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Illusion Theater
Hennepin Center for the Arts - 8th Floor 528 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-339-4944
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The theater is just a short walk from the Hennepin Ave light rail stop. No parking hassles!
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4.4 average rating
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40 reviews
31 stars
attended Oct 30 2011

THE BEST! I've been to 17 plays since August, and this is the best!
This actor was SO good--you can totally believe he is a real bat boy!
There are scenes that aren't appropriate for children, but they are totally hilarious!
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12 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 30 2011

This is a fun show, not great theater, but a real good time. Tyler Michael is wonderful as the Bat Boy, the staging is clever and energetic, a few strong songs in a score that is otherwise serviceable, The book is a lark, not serious but full...continued

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 03 2011

Minneapolis Musical Theatre always does such a great job with their productions. The voices are phenomenal, and Tyler Michaels playing Bat Boy could not have been more perfect in the role. I have been going to MMT productions for 3 years now,...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“It’s remarkable what intelligent wit can accomplish.” -The New York Times
“A wacky, whimsical and hip tour de force.” -USA Today

Description

Back by popular demand, Bat Boy: The Musical swoops into town for a three-week run opening on Halloween weekend. This clever and quirky Off-Broadway musical offers a hilariously off-kilter plot, with surprising twists turns and a lesson about accepting your inner beast. The comedy-horror spoof follows the story of a half boy/half bat creature discovered in a cave and civilized by townspeople. He even finds love. However, a deep, dark secret looms…

With story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, and music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe, Bat Boy: The Musical became an instant success when it first opened Off-Broadway in 2001, winning “Best Musical” awards at both the Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards. 

The cast of MMT’s production includes Tyler Michaels (Bat Boy), Corey de Danann (Meredith Parker), Tim Kuehl (Dr. Thomas Parker), Alex Kotlarek (Shelley Parker), Christian Unser (Sheriff Reynolds), Bryan Porter (Rick Taylor/Daisy), Debra Berger (Ron Taylor/Maggie), Kecia Rehkamp (Ruthie Taylor/Ned), Ryan Grimes (Mrs. Taylor/Rev. Hightower/Roy), Bart Ruf (Pan/Bud), and Jodi Tripp (Lorraine/Doctor). Directed by Steven Meerdink.

About the Ticket Supplier: Minneapolis Musical Theatre

The Minneapolis Musical Theatre is dedicated to providing community access to high quality yet affordable works of musical theatre never before - or very rarely - seen by Twin Cities audiences.