledoux, Understudy for Strat), Emily Beth Harrington (Kwaiden, Understudy for Sloane and Zahara), Andy Prosser (Markevitch), Jack Heasman (Denym), Andrew McCarthy (Hollander) and Billie Hardy (Goddesilla). James Chisholm was originally set to play O'Dessasuite and Understudy for Jagwire, but will now be playing lead Jagwire.

Understudies[]

For Strat - Samuel Pope, Danny Whelan
For Raven - Kellie Gnauk, Rebecca Lafferty
For Sloane - Amy Matthews, Laura Johnson, Beth Woodcock
For Falco - Jamie Jukes, Samuel Pope
For Tink - Rory Maguire, James Lowrie
For Zahara - Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli, Beth Woodcock
For Jagwire - Leonardo Vieria, Jamie Jukes
For Ledoux - Luke Street, Leonardo Vieria
For Valkyrie - Rebecca Lafferty, Beth Woodcock

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