"Bat Out of Hell" brings to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf, in a production that combines the magic of a musical, with the immense energy of rock 'n' roll. More…
Join Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang ‘The Lost’, as he falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of post-apocalyptic Obsidian. Featuring Meat Loaf’s iconic hits including "I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)," "It’s All Coming Back To Me Now," and "Paradise By The Dashboard Light."
See it if you're nostalgic for Steinman's catchy, bombastic, epic songs & want to hear them well-sung by a hell-bent, indefatigable, beleaguered cast.
Don't see it if a deafening, gyrating, bloated, fustian, dystopian, Peter Pan-meets-Rocky Horror-meets-Mad Max rock-n-roll melodrama does not appeal to you.
See it if you like loud and over the top rock music with glaring light show effects then this is for you,
Don't see it if you have any respect and love for the American musical stay away. The audience was laughing in all the wrong places. Just a mess.
See it if and only if you enjoy having LOUD, QUIRKY, and WEIRD theatrics bombarding you for two and a half hours. If so, this is the show for you!!!!!
Don't see it if you never heard of any of Meatloaf or any of his music, not a fan of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, and don't enjoy loud rock music.
See it if You are satisfied with totally boring, ridiculous, book, another Mad Max wanna be. If you arfe happy hearing songs you know and love ruined
Don't see it if You love, like, care at all about the original music, still remember Meatloaf's voice. Saw it Friday night, the mezzanine was 25% occupied!
See it if You are a Meatloaf/Jim Steinman fan and want to see their music performed in all its glory.
Don't see it if You are looking for a cohesive piece of theatre with any amount of craft.
See it if You love Meatloaf’s and/or don’t care about a coherent or good plot.
Don't see it if You are looking for the spectacle seen in London or if you want something remotely meaningful.
See it if you want to hear some Meat Loaf songs that, for the most part, are fairly well sung.
Don't see it if you want to see a show with a coherent plot, subtlety, or nuance. This is a loud mess.
See it if Go if you must see every show that Lena Hall is in or you are a humongous Jim Steinman fan.
Don't see it if I was praying for the end of the show to hurry up and arrive. I was hoping for campy, nostalgic, and fun but it was just 3 out of 3 BAD.
See it if you're deliberating about the Atkins Diet. A number of men in the show make a persuasive case for no carbs during shirtless musical numbers.
Don't see it if you can't reconcile vogue-ing with Meat Loaf; you're under 45; you're over 65; the book is an important part of a jukebox musical.
Also Memorable line: "I even miss the orphanage."
See it if you love the music of Jim Steinman, want to hear killer vocalists absolutely slay (Lena Hall!), and are ready for a wild hot mess of a ride.
Don't see it if you are looking for a great book. I literally had to pull up a plot summary on Wikipedia after because nothing made sense.
See it if A little PeterPan, a little Grease, a little Les Miz, a little West Side Story. This is not meant as a compliment.
Don't see it if Don't blame the actors for this one. It will make your eardrums pop (also not a compliment). Lena Hall is channeling Kathy Griffin, but
See it if you can handle loud productions (but ear plugs are still highly recommended), Meat Loaf fan, Lena Hall fan.
Don't see it if You're looking for intelligent theater. You don't care for raw/amateur productions. Tend to avoid overly loud musicals with poor audio.
See it if you are a HUGE fan of Meatloaf's music. But you MUST really love his music, because the use of his material is absolutely horrid.
Don't see it if you have a life. This is the worst show of the year in NYC. Even with a multi-million dollar production budget, it's a waste of space.
See it if Not sure. The set was interesting for a technical point of view.
Don't see it if You don’t like plays that have a confusing ridiculous story, extremely exaggerated singing and staging. Not enjoyable at all.
See it if If you are Meatloaf fan or loved the album ( those are the only reasons to attend).
Don't see it if you enjoy well written Broadway musicals with understandable plots, appealing scenery and engaging acting.
See it if you want to hear mediocre versions of good songs with a terrible script, bring ear plugs and have a drink or 5 before
Don't see it if you are expecting something serious. If you want a good laugh and get the joke you might find it entertaining but not how they planned
See it if See this if you’re someone who just to hear MeatLoafs music performed very well by a great group of singers and musicians.
Don't see it if Don’t bother to see it if you expect a story that makes any sense, and you have limited patience for slow songs that are done way too long
See it if You like Meatloaf and you want to hear great singers see it.
Don't see it if If you like any kind of interesting story that strings the songs together. You know, like a musical is supposed to do. Also, lots of strobes