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Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, and More Set For BAT OUT OF HELL at City Center Photo Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, and More Set For BAT OUT OF HELL at City Center
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019

The New York City run for Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will begin performances at New York City Center on August 1, 2019 with an Opening Night set for August 8, 2019. Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will play a six-week engagement through September 8, 2019.

Photo Coverage: ROCK OF AGES Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Pop Up At Hard Rock Caf Photo Photo Coverage: ROCK OF AGES Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Pop Up At Hard Rock Cafe!
by Monroe George - Apr 25, 2019

Today in Times Square, famed Q104 classic rock radio host Jim Kerr climbed out onto the marquee of Hard Rock Cafe to announce that the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical ROCK OF AGES will return to the New York stage this summer in a special 10th Anniversary Production at New World Stages (340 W 50th St). To mark the announcement, and the milestone anniversary, he was joined by alumni from throughout the musical's Broadway run, who performed 'Don't Stop Believin' live above Times Square. The return production of the musical - produced by Michael Cohl/S2BN Entertainment in association with Barry Habib, Scott Prisand/Seth Fass, Tony Smith, and Randi Zuckerberg/Mara Burros-Sandler - begins performances on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, for a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, September 29, 2019. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com.

ROCK OF AGES Will Return This Summer for 10th Anniversary Production at New World Sta Photo ROCK OF AGES Will Return This Summer for 10th Anniversary Production at New World Stages
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2019

Today in Times Square, famed Q104 classic rock radio host Jim Kerr climbed out onto the marquee of Hard Rock Cafe to announce that the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical ROCK OF AGES will return to the New York stage this summer in a special 10th Anniversary Production at New World Stages (340 W 50th St). To mark the announcement, and the milestone anniversary, he was joined by alumni from throughout the musical's Broadway run, who performed 'Don't Stop Believin' live above Times Square. The return production of the musical - produced by Michael Cohl/S2BN Entertainment in association with Barry Habib, Scott Prisand/Seth Fass, Tony Smith, and Randi Zuckerberg/Mara Burros-Sandler - begins performances on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, for a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, September 29, 2019. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com.

Update: BAT OUT OF HELL Cancels Tour Stops Prior to NY Run Photo Update: BAT OUT OF HELL Cancels Tour Stops Prior to NY Run
by Robert Diamond - Mar 30, 2019

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...

'Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live!' Announces Fall 2019 Dates Photo 'Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live!' Announces Fall 2019 Dates
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 21, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand, Live Nation and S2BN Entertainment today announced a limited run of Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live! dates have been confirmed for fall 2019. The 15-city limited engagement will kick off September 23rd in Dallas, TX and make stops in Houston, Tampa, Atlanta, Charlotte, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, New York City, Louisville, Omaha, Denver, Phoenix, and San Francisco before wrapping October 19th in Las Vegas, NV. Tickets for all dates will go on sale starting Friday, March 29th.

Aaron Neville, Marcus King Band Headline Michael Arnone's 30th Annual Crawfish Fest Photo Aaron Neville, Marcus King Band Headline Michael Arnone's 30th Annual Crawfish Fest
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2019

A New Jersey tradition will be marking its milestone 30th anniversary celebrating two of New Orleans' greatest traditions - music and food - with Big Easy backyard authenticity, when the likes of Aaron Neville, the Marcus King Band and over 20 other great Crescent City acts go "head to tail" with 10,000 pounds of specially imported crawfish and more at MICHAEL ARNONE'S 30TH ANNUAL CRAWFISH FEST, May 31-June 2 here at the Sussex County Fairgrounds.

Update: BAT OUT OF HELL National Tour Postponed Until 2019 Photo Update: BAT OUT OF HELL National Tour Postponed Until 2019
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 7, 2018

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 announced run at New York City Center which will begin performances, as previously announced, on Tuesday, July 30,' says a rep. 'The production is working with everyone involved to reschedule and news about the North American tour will be announced soon.'

Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour? Photo Rialto Chatter: BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical Cancels National Tour?
by Robert Diamond - Nov 1, 2018

Just days after announcing a run of Bat Out of Hell - The Musical in New York City at City Center, which would come on the heels of its national tour, BWW has learned that the tour has been canceled. 

Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets Announces First-Ever North American Tour Photo Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets Announces First-Ever North American Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 31, 2018

Nick Mason's Saucerful Of Secrets have announced their first-ever North American tour in 2019 with stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, and New York. Collecting rave reviews as they introduced their unique live show of early Pink Floyd to sold-out UK and European audiences in 2018, the 25-date tour kicks off March 12, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and concludes April 22, 2019 in Washington, DC at DAR Constitution Hall. 

