BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
Season: 60 (2005 - 2006)
Run Date(s): Jul. 28, 2005 - Jul. 30, 2005
Description: Book by Keythe Farley & Brian Flemming Music & lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a comedy/horror show about a half boy/half bat creature discovered in a cave near Hope Falls, West Virginia. For lack of a better solution, the local sheriff brings Bat Boy to the home of the town veterinarian, Dr. Parker, where the half boy/half bat is eventually accepted as a member of the family and taught to act like a ìnormalî boy by Dr. Parker, his wife Meredith, and their teenage daughter Shelley. Bat Boy is happy with his new life, but when he naively tries to fit in with the narrow-minded citizens of Hope Falls, they turn on him ñ prodded by the machinations of Dr. Parker who secretly despises Bat Boy. Shelley and Bat Boy, who have fallen in love, run away together, but their happiness is shattered when Meredith arrives and reveals ìa secret.î Soon the entire town hears the shocking story of Bat Boyís unholy origin.
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