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SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH DISTINGUISHED NEDERLANDER WORLDWIDE ENTERTAINMENT

Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musicalto be First Musical Presented in Hard Rock Live, April 7 – 19, 2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood announces a partnership with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment to bring all the excitement of Broadway theater to Hollywood, FL, and the new Hard Rock Live entertainment venue.

The first production, slated for an April 7 – 19, 2020 run, is Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell – The Musical which includes the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf and iconic hits from the best-selling “Bat Out of Hell” albums, including the songs “You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth,” “Bat Out Of Hell,” “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” and “Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad,” as well as two previously unreleased songs, “What Part of My Body Hurts the Most” and “Not Allowed to Love.”

Ticket prices range from $39 – $109 Monday through Thursday and $49 – $129 Friday through Sunday.  Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets starting Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. Fans can access venue presale tickets beginning Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s Facebook and Twitter pages.  All seating is reserved.  Tickets are available at www.myhrl.com.  Doors open one hour prior to show time.

Bat Out of Hell – The Musical wowed critics and public alike when it played limited seasons at Manchester Opera House, London Coliseum and London’s Dominion Theatre from 2017 – 2019. The musical also ran successfully in Canada, Germany and at New York’s City Center last summer. Bat Out of Hell – The Musical won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Awards and was nominated for eight WhatsOnStage Awards, including Best New Musical.

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical has book, music and lyrics by Jim Steinman, direction by Jay Scheib, choreography adapted by Xena Gusthart,  with musical supervision and additional arrangements by Michael Reed, set and costume design by Jon Bausor, original costume designs by Meentje Nielsen, video design by Finn Ross, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestration by Steve Sidwell and casting by Anne Vosser. The tour of Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical is produced by David Sonenberg, Michael Cohl & Tony Smith, with executive producer Julian Stoneman.

“Music is center stage to the Hard Rock brand and we are honored to collaborate with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment Group to bring Broadway to Hollywood,” said Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim Allen. “Each selected production pays tribute to music and legends, and we can’t wait to see these stellar casts light up the new Hard Rock Live stage.”

“We are proud to partner with such a global entertainment brand, Hard Rock International, and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood,” said Robert Nederlander Jr., Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment President and CEO. “Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment looks forward to bringing these fan-favorite shows to this impressive performance space in 2020 and beyond.”

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical is only one of the top-tier musical performances coming to Hard Rock Live, as the new venue continues to add a variety of diverse acts to the calendar in 2020.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship casino resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.  It is a world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination that features a AAA Four Diamond-rated, 465 room luxury hotel; expansive gaming offerings including first-in-class slots, high-stakes table games and South Florida’s premier poker room; spa and fitness center; award-winning dining and nightlife; and the popular Hard Rock Event Center which hosts celebrity performances, comedy acts and sporting events. A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open October 2019, will bring 638 new, luxury guestrooms to the first-ever, guitar-shaped Guitar Hotel and 168 upscale guest accommodations, including unique swim-up suites, in the adjacent Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Upon completion, the property will have a combined total of 1,271 rooms. The project will also unveil a lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private cabanas and butler service; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa®; a 13.5 acre recreational water experience for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding; 19 dining outlets and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor housing 3,100 slots, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space including a 38,000 square-foot, carpeted exhibition hall; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The highly-anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7, (U.S. Highway 441), and is 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly

About Hard Rock®:

With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.

Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment

Founded in 2000, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment is part of the Nederlander family of companies which has been a leader in the live entertainment industry for 108 years. Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment is focused on the expansion of the Broadway and Nederlander entertainment brands into new and emerging markets globally. Today, NWE develops, manages, and operates theatres worldwide including the upcoming 2,000-seat SIIC Broadway Theatre in Shanghai; produces Broadway and related shows in domestic and international markets, such as the Broadway-bound musical Shimmer; and undertakes cultural and education initiatives, such as Graduate Certificate in Performing Arts Enterprise, established in partnership with Boston University’s Metropolitan College.