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'Bat Boy' is a fully refined creature feature at Colonial Players
'Bat Boy' is a fully refined creature feature at Colonial Players

"Bat Boy: The Musical" may not be what one expects — there's not a baseball in sight— but it's still a must-see show in all aspects, captivating Colonial Players audiences since it opened in March. Set to a melodic pop-rock score, this tabloid tale — direct from Weekly World News — is set in a small West Virginia town where a half-human, half-bat mutant is found in a cave by the spelunking Taylor siblings, Ron, Rick and Ruthie. The tale unfolds as Bat Boy learns to behave most civilly toward towns folk — who respond less civilly toward him. The Colonial Players production of "Bat Boy" compares well to another renowned...

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