Bat Boy: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

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 Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Cast Size: 10

Genre: Dark Comedy / Horror

Setting: Present / USA (West Virginia)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe

Book: Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming


Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (2001)➝

Original London Cast (2004)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Broadway Licensing➝


Tags

1990s, FamilyFantasy, Gospel, HorrorRock, Spooky, Tragedy


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