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24 Apr

Will a brand-new digital song cycle bring you hope in dark times? The casting alone is raising ou hopes. Over 100 performers, recording in lockdown isolation, will bring to life this new musical trilogy composed by over 60 composers and broadcast by The Other Palace.

10 Feb

Playing at London’s The Other Palace from 11 to 23 February 2019, the Taster Menu series – as part of the inaugural MT Fest UK – will showcase eight new musicals via 45-minute semi-staged stagings. So which performers are bringing these new works to life? Read on…

15 Oct

Fans of BAT OUT OF HELL might be crying over the recent news that it'll be closing in January, but that still means we have a couple of months to enjoy it! So why not remind yourself why you love this blockbuster of a show, and check out this very special performance of the Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf song "I would do anything for Love'...

10 Oct

While Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical continues to be performed in Germany and on a North American tour, the award-winning production at the Dominion Theatre will bid farewell on 5 January 2019. BOOH fans prepare…

29 Jun

Time for some legendary Rock & Roll live on the London stage! The cast of BAT OUT OF HELL dropped by the London Palladium last year to wow the audience with 6 minutes of non-stop Meatloaf madness! So hope on your motorbike, ride that highway and get ready to have your face melted off with this weeks #PalladiumPick...

19 Jun

Stars from our favourite #StageFaves shows rocked out Trafalgar Square at this year's West End Live which was bigger and better than ever! We've rounded up some of our favourite moments in 10 top tweets! Check out our dedicated page for more coverage!

09 Apr

So it’s the morning after the night before and we are still thinking about some of the great musical performances from the Olivier Awards 2018 ceremony – The Girl From the North Country’s Sheila Atim and 42nd Street, to mention just two. Here’s a taste.

The rain was never going to deter #StageFaves vlogger Perry O'Bree on the 2018 Olivier Awards red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall. In addition to this year's two-time nominee and all-round legend Imelda Staunton, he also caught up with stars from Hamilton, Everybody's Talking About Jamie and Bat Out Of Hell. See who you can spot!

07 Apr

Just as popular as it was during the last London season, Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical has announced a new booking period ahead of its official opening on 19 April 2018.

16 Mar

Rewrite this Story blogger Olivia Mitchell attended - and rocked out - at this week's showcase for BAT OUT OF HELL, about to reopen at the West End's Dominion Theatre. Here's her report and live-tweeting for #StageFaves - plus watch the full showcase livestream...

21 Feb

He's an award-winning composer and lyricist and a regular on the airwaves but Alexander S Bermange is back in London this March 2018 for one night at the London Hippodrome and he's joined by a stellar line-up of leading musical theatre artists including Christina Bennington, Haydn Oakley and Suzie Mathers...

06 Feb

Time to discover who is joining Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington in the cast for the 2018 West End run of Jim Steinman’s musical BAT OUT OF HELL, opening at London’s Dominion Theatre on 2 April 2018.

04 Dec

It was a fantastic night for BAT OUT OF HELL on Sunday as it picked up the Evening Standard "Audience Award for Best Musical (voted by the public)" and now the hugely successful show has announced that it will return in April 2018 at the Dominion Theatre...

01 Dec

As we come to the end of the year, it's time to start celebrating what our #StageFaves have been getting up to this year, and the brilliant guys over at The Curtain Up Show have just announced the nominees for their Album of the Year 2017, in association with TodayTix.

29 Aug

It's been a dream run for the cast and crew of the stunning BAT OUT OF HELL. After TWO extensions and more standing ovations than you could possibly imagine, Andrew Polec made an emotional speech after its last show on 22 August 2017 before leaving the theatre with Christina Bennington on the back of a motorbike and'll be back in 2018!! WATCH the full speech and the moment the team live-streamed their plans to return next year...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the official world premiere (on 20 June 2017) of BAT OUT OF HELL at the London Coliseum. Which rock 'n' roll celebrities did he meet on the red carpet and at the after-party? (Here's a hint. The names include: McFly's Tom Fletcher, Craig Revel Horwood, Steps' Lisa Scott Lee and Faye Tozer, Arlene Phillips, Richard Fleeshman, Nathan Amzi and, well, tons of the cast and creatives!)

Would you do anything for tickets to the stage musical version of Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL? An extra fortnight's worth have now gone on sale for the West End season, starting previews next week at the London Coliseum. Get revved...

07 Apr

Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington and the cast of BAT OUT OF HELL are making Jim Steinman's 40-year-old dream come true - and doing so in spectacular fashion as evidenced by new production footage released today ahead of the show's London transfer (and official world premiere) in June...

28 Oct

Casting has been announced today - via the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye - for next year's BAT OUT OF HELL, the premiere stage adaptation of Meat Loaf's trilogy of rock albums. American Andrew Polec and Belfast-born Christina Bennington will star as teen lovers Strat and Raven, joined by other familiar #StageFaves...