Monday, April 8, 2019

Charl Brown, Mykal Kilgore & More to Join Casey Cott in Tommy at Kennedy Center by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the Kennedy Center's upcoming staging of the acclaimed rock musical The Who's Tommy. The previously announced production, part of the Broadway Center Stage series, …

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Update: BAT OUT OF HELL Cancels Tour Stops Prior to NY Run by BroadwayWorld

This week however, the run was canceled at both the Ordway in St. Paul and the National in Washington, DC no announcement yet by Dallas with the DC venue's web site noting...

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Big The Musical starring The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness to premiere at the West End’s Dominion Theatre this autumn

Following the closing earlier this year of West End fan-favourite Bat Out of Hell, it appears the Dominion Theatre has finally found its next 'big' musical to take over its stage. It has ju…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

'The band were in tears!' How karaoke musicals are conquering theatre by Chris Wiegand

Six and Waitress are the latest shows to find singalong success – and without a jukebox hit between them. What’s their secret? From The Sound of Music to The Greatest Showman, singalong …

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

‘Perfect farewell-for-now’: VISION OF YOU – Peterborough ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Since the closing of Bat Out of Hell, fans of the show have been able to keep their love and involvement alive through Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton’s album Vision of You which charts the b…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

'Bat Out of Hell' at the Fox is canceled by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Bat Out of Hell," the musical which had been scheduled to run March 5 through 10 at the Fox Theatre, has been canceled due to production and routing issues. Refunds are available at place o…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

‘A brilliant job of storytelling & taking the audience on a journey’: VISION OF YOU – The Space at Studio 88 ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

After releasing their album Vision of You, back in December, Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton have taken their exploration of the backstories of Falco and Sloane (the pair's characters in Bat Ou…

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

‘A master of acting through song’: CHRISTINA BENNINGTON – Live At Zedel ★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

The wounds are still fresh for Bat Out of Hell fans, who had to wave goodbye to their beloved show at the Dominion Theatre just a few days ago; but the Bat love was still strong as Christina…

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Bat Out of Hell stars are among the first to appear at new West End cabaret venue The Space

West End stars are lining up to perform at The Space, a new cabaret venue in the heart of London’s West End within music venue Studio 88. So if you still haven’t recovered from Bat Out o…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Karine Hannah by Zack Calhoon

Karine Hannah’s voice hits hard. The Montreal-born and New York-based singer can deliver an overpoweringly emotional ballad just as seamlessly as she can sing just about anything. It’s w…

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BWW Review: CHRISTINA BENNINGTON, The Crazy Coqs by Charlotte Downes

Fresh off the Bat Out of Hell rollercoaster, Christina Bennington plays her first solo concerts to a full house at The Crazy Coqs. This 'deep dive into all parts of her voice,' as Bennington…

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

VIDEO: Watch the Final Act One Finale of BAT OUT OF HELL in London! by BroadwayWorld

Bat Out Of Hell played its final performance in London today, January 5, at the Dominion Theatre. To celebrate the run, the show's official Twitter account shared a video of the final act on…

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

599: Being Fanatical about Musicals. by MusicalTalk

Nick joins Rachael - to discuss a slew of musicals they saw toward the end of 2018 including Wicked, Matilda, Phantom of the Opera, Bat out Of Hell, Heathers and Fanatical - whilst gently sk…

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Friday, December 28, 2018

The Stage’s best-read reviews of 2018 by The Stage

1.Confidence, Southwark Playhouse Confidence review at Southwark Playhouse – ‘Tanya Burr stars in a bawdy 1990s comedy’ 2. Bat Out of Hell,

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The West End's Newest Cabaret Venue, The Space @ Studio 88, Launches With BAT OUT OF HELL Stars Giovanni Spano, Rob Fowler, Sharon Sexton, and Steph P by BroadwayWorld

Giovanni Spano, Rob Fowler and Sharon Sexton, three of the stars of Bat Out of Hell, are among the first shows announced for The Space, a brand new cabaret venue in the heart of London's W…

