Bat Boy is a comedic horror musical that centers around the discovery of a half-human, half-bat creature in a cave. The story unfolds as this Bat Boy, is taken into the home of a local veterinarian and his family, where they attempt to civilize and integrate him into society. As Bat Boy learns about the human world, he faces prejudice and fear from the townspeople, leading to a series of conflicts and misunderstandings. The musical delves into themes of acceptance, self-discovery, and the fear of the unknown.
Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)
Cast Size: 10
Genre: Dark Comedy / Horror
Setting: Present / USA (West Virginia)
Music/Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe
Book: Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Broadway Licensing➝
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