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School of Rock - 2015 - Broadway

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a brand new musical based on the famous Paramount film written by Mike White which starred Jack Black.

The musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. Completely disinterested in academic work, Dewey decides to create his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.

The stage musical is produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber who has composed 12 new songs to create a score which also features all the favorite songs from the movie. SCHOOL OF ROCK, with its sensational live kids' rock band, is a loving testimony to the transforming power of music.

May the spirit of rock be with you!

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission

Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1634 Broadway (At W. 50th St.) Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For School of Rock


School of Rock - TimeOut NY
It worked for the movie, and wow, does it work on Broadway, a double jolt of adrenaline and sugar to inspire the most helicoptered of tots to play hooky and go shred an ax. For those about to love School of Rock: We salute you. What a relief to see that an unlikely creative team-Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, veteran composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater (Leap of Faith)-successfully execute such a smart transfer of film to stage.

Review: ‘School of Rock’ Teaches the ABCs of Power Chords - New York Times
Me, I melted when two little girls started singing the backup chorus from Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" (one of many genial nods to classics). All the children are defined as distinct individuals but without excessive shtick. My personal favorite: the petite, poker-faced Evie Dolan as Katie the bass guitarist... Mr. Brightman never makes the mistake of trying to upstage his young co-stars; he gets down with, and brings out the best in, them in a performance as notable for its generosity as its virtuosity.


 



 

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by Nicole Rosky - January 20, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, School of Rock, which opened to rave reviews on Sunday, December 6, 2015, will play its final Broadway performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20, 2019. By that date, the show will have run for more than 3 years, playing 1,307 performances and 31 previews.
by Kelle Long - January 19, 2019
Every kid with a performer's heart deserves to experience three things in their childhood: access to an incredible arts program, a passionate mentor, and a really great Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. For me, that was the Springfield (Missouri) Little Theatre, Beth D., and The Phantom of the Opera. I wish for all of today's youth to find the arts and an inspiring mentor. As for Webber for this generation, there is School of Rock The Musical, which actually touches on all of the above. The tour is visiting the National Theatre in Washington, DC this month and packs the biggest dreams and highest professionalism into the tiniest bodies.
by Julie Musbach - January 17, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical will end its final Broadway performance on Sunday evening by welcoming back dozens of former young cast members back to the Winter Garden Theatre stage for one last epic jam session.
by Julie Musbach - January 15, 2019
The kids of The Ferryman attended and met their stage counterparts, kids of School of Rock. Check out the photo below!
by Nicole Rosky - December 10, 2018
School is still in session, but it won't be for long! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, School of Rock, which opened to rave reviews on Sunday, December 6, 2015, will play its final Broadway performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20, 2019. By that date, the show will have run for more than 3 years, playing 1,307 performances and 31 previews.
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 4, 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical announces today that it has released an anti-bullying Public Service Announcement video featuring a message from adult and kid cast members of the show.
by Jennifer Broski - December 3, 2018
School of Rock recently celebrated three years of rocking and rolling on Broadway. The show held a fan appreciation event and the posed with their cake. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below!
by Julie Musbach - November 24, 2018
Justin Collette is currently jamming the night away making his Broadway debut leading the School of Rock company as Dewey. Taking on a role as nonstop and electric as this, Collette has plenty to say about the experience including following in the steps of iconic actors Jack Black and Alex Brightman, working with overwhelmingly talented children, and the energy required to keep Dewey alive on stage from start to finish.
by Alan Henry - October 16, 2018
In the video below, go inside rehearsals for the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and West End smash hit rock musical, School of Rock - playing at Her Majesty's, Melbourne from October 31, 2018
by Stephi Wild - September 10, 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical will welcome back to the halls of Horace Green, Mamie Parris, as Principal Rosalie Mullins beginning on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She will play the role through the show's final performance on January 20, 2019 and succeeds Katherine McLaughlin, who plays her last performance on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
by Nicole Rosky - July 17, 2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical, announced today that the show will play its final Broadway performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on January 20, 2019. By that date, the show will have run for more than 3 years, playing 1,307 performances and 31 previews. The production recouped its entire Broadway investment in May of 2017.
by Julie Musbach - July 11, 2018
School of Rock - The Musical will welcome a new class of eight young rockers to Horace Green beginning on Monday, July 30, 2018. In addition, the show is excited to welcome Katherine McLaughlin, who will make her Broadway debut as "Principal Rosalie Mullins".
by Robert Sokol - July 8, 2018
SCHOOL OF ROCK is a fleetingly affable evening composed by Lloyd Webber for lyrics by Glenn Slater (Sister Act) and a book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). The kids are more than alright, saving the night and earning an 'A' for natural talent and a refreshingly unaffected stage presence.
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018
The coveted role of Dewey and an amazing cast of 36 children were today announced for the Australian premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and West End smash hit rock musical, School of Rock - playing at Her Majesty's, Melbourne from 31 October 2018