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0597: 2018 in Review - A Big Leap Forward by MusicalTalk

2018 saw lots of musicals open in London that explored very modern themes - so, in no order, join Antonia and Nick as they discuss Chess, Hamilton, Bring it On, Chicago, The Band, Bat out of…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

BWW TV: Go Backstage at BAT OUT OF HELL with Christina Bennington by BroadwayWorld TV

The award-winning Bat Out of Hell - The Musical at Dominion Theatre closes on 5 January, 2019 so we went backstage with Christina Bennington- who plays Raven - to find out what it is like to…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dynamic duo: Bat Out Of Hell’s Falco & Sloane – Rob Fowler & Sharon Sexton – have released their new duet album Vision Of You

When Sharon Sexton & Rob Fowler were cast as Falco and Sloane in Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell in 2016, who knew how beautifully their voices would gel & what chemistry they would have. N…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Photo Flash: HRH?The Duke Of Sussex Attends Gala Performance Of BAT OUT OF HELL?In Support Of The Invictus Games Foundation by BroadwayWorld

Last night, hit West End show,Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, was attended by HRH The Duke of Sussex as a special gala performance of the show was held in support of the Invictus Games Founda…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Danielle Steers And Daniel Buckley Will Join Christina Bennington For Her London Concerts by BroadwayWorld

Actress and Singer Christina Bennington today announces two special guests to join her this January for her debut London concerts' at Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel. Danielle Steers, who curren…

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‘It was actually that huge difference that attracted me’: Patrick Sullivan swaps Bat Out of Hell for Doctor Dolittle by Olivia Mitchell

After starring as Blake in Bat Out of Hell, Patrick Sullivan has swapped a motorbike for a cycling bike and a whole load of animals, as he becomes Matthew Mugg in Doctor Dolittle.

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“Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” at Dominion Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” at Dominion Theatre, LondonJim Steinman’s “Bat Out of Hell” goes on to be loved with full-blown standing ovations.The youthful power of rock ‘n’ …

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

VIP Packages Now Available For BAT OUT OF HELL Gala by BroadwayWorld

Earlier this year, hit West End show Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical announced a special Gala performance of the show in support of its on-going partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation.…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Christina Bennington To Perform Debut Intimate London Concerts by BroadwayWorld

From rock to Rogers and Hammerstein, actress and singer Christina Bennington is widely considered to be among the most versatile of the West End's leading ladies. Currently starring as Raven…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Industry Editor Exclusive: BAT OUT OF HELL and the Tour That Never Was by Cara Joy David

It was around 3pm on November 1, 2018. The members of the company of BAT OUT OF HELL, which was in the midst of an engagement at Toronto's Mirvish Theatre, received a text saying there would…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “Hadestown,” Florence + the Machine by Mark Beech

Two very different couples are the star characters in London stage openings this week: Orpheus the songwriter and his muse Eurydice enliven Anais Mitchell’s impressive musical “Hadestown…

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Top London Stage This Week: “White Teeth” to Culture Club by Mark Beech

New openings on the London stage this week include a bold attempt to stage Zadie Smith’s epic novel “White Teeth,” with mixed results, and a theatrical version of the comic novel “Do…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Howard Sherman: What the hell is happening to Bat Out of Hell’s US tour? by Howard Sherman

US fans, and prospective fans, of the musical Bat Out of Hell went on a wild ride last week – and it’s

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

After Postponement, Bat Out of Hell Tour Will Now Launch in 2019 by Andrew Gans

The tour of the Meatloaf musical will also play New York City Center in July.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Update: BAT OUT OF HELL National Tour Postponed Until 2019 by BroadwayWorld

A show representative tells us that the tour will be postponed until 2019. 'The tour will now launch in 2019 with stops in St. Paul, Dallas, and Washington D.C. ahead of the previously annou…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Today on Broadway: Monday, November 3, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Reviews are in for “American Son” on Broadway, “Bat Out of Hell” Tour “Postponed,” and Matt’s Thumbnail Reviews “Today on BroadwayR…

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