Bat Boy: The Musical is an Off-Broadway musical based on Bat Boy, a character whose antics regularly appear in the Weekly World News tabloid. The story about a half-boy, half-bat found living in a cave inspired bookwriters Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming to write a stage adaptation. They were joined by American composer/lyricist Laurence O'Keefe (no relation to the English bassist Laurence O'Keefe), and their first production premiered on Halloween, 1997.
The musical differs in a few of its plot details from the Weekly World News portrayal of Bat Boy. In the musical, Bat Boy learns to speak from his ...Read More