Bat Out of Hell: The Musical, which features the greatest hits of longtime collaborators Meat Loaf and the late Jim Steinman, announced the cast for its upcoming Las Vegas run. The show begins performances September 27 and will also feature an eight-person band.
Starring as Falco is Travis Cloer, known as the longest-running actor to play Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys. He will be accompanied by Alize Cruz (Sound of Musical and The Little Mermaid tours) as Raven and Anne Martinez as Sloane. The casting for the lead role of Strat will be announced shortly.
The cast continues with Mecca Hicks as Zahara, Je’Shaun Jackson as Jagwire, Freddy Lealoukoula Pomee as Tink, Mikayla Agrella as Valkyrie, Jared Svoboda as Ledoux, Matthew Ballestero as Markevitch, Kyle Becker as O’Dessasuite, Kris Bona as Esquivel, Connor Crowley as Denym, Mitchell Gray as Hoffman, Joe Hebel as Hollander, Waverly Jade as Kwaidan, Kyle Kuhlman as Goddesilla, Drew Lake as Bessamy, Ally Mendoza as Leibeswoosh, Paige Anne Mills as Mordema, Justine Rafael as Lunarrow, Jeffrey Ricca as Vanveeteren, James Simpson as Astrogranger, Rachel Wirtz as Vilmos, and Laura Wright as Scherzzo.
The live band will be composed of Flint Hawes, Jake Langley, Tyler Williams, Chris Cicchino, Alex Stopa, Rachel Julian, Dave Richardson, and Angela Chan-Stopa.
The jukebox musical follows Strat, immortal leader of The Lost, and Raven, daughter of the tyrant Falco, as they fall in love in a story about the rebelliousness that can come with youth and passion. Hits like "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)," "Bat Out of Hell," "I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)," and "Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad" are featured in the show, along with two previously unreleased songs, "What Part of My Body Hurts the Most" and "Not Allowed to Love." The show is currently touring the UK and Ireland.
With book, music and lyrics by Steinman, Bat Out of Hell features direction by Jay Scheib, choreography adapted by Xena Gusthart, musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set and costume design by Jon Bausor, original costume designs by Meentje Nielsen, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Steve Sidwell, original wig designs by Linda McKnight, and casting by Louanne Modorma.
The musical is produced by Michael Cohl, Tony Smith, and David Sonenberg, with executive producing by Julian Stoneman.
For more information, visit BatOutOfHellVegas.com.