Official: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Sets 8-Week NYC Run at City Center in 2019 Photo Official: BAT OUT OF HELL Musical Sets 8-Week NYC Run at City Center in 2019
by Robert Diamond - Oct 30, 2018

The producers have announced¬†Jim Steinman's¬†Bat Out Of Hell¬†‚ÄstThe Musical, the critically acclaimed, thrilling new musical based on one of the best-selling albums of all time, will play an eight-week engagement at New York City Center (131 West 55th¬†Street) as part of its North American tour, which is currently at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre and officially launches next week at Detroit's Fox Theatre.

BAT OUT OF HELL To Hold a Gala For Invictus Games Foundation Photo BAT OUT OF HELL To Hold a Gala For Invictus Games Foundation
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2018

In April 2018, hit West End show, Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, announced a wide-ranging global partnership with the Invictus Games Foundation, the governing body of the Invictus Games. The producers are now delighted to be able to announce a special Gala Performance of the musical in support of the Invictus Games Foundation on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Andrew Polec Will Star in BAT OUT OF HELL On Tour - Full Casting and Cities Announced Photo Andrew Polec Will Star in BAT OUT OF HELL On Tour - Full Casting and Cities Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018

Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical is hitting the road! The critically acclaimed new musical based on one of the best-selling albums of all time, will launch a nineteen city North American tour at Detroit's Fox Theatre this November following an eagerly anticipated return engagement at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre. Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical is currently playing an extended smash hit engagement in London's West End where it won the 2017 Evening Standard Award for Best Musical.

Jordan Luke Gage Will Play Strat in BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL Photo Jordan Luke Gage Will Play Strat in BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2018

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical has announced that Jordan Luke Gage will be taking on the lead role of Strat from 3 September.

Andrew Polec Departs BAT OUT OF HELL 1 September Photo Andrew Polec Departs BAT OUT OF HELL 1 September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2018

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical's lead Andrew Polec, who plays the character of 'forever young' Strat, is leaving the West End production of the show. Polec, who won the 'Joe Allen Best West End Debut' in the Stage Debut Awards 2017 for his performance as Strat, has been involved in the show since the beginning. He commented:

BWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ at Pandora Productions Photo BWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ at Pandora Productions
by Keith Waits - Aug 9, 2018

Bust A Move With the Good NewsAltar Boyz is one of the craziest, funniest things I have seen lately. A tongue-in-cheek satire not of God or organized religion per se, but of a particular type of hyperactive, relentlessly upbeat Christian entertainment that is pure, irresistible showbiz. The title is the name of a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour: Matthew (Cameron Conners), Mark (Michael Detmer), Luke (Tony Smith), Juan (Remy Sisk), and Abraham (Alfie Jones), who's Jewish and sports a yarmulke adorned with a glitzy star.

Sing Along With BAT OUT OF HELL At The Dominion Photo Sing Along With BAT OUT OF HELL At The Dominion
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2018

The producers of Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical have announced five special performances when the audience will be able to sing along with the cast to the classic hits. These performances will take place on Tuesday 28 August, Tuesday 25 September, Wednesday 31 October, Tuesday 27 November and Monday 31 December. On Halloween (31 October) and New Year's Eve (31 December), the audiences will also have the option to come dressed as their favourite character from the show or from one of Meat Loaf's iconic videos. The best dressed audience member on each night will go home that evening with a Bat Out Hell - The Musical poster signed by Meat Loaf himself.

BAT OUT OF HELL Extends Through To January 2019 Photo BAT OUT OF HELL Extends Through To January 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2018

Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical will be extending into 2019, with a new booking period at the Dominion Theatre from 27 October 2018 to 5 January 2019 going on sale at 12.00noon today, Thursday 26 July 2918. The winner of the Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2017 began previews at the Dominion Theatre on Monday 2 April, with a gala performance on 19 April 2018.

BAT OUT OF HELL to Play the Ahmanson January 8-February 2 Photo BAT OUT OF HELL to Play the Ahmanson January 8-February 2
by Julie Musbach - Jul 24, 2018

Jim Steinman's award-winning new musical BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL is coming to the Ahmanson Theatre for a limited four week engagement from January 8 through February 2.  Currently, the show playing London's Dominion Theatre.

Pandora Productions Presents ALTAR BOYZ Photo Pandora Productions Presents ALTAR BOYZ
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2018

Sponsored by OutMarket.Pro, the ALTAR BOYZ are in Louisville and Pandora Productions kicks off the 2018-2019 Season with this season extra that is sure to have you singing along with this holy inspired boy band. This musical comedy with book by Kevin Del Aguila, music and lyrics by Gary Adler, Michael Patrick Walker is a season extra for the company.

BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL To Play The Boch Center Wang Theatre Photo BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL To Play The Boch Center Wang Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jul 10, 2018

The Boch Center announced today that Jim Steinman's award-winning new musical BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL is coming to the Boch Center Wang Theatre for a limited three-week engagement from April 3 - 21, 2019. Currently, the show "is all but blasting an adoring audience out of their seats" (The New York Times) night after night at London's Dominion Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 13 at 10:00AM. 

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