S C H O O L O F R O C K – T H E M U S I C A L
CAST LED BY DAVID FYNN AS DEWEY FINN WITH
FLORENCE ANDREWS, OLIVER JACKSON, PREEYA KALIDAS AND GARY TRAINOR
NATIONWIDE SEARCH FINDS THIRTY-NINE YOUNG ACTOR MUSICIANS
TO PERFORM IN DEWEY’S ROCK BAND
STUDENT RUSH EVERY WEDNESDAY WITH BEST SEATS FOR £10
Andrew Lloyd Webber announces David Fynn is to lead the London cast of School of Rock – The Musical as wannabe rock star Dewey Finn. Lloyd Webber’s West End production will begin previews at the New London Theatre on 24 October 2016 with opening night on 14 November 2016, School of Rock – The Musical is initially booking to 12 February 2017.
Based on the iconic hit movie and with a rocking new score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock – The Musical follows slacker and wannabe rock star Dewey Finn turn a class of straight-A students into an ear popping, riff scorching, all conquering rock band! Dewey poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school to make ends meet, and when he discovers his fifth graders’ musical talents, he enlists his class to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. As Dewey falls for the beautiful headmistress, can he and his students keep this special assignment secret as they learn to fully embrace the power of rock?
School of Rock features music from the movie, as well as new music written by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. School of Rock – The Musical is directed by Laurence Connor with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter, set and costume designs by Anna Louizos, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Mick Potter, music supervision by John Rigby with Matt Smith as musical director.
Best seats for £10.00 will be available every Wednesday evening an hour before curtain to purchase as part of the School of Rock – The Musical Student Rush scheme. These tickets will only be available in person from the New London Theatre Box Office.
School of Rock — The Musical is produced in the West End by Andrew Lloyd Webber for The Really Useful Group and Warner Music Group & Access Industries with Madeleine Lloyd Webber as Executive Producer.
Theatre: New London Theatre, 166 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5PW
Dates: 24 October 2016 – 12 February 2017
Press Night: 14 November 2016 at 7pm
Performances: Until 5 November 2016 – Monday – Saturday 7.30pm, Saturdays at 2.30pm
From 7 November 2016 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm, Sundays at 3pm
Christmas schedule: Monday 19 December 2016 at 7.30pm, Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 7.30pm,
Wednesday 21 December 2016 at 7.30pm,
Thursday 22December 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm,
Friday 23December 2016 at 7.30pm, Saturday 24December 2016 at 2.30pm
Sunday 25December 2016 – No performance,
Monday 26December 2016 at 7.30pm, Tuesday 27December 2016 at 7.30pm,
Wednesday 28December 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm,
Thursday 29December 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm,
Friday 30 December 2016 at 7.30pm, Saturday 31 December 2016 at 1.30pm and 6.30pm, Sunday 1January 2017 – no performance, Monday 2 January 2017 at 2.30pm
Running time: approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including interval
Prices: £25.00 – £75.00 with £10 off all ticket prices for previews
Student rush tickets for £10 on Wednesday evenings.
All ticket prices include a £1.50 restoration levy. No booking fee via official box office channels
Box Office: 0844 811 0052
Twitter & Instagram: @SchoolofRockuk